baseball

Current Sports | October 25, 2017

Oct 25, 2017
Peter Whorf / WKAR

RIP Fats Domino; The World Series; University of Michigan Football; Kevin Moore; Inner City Baseball; Future of Sports Journalism; Callers.


ball and glove
flickr/Snapmann

Four Michigan congressmen will take the field tonight at Washington Nationals Park, one day after a gunman wounded five people at a practice game for the annual charity baseball game.  Rep. John Moolenaar (R-MI 4) will be among them.

Current Sports | June 5, 2017

Jun 5, 2017
Flickr/josephleenovak

Diamond Classic; Baseball; Michigan State Football; NBA Finals; Stanley Cup Finals; Stefan Kubus; Detroit Tigers.

Current Sports | June 2, 2017

Jun 2, 2017
Ken Lund / Flickr Creative Commons

Jack McCloskey; Detroit Pistons; NBA Finals; LeBron James; Steph Curry; Kevin Durant; S.W.A.P. Meet with James Moore; Detroit Tigers; Michigan State Football.

Current Sports | May 31, 2017

May 31, 2017
Melissa Ingells, WKAR News

Keith Mumphery; Michigan State Football; Michigan Sports Hall of Fame; Lansing Community College Baseball; Andrew Huard; Lansing State Journal Sports Awards; Brian Calloway


Current Sports | May 26, 2017

May 26, 2017
MSU Athletics

NBA Playoffs; Michael Jordan; LeBron James; Jake Boss Jr.; James Moore; Michigan State Football


Current Sports | May 24, 2017

May 24, 2017
Rick Curti / Charlotte Bats

Michigan State; Detroit Tigers; NFL Celebrations;  NBA Playoffs; NHL Playoffs; Rick Curti; Minor Legaue Baseball; Charlotte Bats

Reginald Hardwick / WKAR-MSU

Saturday will be Opening Day  for the Lansing Lugnuts. The baseball team has a splashy and family-friendly events to start the season. 


Keeping MSU baseball strong and healthy is a team effort

Mar 10, 2017
MSU Athletic Communications

EAST LANSING - College athletes need to get in shape, stay in shape and avoid injury over a long season. Sounds easy, but in reality, it is a challenge that is taken on by a team – athletes, coaches, athletic trainers and a nutritionist.

MSU baseball’s Boss Jr. closing in on career milestone

Mar 10, 2017
Michigan State Athletic Communications

EAST LANSING, Mich. – Michigan State baseball coach Jake Boss Jr. knows he’s in elite company. It’s not easy to become a head coach of a Division I baseball team, and there are few positions at the top.

New sod at Cooley Law School Stadium photo
Kevin Lavery / WKAR

Current State’s Kevin Lavery talks with Lansing Lugnuts general manager Nick Grueser about the new upgrades to the playing field at Cooley Law School Stadium.


Henry Ford baseball photo
Courtesy photo / Lelands.com

A baseball signed by Henry Ford was discovered in a New Jersey couple’s attic. Along with Ford’s signature were signatures of some other Ford engineers and racing great Ralph DePalma. We speak with Josh Evans, the founder of Lelands.com, which is auctioning the ball on Friday.


Tim Zeko photo
Scott Pohl / WKAR

Not every baseball fan in Michigan is obsessed with the Detroit Tigers. Lots of people around here root for the Chicago Cubs. We’ll talk with WKAR-TV executive producer Tim Zeko about how special it is to see his team in the World Series for the first time since 1945.


The business side of Lansing Lugnuts baseball

Sep 23, 2016
Crosstown Showdown photo
Joel Dinda / flickr creative commons

With the end of the minor league baseball season, things are slowing down at Cooley Law School Stadium in Lansing. We talk with Lugnuts general manager Nick Grueser about the 2016 season and what's already being planned for next year.


WKAR

Cooley Law School Stadium, home of the Lansing Lugnuts baseball team, has transformed its field into an 18-hole miniature golf course for the week. The turf was installed in 2005 and will be replaced come next baseball season. What better way to say goodbye to the old real-estate than to play a little golf?

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