The Redding Colt 45s Have Added 3 Players from Michigan State Univ

The Redding Colt 45s have added 3 players from Michigan State Univ of the Big 10 Conference. The Colt 45s formerly of the Far West League are now playing as an Independent Collegiate Summer team in 2014.   Nolan Dill… Continue Reading


Little League’s Challengers Division: Where Everyone’s Able

It’s a warm Saturday morning at the Shasta Dam Area Little League Fields. Gray pines and maples surround the fields where baseball, that great American sport, is in full swing. The players are here, decked out in their jerseys with… Continue Reading

Baseball Committee Seeks Home Run in Pepsi Vote

A community voting blitz is underway this month for a $250,000 Pepsi Refresh grant that would help kick-start the construction of a Redding community baseball field for youth leagues and collegiate teams on Simpson University’s campus. Online voters are eligible… Continue Reading


Washed Clean From The Sins Of Pro Baseball

My colleague Jim Dyar’s recent piece on “The Church of Baseball” got me thinking about my estrangement from the game. Like Jim, I grew up a baseball fan. My Little League days provide some of my fondest childhood memories. From… Continue Reading