Santa Barbara Foresters News
Face Ozark Generals today, after Sunday victory over Vienna Senators. Read story.
Monday, August 11, 2008
Santa Barbara baseballers whip Wichita team, face Capahas on Friday. Read story.
Thursday, August 7, 2008
Santa Barbara's baseballers kick off tournament in Wichita on August 6; hear it live online. Read story.
Wednesday, August 6, 2008
Here's the deal when you sign up with the Santa Barbara Foresters: You get to spend two months playing baseball in a pleasant coastal climate and then two steaming August weeks in Wichita, Kansas. Read story.
Tuesday, July 29, 2008
Santa Barbara's baseballers win 15th California Collegiate League title; last game on Tuesday. Read story.
Monday, July 28, 2008
Santa Barbara's baseballers lose third game in Havana; come home today. Read story.
Tuesday, June 24, 2008
Santa Barbara's baseball team loses second time in Havana; last game on Monday, June 23. Read story.
Monday, June 23, 2008
It's time once again for the Santa Barbara Foresters, the amateur baseball team that's known nationally and internationally. Read story.
Thursday, June 12, 2008
Santa Barbara's ballers keep rolling with 12-2 mercy win at NBC World Series. Read story.
Friday, August 10, 2007
S.B. baseballers win again in NBC World Series and play tonight at 5:30 p.m. Read story.
Thursday, August 9, 2007
Near-perfect pitching propels Santa Barbara over Oklahoma in Wichita. Read story.
Tuesday, August 7, 2007
There were no corks popping at UCSB's Caesar Uyesaka Stadium on Sunday after the Santa Barbara Foresters clinched the championship of the California Collegiate League. It was the 14th time the team won the league pennant, and it has a bigger prize in mind-a repeat victory in the National Baseball Congress World Series. Read story.
Thursday, August 2, 2007
Big-time baseball players have been known to come out of small towns in Oklahoma. Most notably, Mickey Mantle grew up in Commerce, a spot on the map in the northeast corner of the state. Read story.
Thursday, July 5, 2007
They're called the 'Sters, which is more than an abbreviated nickname for the Santa Barbara Foresters. It is a homonym for the way they play: They stir up things on the baseball diamond. Read story.
Thursday, May 31, 2007
Twelve years ago, I wrote a cover story for this newspaper on the Santa Barbara Foresters summer baseball team. It began, simply enough, "This is a story about baseball." Well, this is another story about baseball, and a dozen years, more than 600 games, and an endless chain of hot dogs later, that story finally has an ending. Read story.