Former Greensboro Hornets Player Don Mattingly named MLB National League Manager of the Year

The Miami Marlins’ Don Mattingly has been named the National League Manager of the Year, for Major League Baseball/MLB, in 2020….. Mattingly played here in Greensboro, with the Greensboro Hornets in 1980, as a 19-year-old and hit .358 and was named South Atlantic League Player of the Year. He played more in the outfield than… Continue reading Former Greensboro Hornets Player Don Mattingly named MLB National League Manager of the Year

Fondly Remembering Grady Fonville, one of the Biggest Greensboro Baseball Fans Ever:Grady was LOB, but with an RBI he is headed for Home(RIP Grady Fonville gone at age 92)

One of Greensboro’s biggest baseball fans ever has left us…Grady Fonville is gone, he has passed away…Grady was 92 years old. We used to see Grady Fonville at all of the old Greensboro Hornets and Greensboro Bats baseball games at the old venerable War Memorial Stadium, and that kind of describes Grady too…Venerable… He was… Continue reading Fondly Remembering Grady Fonville, one of the Biggest Greensboro Baseball Fans Ever:Grady was LOB, but with an RBI he is headed for Home(RIP Grady Fonville gone at age 92)

Building Greensboro Baseball with a look at Ownership Groups from over the years

From the modern-day era of Greensboro Minor League Baseball…Going back to 1979, and up to the current-day edition of Greensboro Baseball… It got me thinking this over this past Fourth of July Holiday Weekend…Thinking about the ownership and management groups that have run Greensboro Minor League Baseball over the years, going back to 1979…. The… Continue reading Building Greensboro Baseball with a look at Ownership Groups from over the years

We have been working hard to reach our list of All-Time Best Coaches and here’s one for you:Double A/Alan Ashkinazy with the Greensboro Batting Center

We got our readers posting their Top All-Time Top Coaches this week and for one of our readers, this was his All-Time Best List…. SE Alum said, Alan Ashkinazy Dave Beasley Roy Turner We have been going after ALL of the coaches we have been hearing about and be it by Twitter, Facebook, Email or… Continue reading We have been working hard to reach our list of All-Time Best Coaches and here’s one for you:Double A/Alan Ashkinazy with the Greensboro Batting Center

Former Greensboro Hornet and Atlanta Braves’ outfielder Otis Nixon missing:Police are asking for help to find Nixon/To use a baseball term, Otis Nixon has been Found(Safe)

from Twitter: *****Woodstock, Police, GA @WoodstockPD***** UPDATE: Otis Nixon has been located and is safe. We appreciate the assistance from the public and media. He played for the Greensboro Hornets and he is one of the fastest players to ever come through this town….He and his brother Donnell were outstanding high school baseball players, coming… Continue reading Former Greensboro Hornet and Atlanta Braves’ outfielder Otis Nixon missing:Police are asking for help to find Nixon/To use a baseball term, Otis Nixon has been Found(Safe)