Lansing Lugnuts

Joe 'Tornado' Toth photo
Scott Pohl / WKAR/MSU

A unique four-day event began Thursday at Jackson Field in Lansing, home of the Lansing Lugnuts baseball team.


Lansing Collegiate Locos players at bat
Sophia Saliby/ WKAR

With the cancellation of the Minor League Baseball season this year, Cooley Law School Stadium, the home of the Lansing Lugnuts, has sat mostly vacant all summer.

However, a new series of games kicked off at the stadium July 23 to give fans a taste of the baseball they’ve been missing.


Jesse Goldberg-Strassler
Al Martin / WKAR-MSU

There will be baseball at Cooley Law School Stadium! Jesse Goldberg-Strassler of the Lansing Lugnuts tells us all about it!


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It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas at the Cooley Law School Stadium. The Holiday Lights Stadium Style event opened to the public on Saturday. WKAR student reporter Alina Zhuravel explains how participants can get into the holiday spirit while also embracing the season of giving. 

 


Cooley Law School Stadium photo
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The president of the Lansing Lugnuts, Nick Grueser, will leave the team in February.

Marshall Hollingsworth photo
Lansing Ignite

Lansing Ignite midfielder Marshall Hollingsworth joins Wednesday's Current Sports with Al Martin and discusses a Monday morning meeting in which the team was notified that the football club would be discontinued. Hollingsworth says that club president Nick Grueser delivered the news to the team and that head coach Nate Miller and vice president / general manager Jeremey Sampson were also present. After Grueser spoke, Hollingsworth says that he voiced his displeasure in front of everyone in the room and was met with an understanding response. 

Listen as Hollingsworth talks with Al about the unexpected news and how it will impact the players, employees of the team, and the Lansing community. 


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Greg Monahan

Lansing Lugnuts in-stadium host Greg Monahan stops by Current Sports with Al Martin to talk about his time in Lansing coming to an end. Monahan has accepted a new job in Minnesota and discusses the transition, voicing a heartfelt goodbye to all of the fans who showed him love throughout the past few years at Cooley Law School Stadium. Monahan also updates us on the positive turnaround during his battle with ulcerative colitis. That, and more, on today's Current Sports Segment of the Day. 

Current Sports | July 23, 2019

Jul 23, 2019
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WKAR-MSU

Magic Johnson on Earle Robinson; Greg Monahan; Lansing Lugnuts


WATCH - Cooley Law School Stadium Transforms To Do Double Professional Franchise Duty

May 22, 2019
Ian Kress

Originally designed to just be a professional minor league baseball stadium, Cooley Law School Stadium has been hosting the Lugnuts and a soccer franchise for the first time. 

Lansing Lugnuts Attract Fans Baseball, Bobbleheads And Creative Promotions

May 20, 2019
Lansing Lugnuts

It takes more than homers and no-hitters to put fans in the stands, so the Lugnuts go with creative promotions to attract Star Wars, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and other pop culture fans.

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