Archive | December, 2010

Smokies Top Ten in 2010

By Roger Hoover The 2010 Tennessee Smokies saw a season of unprecedented success in club history, culminating with a franchise-best 86-53 regular season record and a second-straight Southern League North Division championship. While the season has been over since late September, the end of the calendar year is a good time to look back at […]

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Smokies Announce 2011 Coaching Staff

By Rennie Leon / smokiesbaseball.com SEVIERVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Smokies, Double-A minor league affiliate of the Chicago Cubs, proudly announce today former major leaguer Brian Harper will be the team’s manager for the 2011 season.  Joining Harper on next year’s staff will be pitching coach Marty Mason, hitting coach Mariano Duncan and athletic trainer […]

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Farewell Ron Santo

By Roger Hoover / Smokies Radio Network The baseball world received some sad news on Friday when we learned former Cubs third baseman and long-time WGN Radio broadcaster Ron Santo passed away. Santo, who worked on WGN as a color analyst since the 1990 season, died at age 70 due to complications from bladder cancer. […]

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