Here Are Some Local Baseball Dates to Remember
If you are like me, I am ready to move on from winter and into spring and baseball season. With the last full day of winter is scheduled for March 19, which is 47 days away, I thought I would present some dates for baseball fans and non-fans that would warm us up here in February. So here are those dates:
2-2-18 Hannibal LaGrange University meets Dallas Christian College in Texas for their opening game.
2-3-18 Culver-Stockton plays at Union College at Barbourville, Ky. for a season opening doubleheader.
2-13-18 St. Louis Cardinals Pitchers & Catchers report to Spring Training in Jupiter, Florida.
2-17-18 Quincy University meets Southern Indiana at Cleveland, Miss. in season opening doubleheader.
2-23-18 St. Louis Cardinals play their 1st Spring training game vs. the Miami Marlins in Jupiter, Florida.
2-23-18 Chicago Cubs play their 1st Spring training game vs. the Milwaukee Brewers.
2-23-18 Hannibal LaGrange University home opener vs. Crowley’s Ridge College for a doubleheader.
3-2-18 Quincy University home opener vs. McKendree University.
3-2-18 John Wood Community College meets Kaskaskia in Centralia, Illinois for season opener.
3-17-18 Culver-Stockton hosts Baker University in a home opening double-header.
3-24-18 John Wood Community College hosts Lewis & Clark Community College in home opener.
3-29-18 St. Louis Cardinals vs. New York Mets in New York for season opener.
3-29-18 Chicago Cubs open regular season at Miami vs. the Marlins.
4-5-18 St. Louis Cardinals home opener vs. the Arizona Diamondbacks.
4-9-18 Chicago Cubs host the Pittsburgh Pirates in home opener.