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Encyclopedia > Worcester Tornadoes
Worcester Tornadoes
Founded in 2005
Worcester, Massachusetts

Team Logo

Cap Insignia
League affiliations
  • Can-Am League
Name
  • Worcester Tornadoes (2005-present)
Team Colors
  • Black, Orange
Ballpark
Championships
  • League titles: (1) 2005
Owner(s)/Operated By: Perfect Game LLC
General Manager: R.C. Reuteman
Manager: Rich Gedman
Media: Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Website: www.worcestertornadoes.com

The Worcester Tornadoes are an independant league baseball team based in Worcester, Massachusetts. Since the 2005 season, they have played in the Canadian-American Association of Professional Baseball (the "Can-Am League"), an independent league that is not affiliated with Major League Baseball or with the Minor League Baseball organization. The following are the baseball events of the year 2005 throughout the world. ... Nickname: Location in Massachusetts Coordinates: Country United States State Massachusetts County Worcester County Settled 1673 Incorporated 1684 Government  - Type Council-manager also known as Plan E  - City Manager Michael V. OBrien  - Mayor Konstantina B. Lukes  - City Council Dennis L. Irish Michael C. Perotto Joseph M. Petty Gary Rosen Kathleen... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... The Canadian-American Association of Professional Baseball, based in Durham, North Carolina, is a professional, independent baseball league located in the Northeastern United States and the Canadian province of Quebec. ... Hanover Insurance Park at Fitton Field is the home of the Worcester Tornadoes baseball team, as well as the home of the baseball program for the College of the Holy Cross. ... A view of the playing field at Busch Memorial Stadium, St. ... Nickname: Location in Massachusetts Coordinates: Country United States State Massachusetts County Worcester County Settled 1673 Incorporated 1684 Government  - Type Council-manager also known as Plan E  - City Manager Michael V. OBrien  - Mayor Konstantina B. Lukes  - City Council Dennis L. Irish Michael C. Perotto Joseph M. Petty Gary Rosen Kathleen... The Canadian-American Association of Professional Baseball, based in Durham, North Carolina, is a professional, independent baseball league located in the Northeastern United States and the Canadian province of Quebec. ... Independent baseball leagues are professional baseball organizations located in the United States and Canada. ... This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Minor League Baseball. ...

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History

The team played its first game in May 2005; its home field is Hanover Insurance Park at Fitton Field or the HIP At FIT, located at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester. The Tornadoes are owned by Perfect Game LLC. Ted Tye is Chairman of the Board, RC Reuteman is president/GM and the team is managed by former Boston Red Sox catcher Rich Gedman with Gedman's former batterymate, Bob Ojeda, as pitching coach. Amenities at the 3,000-seat park include restrooms, souvenir shops, and concession stands. Hanover Insurance Park at Fitton Field is the home of the Worcester Tornadoes baseball team, as well as the home of the baseball program for the College of the Holy Cross. ... Not to be confused with Holy Cross College (Indiana) or other similarly named Holy Cross Colleges. ... Major league affiliations American League (1901–present) East Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1, 4, 8, 9, 27, 42 Name Boston Red Sox (1908–present) Boston Americans (1901-1907) Other nicknames The BoSox, The Olde Towne Team, The Sox Ballpark Fenway Park (1912–present) Huntington Avenue Baseball Grounds... The position of the catcher Catcher is also a general term for a fielder who catches the ball in cricket. ... Richard Leo Rich Gedman (born September 26, 1959) is a former Major League Baseball catcher and left-handed batter who played with the Boston Red Sox (1980-90), Houston Astros (1990-91) and St. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Robert Michael Ojeda (born December 17, 1957) is a former Major League Baseball left-handed pitcher who pitched for five different MLB teams over fifteen seasons including the 1986 World Champion New York Mets. ...


They were named after a destructive tornado that hit Worcester on June 9, 1953. The Flint-Worcester Tornadoes were two tornadoes, one occurring in Flint, Michigan on June 8, 1953, the other in Worcester, Massachusetts on June 9, 1953. ... June 9 is the 160th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (161st in leap years), with 205 days remaining. ... Year 1953 (MCMLIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...


The Tornadoes, in their first year of existence, won the Can-Am League Championship after sweeping the Quebec Capitales three games to none. After beating Quebec in the first two games in Canada, the Tornadoes clinched the championship on its home field on September 15, 2005. Founded 1999 Ballpark Stade Municipal Based in Quebec City, QC Team Colors Navy Blue, Gold League Can-Am League Local Media Le Journal de Québec Le Soleil Owner Miles Wolff General Manager Miles Wolff Field Manager Michel Laplante Championships 2006 (Can-Am League) Website capitalesdequebec. ... is the 258th day of the year (259th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Quick facts

Current uniform colors: White with orange piping for home games and grey for away games. Home with the word "Tornadoes" across the front and number on the back. Black hats with an orange brim and button and the letter "W" in script.
Current logo design: A tornado swirling around a baseball bat with a "W" superimposed over the twister centered over a white baseball with orange threads. This is similar to the logo for Lowell Spinners, also a Massachusetts-based baseball team. The tornado and baseball design is centered inside of a black ring outlined in orange with the team's name arched around in beige, scripted letters.
Current mascot: Twister (2005-present).
Current Broadcasters: Radio: Jeremy Lechan
Current Radio Stations: WTAG(AM)/580-Worcester

A uniform is a set of standard clothing worn by members of an organisation whilst participating in that organisations activity. ... Millie, once mascot of the City of Brampton, is now the Brampton Arts Councils representative. ... Twister may mean: the game Twister the movie Twister a slang word for a tornado a tongue twister, something difficult to pronounce The name of a roller coaster in Knoebels amusement park in Elysburg, Pennsylvania. ... WTAGs history begins May 1, 1924 when the C T Sherer Co. ...

2007 Worcester Tornadoes:

Pitchers

  •  0 Flag of Australia P.J. Bevis
  • 36 Flag of the United States John Birtwell
  • 27 Flag of the United States Junior Guerrero
  • 25 Flag of the United States Michael Meagher
  • 35 Flag of the United States Ryan Mitchell
  • 22 Flag of the United States Greg Montalbano
  • 30 Flag of the United States Alex Pena
  • 38 Flag of the United States Eddie Pena
  • 12 Flag of the United States Matt Salvato
  • 21 Flag of the United States Chris Shank
  • 29 Flag of the United States Matt Weagle
  • 26 Flag of the United States Reid Willett

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  • 11 Flag of the United States Patrick Perry
  • 28 Flag of the United States Yohanny Valera
 

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  • 20 Flag of the United States Chris Colabello
  •  6 Flag of the United States Jeff Lahair
  •  7 Flag of the United States Michael MacMillan
  • 13 Flag of the United States Dominic Ramos
  • 14 Flag of the Dominican Republic Euvi Solano

Outfielders Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Dominican_Republic. ...

  •  8 Flag of the United States Josh Beauregard
  •  3 Flag of the United States Keith Beauregard
  •  4 Flag of the United States Josh Farkes
  • 17 Flag of the United States Andrew Wishy
 

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  • -- Flag of the United States Rich Gedman - Manager
  • -- Flag of the United States Bobby Ojeda - Pitching Coach
  • -- Flag of the United States Barry Glinski - Hitting Coach
  • -- Flag of the United States Dave Smith - Third Base Coach

Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Richard Leo Rich Gedman (born September 26, 1959) is a former Major League Baseball catcher and left-handed batter who played with the Boston Red Sox (1980-90), Houston Astros (1990-91) and St. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ...

External links


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Massachusetts - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (4380 words)
The fourteen counties, moving roughly from west to east, are Berkshire, Franklin, Hampshire, Hampden, Worcester, Middlesex, Essex, Suffolk, Norfolk, Bristol, Plymouth, Barnstable, Dukes, and Nantucket.
Candlepin bowling was invented in Worcester, Massachusetts in 1880.
The bulk of the state's population is the approximately 5,800,000 people of Greater Boston, including Boston proper, the North Shore, South Shore, and the western suburbs.
Flint-Worcester Tornadoes: Information From Answers.com (853 words)
These tornadoes are also related together in the public mind because for a brief period it was debated in the U.S. Congress whether recent atomic bomb testing in the upper atmosphere had caused the tornadoes.
The Worcester tornado was a milestone in many regards, not only because of its enormous size and unusual geographic location, but also due to the fact it was the nation's costliest tornado in raw dollars at the time, and its 1300 injuries still stands as the 4th worst in U.S. history.
Founded in 2004, the Worcester Tornadoes are the independent Can-Am League (Canadian-American Association of Professional Baseball) expansion team that plays their home games at Fitton Field at the College of the Holy Cross, in Worcester, Massachusetts.
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