Posts Tagged ‘fort worth cats’

Introducing Our New Sports Columnist, Rush Olson

Rush Olson
As a child, I often visited the Meadowbrook branch of the Fort Worth Public Library (now the eSkills Library & Job Center). I frequently checked out its sports encyclopedia. I checked it out so often, in fact, the librarian...


Fort Worth Cats Play for Championship

Kristian Lin
The scheduling dropped too late to make it into our Calendar section this week, but our own Fort Worth Cats will compete for the championship of United League Baseball starting tonight, as LaGrave Field hosts Game 1 of the best...

A called third strike on José Canseco led to a Cats employee’s demotion. Globe Photos/

Bad Call

Cats official’s demand that umpires go easy on Canseco gets no support.
A called third strike on José Canseco earlier this summer prompted a Fort Worth Cats official to charge onto LaGrave Field, argue the call, and — according to the umpire — demand that Canseco be shown favoritism in future ...

Learn to create calm spaces.

Night & Day

WED ▪ 12 How do we design interior spaces that reduce our stress levels? One answer: Figure out a way to keep smartphones out of said spaces. TCU interior design professor Laura Prestwood should have more enlightening ideas, ...


Fort Worth Cats Lie Down With Jose Canseco, Everyone Gets Fleas

Jeff Prince
Jose Canseco was supposed to be the carnival sideshow whose wackiness might overshadow the ominous stank coming from the Fort Worth Cats recently. Money woes, grumbling vendors, and employees walking off the job don’t exa...


A Lucchesi In Da House

The Fort Worth Cats have struggled recently with an ownership change, diminished attendance, vendors grumbling about not being paid, management types walking off the job, and a stadium that needs sprucing up. Even the team’s ...

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More Hairballs At LaGrave Field

Jeff Prince
Fort Worth Cats owner John Bryant has insisted the team is doing fine and the 2013 season is good to go. But things are amiss. Director of Baseball Operations Steve Maddock posted a succinct message on the team’s Facebook pag...

Fletcher: “It seems to me they’ve bitten off more than they can chew.” Jeff Prince

Cats, Balls, and Clocks

Fans are worried — again — about Fort Worth’s minor league team.
Nine lives? The Fort Worth Cats must be on 11 or 12 by now, particularly after former owner Carl Bell ran out of money and lost LaGrave Field to bank foreclosure last year. Things seemed to be looking up after new owners John B...


Snarls In Cat Land?

Fort Worth Cats fans raised a collective eyebrow after General Manager Chris Hart resigned last week. Hart was considered a sales wunderkind and effective leader when he was recruited from the Texas Rangers earlier this year. H...

The Dallas Holocaust Museum pays tribute to the undercover agents who went behind enemy lines in its current exhibit Ritchie Boys: Secret Heroes of World War II.

Night & Day

WED ▪ 1 The idea of the U.S. military deploying German Jews to fight against the Nazis during World War II isn’t just a subplot from Inglourious Basterds but something that in fact happened. The Dallas Holocaust Museum pays...