May 7, Extra Innings: Wisconsin’s Baseball Traditions

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Wisconsin's Northwoods League Baseball Team logos
Logos courtesy of the represented teams

Wisconsin Public Radio’s The Ideas Network invites sports fans to tune in for “Extra Innings,” a celebration of north central Wisconsin’s hometown baseball teams. From the Twin Ports to Wausau, La Crosse, Eau Claire and beyond, representatives from teams in the Northwoods League share their thoughts on the excitement of the season ahead and the ways that baseball enriches the communities in which they play.

Hosts Shereen Siewert and Ezra Wall welcome players, managers, owners and a team of colorful characters who bring communities together to celebrate America’s pastime. WPR sports reporter Megan Hart joins the program as well, sharing her insights on this unique league of college athletes.

Episode Credits

  • Shereen Siewert Host
  • Ezra Wall Host
  • Rick Reyer Producer
  • Paul Damberg Producer
  • Joy Ratchkramer Producer
  • Dawn Jewell Producer
  • Megan Hart Guest