Missions Notebook: Cooler Nelson Prevails

SAN ANTONIO, Texas - Don't you hate it when a water cooler comes along and ruins your day? No, I'm not talking about a guest appearance I saw on Aqua Teen Hunger Force, but the events that transpired one fateful May 25.
July 15, 2005

Practice Paying Off for Jon Nelson

SAN ANTONIO, Texas - I'm walking through the clubhouse on day two of the San Antonio Missions' season, two-and-a-half hours before game time. It's a day after Jon Nelson's walk-off home run brought 7,447 fans to their feet, just as much for its unworldly distance as for its game-ending implications. I pass the indoor cage and what is the late-night hero doing? Taking batting practice.
April 11, 2005

Dramatic Finish Vaults Missions to 3-2 Win

SAN ANTONIO, Texas - Thursday's opening night game versus the Corpus Christi Hooks revolved around the celebrating of one hundred years of San Antonio Missions baseball. The scoreboard proudly displayed the magical three-digit number throughout the entire night, and special programs were given out to commemorate the date.
April 8, 2005