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BASELINES’ AWARDS FOR THE 2011 SEASON

         TRENTON, NJ – We’ve become accustomed to some extra September baseball around these parts over the past several years.           In fact, this space has often been devoted to a playoff preview and analysis at this time. This year’s … Continue reading

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THUNDER’S BURNHAM EARNS 2011 BROADCASTER OF THE YEAR

TRENTON – Thunder manager Tony Franklin, given his duties during a game, rarely gets a chance to listen to the Thunder radiocasts, either on WTSR (FM 91.3) or the via the Internet.             Tuesday night, however, Franklin spent part of … Continue reading

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MANY THINGS TO LIKE ABOUT THUNDER’S 2011 SEASON

TRENTON – The Thunder return for their final homestand beginning tonight, eight games featuring four with New Britain and four with New Hampshire. Our favorite team is stumbling toward the finish a bit, but there were some marvelous moments as … Continue reading

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2012 THUNDER MAY LOOK A LOT LIKE THE 2011 THUNDER

So here we are in the late stages of the 2011 season, The Thunder, once 48-33 and in first place in the Eastern League East, now sit just below .500 and are in a fight for the playoff. Compared to … Continue reading

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THUNDER ROAD TO PLAYOFFS APPEARS BUMPY AT THIS POINT

TRENTON, N.J. – Back on July 2, the Thunder, with Derek Jeter playing and 9,002 fans at Waterfront Park, scored a come-from-behind 4-3 win over the Altoona Curve. As the team celebrated Corban Joseph’s game-winning RBI that drove in Damon … Continue reading

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THUNDER PART-OWNER STANLEY – FROM GLENS FALLS TO KAMPALA

      Both the media and dozens of Thunder fans can recognize Dick Stanley when he attends a Thunder game at Waterfront Park.        A baseball guy, academician, generous sort, consultant to industry and cancer survivor, Stanley has spent over $1.5 … Continue reading

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LYERLY MAKING A STRONG IMPRESSION AFTER MOVE NORTH

TRENTON – Infielder Robert Lyerly quickly noticed one major difference between the Class-A Advanced Florida State League and the Class-AA Eastern League when he joined the Thunder June 21. “In the Florida State League, I got used to 105 degrees,’’ … Continue reading

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