Morgan to Return as Manager for 2014 Season
The Lakeshore Chinooks announced Monday morning that field manager Eddy Morgan would be returning to his role of field manager for the 2014 season. It will be Morgan’s second season as the Chinooks field manager. “Eddy and the staff did a tremendous job with our team this year and we are very excited about having Eddy return as the Field Manager of the Chinooks for the 2014 season. Eddy does a nice job of balancing playing to win along with developing players skills so they return to their colleges better players as well as allowing the kids to have fun while they are here. We all agree, we want the kids to have a meaningful experience and one they look back on fondly,” said Chinooks general manager Dean Rennicke.
The Northwoods League has more teams, plays more games, and draws more fans than any other Summer Collegiate League in North America. The 2013 season marked the 20th season of Northwoods League baseball. 116 former players have gone on to play Major League baseball. NoTABLE `lack_content` alumni of the league include Curtis Granderson (Yankees), Chris Sale (White Sox), Max Scherzer (Tigers), Josh Willingham (Twins) and Jordan Zimmermann (Nationals).