Beer returns for his 7th season
HAMILTON - The longest serving member of the Hamilton Cardinals, Chris Beer will return for his 7th season. The 2018 season marked career highs for Chris in average, hits, doubles, rbi's and stolen bases. Chris hit .296 (42-142) with 10 doubles, 2 homeruns while driving in 19 and chipping in 7 stolen bases in 7 attempts. Chris also led the team in hitting in the playoffs with an outstanding average of .441 (15-34).
"What can I say about Chris, that has not already been said. He's a true professional, a team leader and solid IBL player who is respected in the clubhouse and around the league, we are glad to have him back ", states GM Jeff Lounsbury.
Chris has seen his share of ups and downs over his 7 seasons and when asked about the coming season replied " It's hard not be to be excited about the 2019 season. After taking steps in the right direction last year, and now the addition of a couple of new pieces and with the core group of guys coming back, the Cardinals will be buzzing in May. We have high expectations for this team and I'm excited to keep building in the right direction moving forward. It's a great day to be a Cardinal!"
The Hamilton Cardinals are members of Ontario’s most elite baseball league, The Intercounty Baseball League. The 101 year old summer league is one of the oldest baseball leagues in the world, established in 1919.
Season tickets are on sale now. Call the Carmen's Group Box Office 905-387-0007 to reserve. Season Tickets & IBL road pass available for $100.00