Category Archives: Land O’ Lakes

Batter up at Monches

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Batter up at Monches by Fr. Lincoln F. Whelan transcribed by Michael R. Reilly, July 24, 2017 A conjunction of the baseball stars (and lesser satellites) made 1972 a real diamond jubilee for the old ball game at Monches. Their championship in the Land O’ Lakes league was the frosting and foam on the celebration cake and fixings. Here the… Read more »

North Lake Sports and the Reign of the Stapletons

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North Lake Sports and the Reign of the Stapletons by Martin Weber and Joe Daley, 1960 Transcribed by Michael R. Reilly, July 24, 2017 with notes added In the late twenties and thirties, the line-ups for baseball and basketball were jam-packed with the Stapletons. For many years the basketball team was made up entirely of Stapletons. The first time that… Read more »

Land O’ Lakes Baseball Western Division Final Standings 1997-2013

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  Land O’ Lakes Baseball Western Division Final Standings 1997-2013 Plus 2006 Tri County Standings 2006-2013 1997 LOL West Standings   W L Percentage Hartland Oilers 16 2 .889 Lannon Stonemen 16 2 .889 Menomonee Falls Lakers 12 6 .667 Oconomowoc Five Os 12 6 .667 Sussex Cardinals 8 10 .444 Monches Irish 6 11 .353 Merton Amvets 6 11… Read more »

Martin C. Weber, Father of Land O’ Lakes Baseball

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Merton News Living Lake Country Reporter, Posted: Sept. 18, 2008 LOL memorial Through the efforts of theLand O’ Lakes Old Timers Association and the Weber family, a new memorial in memory of Martin C. Weber Sr. and Martin C. Weber Jr. has been erected at the entrance to the hardball field at Merton’s Firemen’s Park. The public is invited to… Read more »

Barney Joecks – Lannon Groundskeeper, Scorekeeper

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Lannon Contributor Barney Joecks from the collection of Sussex Village Historian Fred H. Keller Posted: Living Sussex Sun, Dec. 27, 2011 Barney Joecks a volunteer groundskeeper is an honored man in the Village of Lannon. He died at age 50 in 1962 and 2012 will mark the 50th anniversary of his death and also the anniversary of the village and… Read more »

John Lutz – LOL Hall of Fame Inductee

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Do-it-all-player Lutz to be enshrined Sunday Hall of Fame inductee played many seasons with Lannon in LOL By CHRIS SCHUCK Posted:Living Sussex Sun. Nov. 3, 2009 ]]> Submitted Photo John Lutz lunges for a ball while playing baseball in 1983. Following in your father’s footsteps isn’t easy. Especially when your father is in the Old Time Ball Players Association Wisconsin… Read more »

Lannon Dewdrops, Raindrops, Puddles Little League

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Lannon Dewdrops, Raindrops, and PuddlesBaseball Leagues Curt Wieden: Here’s a #TBT for you. 1977 Lannon Little League Champs. Well, pretty sure it was 1977. Can’t remember what level this was, Raindrops, Dewdrops, whatever, but we were all around 12-14 at the time. I can’t remember everyone, and not sure if I’m right on everyone else, so correct me if I’m… Read more »

Sussex Cardinals Land O’ Lakes Baseball News

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Sussex in thick of things in Land O’Lakes West By CHUCK DELSMAN Posted: June 8, 2010 There’s been a change at the top of the Land O’Lakes Western Division baseball standings. Pewaukee is no longer in sole possession of first place. After a weekend of some hotly contested action and several postponements, the two first-place teams now are perennial powerhouses… Read more »

Lannon Land O’ Lakes Baseball News

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Lutz had ‘Major League’ moment Posted: Nov. 3, 2009 Many area baseball fans know just what kind of an impact player he was in Wisconsin, playing on the diamond for the Lannon Stonemen and Milwaukee Wolf’s Cleaners amateur baseball teams. But not as many are aware that John Lutz had a brief movie career, too. Lutz played shortstop for the… Read more »

William “Bill” Kallio – Land O’Lakes Baseball

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Tree dedicated to baseball Hall-of-Famer Bill Kallio By Fred Keller Posted: Living Sussex Sun, Aug. 4, 2009 ]]> Submitted Photo IN MEMORY – Since 1989, memorial trees have been added to the Sussex Village Parks, now more than 150 trees stand in Sussex parks. On July 18, a red maple tree was planted in memory of 57-year Sussex resident, Bill… Read more »