Joliet JackHammers

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Joliet JackHammers
Joliet JackHammers logo
Founded 2002
League Northern League
Team History Joliet JackHammers
Ballpark Silver Cross Field
Based in Joliet, Illinois
Team Colors blue, black, orange
Owner ?
Championships 0
Division Titles 1 (2002)
Mascot Jammer

The Joliet JackHammers began play in the Northern League in 2002. Matt Nokes managed the team for its first two years, and former big league skipper Hal Lanier became the team's manager for the 2006 season. Wally Backman followed him in 2008.

After the 2010 season, the team became the Joliet Slammers and shifted to the Frontier League.

Pete Rose, Jr. played for them.

Founded: 2002
Playoff appearances: 2002
Divisional titles won: 2002
League Championships won: None

Year-by-Year Record[edit]

Year Record Finish Manager Playoffs
2002 53-38 3rd Matt Nokes Lost in 1st round
2003 40-48 7th Matt Nokes
2004 49-47 5th (t) Jeff Isom
2005 36-60 11th Jeff Isom
2006 42-55 8th Hal Lanier
2007 45-51 5th Hal Lanier
2008 43-53 5th Wally Backman
2009 33-62 6th Wally Backman (24-42) / Ira Smith (9-20)
2010 53-47 3rd Chad Parker Lost in 1st round

External links[edit] Joliet JackHammers' Guide