Willmar Stingers

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Willmar Stingers
Team Logo
League Northwoods League (North Division)
Location Willmar, Minnesota
Ballpark Bill Taunton Stadium at Baker Field
Year founded 2010
League championships 0
Division championships 0
Former name(s) Willmar Stingers (2010-present)
Colors black, yellow
Ownership Ryan Voz and Marc Jerzak
Manager Matt Hollod
Media West Central Tribune
Website willmarstingers.com

The Willmar Stingers are a baseball team that plays in the Northwoods League, a collegiate summer baseball league. The Stingers played their inaugural season in 2010. The team plays its home games at Bill Taunton Stadium at Baker Field.

On June 3, 2010, the franchise's first ever hit and run were recorded by former Willmar Cardinal and current Cleveland Indians minor leaguer Jordan Smith.

The Stingers were honored with the Northwoods League Organization of the Year Award in 2010. Stingers co-owner Marc Jerzak credited "Stingers fans, host families, sponsors and city officials" for "[making] the 2010 Inaugural season a memorable one."[1]

Alumni in professional baseball[edit]

The Stingers have not had any players reach the major leagues but have 23 currently playing in the affiliated minors as of the 2013 season.


  1. ^ Kern Named NWL Executive of the Year at northwoodsleague.com, URL accessed October 21, 2010. Archived 10-21-2010

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