VIDEO: Mets prospect Michael Conforto returns to Tacoma for first time since 2011
Michael Conforto - a Redmond H.S. and Oregon State University product - made his first appearance at Cheney Stadium on Thursday since the Class 3A state tournament in 2011. He hit the game winning two-run home run for Las Vegas against the Rainier
Former manager Dan Rohn said it couldn't be done, but on Sept. 1, 2004, Rainiers first baseman A.J. Zapp became the first player to hit a home run over the giant 29-foot centerfield wall in Cheney Stadium.
Olympia attorney and Tacoma native Bret Woody shows off some of his growing collection of Tacoma Rainiers gear. He’s particularly fond of the hat featuring the solitary R. “It’s just a way to represent my city. I love Tacoma,” Woody said of his co