A-League Baseball is the third level of four levels of minor league baseball. (There are three levels within A-League baseball, those being A Advanced, A and A short season.) Typically, the next step for advancement for A-League baseball players is a Double-A baseball team.
The A-League baseball team affiliated with the Arizona Diamondbacks is the South Bend Silver Hawks. The South Bend Silver Hawks play in the Midwest League for Minor League Baseball. Their home city is South Bend, Indiana.
The name of the South Bend Silver Hawks mascot is Swoop. Swoop has his own blog! Some of the players who have played for the South Bend Silver Hawks that eventually made it to the big leagues with the Arizona Diamondbacks include Mike Koplove, Lyle Overbay, Oscar Villarreal, Robby Hammock, Brandon Webb, Jose Valverde, Chad Tracy, Scott Hairston, Doug Slaten, Miguel Montero, Mark Reynolds, Justin Upton, Gerardo Parra.
South Bend Silver Hawks Home Stadium: Stanley Coveleski Regional Stadium ("The Cove"). It is located at 501 W. South Street in
South Bend, Indiana. See this location on a map. The stadium seats 5,000 people.
Contact the South Bend Silver Hawks By Phone: 574-235-9988
The South Bend Silver Hawks current schedule can be seen on the South Bend Silver Hawks web site. You can buy tickets for South Bend Silver Hawks games in advance online or call 574-235-9988. The gates to Coveleski Stadium normally open one hour prior to the scheduled game time.