Images: Chicago Dogs and Kane County Cougars home openers

 
 
Updated 5/13/2022 10:01 PM

The Chicago Dogs held their season opener Friday night in Rosemont and the Kane County Cougars held their home opener in Geneva.

The Chicago Dogs hosted the Gary SouthShore Railcats for its 2022 baseball season opener on Friday, May 13 at Impact Field in Rosemont. Before the game players Johnathon Tripp (34) and AJ Kullman (39) signed autographs.
  The Chicago Dogs hosted the Gary SouthShore Railcats for its 2022 baseball season opener on Friday, May 13 at Impact Field in Rosemont. Before the game players Johnathon Tripp (34) and AJ Kullman (39) signed autographs.
Paul Valade | Staff Photographer
Chicago Dogs usher Bob Shamie hands out tickets to fans for a free t-shirt before the start of Friday's season opener at Impact Field in Rosemont.
  Chicago Dogs usher Bob Shamie hands out tickets to fans for a free t-shirt before the start of Friday's season opener at Impact Field in Rosemont.
Paul Valade | Staff Photographer
Chicago Dogs' Anfernee Grier, center, fist bumps fellow players during introductions. The Dogs hosted the Gary SouthShore Railcats for its 2022 baseball season opener on Friday, May 13 at Impact Field in Rosemont.
  Chicago Dogs' Anfernee Grier, center, fist bumps fellow players during introductions. The Dogs hosted the Gary SouthShore Railcats for its 2022 baseball season opener on Friday, May 13 at Impact Field in Rosemont.
Paul Valade | Staff Photographer
Caitlin Metcalf helps hand out free Chicago Dogs t-shirts to fans Friday before the start of the game against the Gary SouthShore Railcats at Impact Field in Rosemont.
  Caitlin Metcalf helps hand out free Chicago Dogs t-shirts to fans Friday before the start of the game against the Gary SouthShore Railcats at Impact Field in Rosemont.
Paul Valade | Staff Photographer
Former Chicago Bears player Dan Hampton throws out a ceremonial first pitch at the Chicago Dogs season opener on Friday, May 13 at Impact Field in Rosemont.
  Former Chicago Bears player Dan Hampton throws out a ceremonial first pitch at the Chicago Dogs season opener on Friday, May 13 at Impact Field in Rosemont.
Paul Valade | Staff Photographer
Chicago Dogs fan Lori Klein-Blazek of Chicago dressed as a hot dog for the team's season opener Friday, May 13 at Impact Field in Rosemont.
  Chicago Dogs fan Lori Klein-Blazek of Chicago dressed as a hot dog for the team's season opener Friday, May 13 at Impact Field in Rosemont.
Paul Valade | Staff Photographer
Chicago Dogs' Connor Kopach, left, gets ready to tag out Gary SouthShore Railcats' Javeyan Williams during Friday's baseball season opener at Impact Field in Rosemont.
  Chicago Dogs' Connor Kopach, left, gets ready to tag out Gary SouthShore Railcats' Javeyan Williams during Friday's baseball season opener at Impact Field in Rosemont.
Paul Valade | Staff Photographer
Chicago Dogs pitcher Kyle Murphy throws to a SouthShore Railcats batter during Friday's baseball season opener at Impact Field in Rosemont.
  Chicago Dogs pitcher Kyle Murphy throws to a SouthShore Railcats batter during Friday's baseball season opener at Impact Field in Rosemont.
Paul Valade | Staff Photographer
Chicago Dogs' KC Hobson (28) waits for the throw to try and pick off a Gary SouthShore Railcats player at first baseball during the season opener game on Friday, May 13 at Impact Field in Rosemont.
  Chicago Dogs' KC Hobson (28) waits for the throw to try and pick off a Gary SouthShore Railcats player at first baseball during the season opener game on Friday, May 13 at Impact Field in Rosemont.
Paul Valade | Staff Photographer
The Chicago Dogs mascot Squeeze gives high-fives to fans during Friday's season opener against the Gary SouthShore Railcats at Impact Field in Rosemont.
  The Chicago Dogs mascot Squeeze gives high-fives to fans during Friday's season opener against the Gary SouthShore Railcats at Impact Field in Rosemont.
Paul Valade | Staff Photographer
The Chicago Dogs hosted the Gary SouthShore Railcats for its 2022 baseball season opener on Friday, May 13 at Impact Field in Rosemont.
  The Chicago Dogs hosted the Gary SouthShore Railcats for its 2022 baseball season opener on Friday, May 13 at Impact Field in Rosemont.
Paul Valade | Staff Photographer
Tyler Connelly, left, and Julie Connelly of Palatine pose for a photo with the Chicago Dogs mascot Squeeze befor the start of Friday's season opener baseball game at Impact Field in Rosemont.
  Tyler Connelly, left, and Julie Connelly of Palatine pose for a photo with the Chicago Dogs mascot Squeeze befor the start of Friday's season opener baseball game at Impact Field in Rosemont.
Paul Valade | Staff Photographer
Robbie Becker, left, 9 of Plainfield gets autographs before the start of the Chicago Dogs and Gary SouthShore Railcats baseball game Friday at Impact Field in Rosemont.
  Robbie Becker, left, 9 of Plainfield gets autographs before the start of the Chicago Dogs and Gary SouthShore Railcats baseball game Friday at Impact Field in Rosemont.
Paul Valade | Staff Photographer
From left Bob Kane, Maddie Kane, both of Chicago, and Bella Barr and Robert Barr of Glenview take a photo before the start of Friday's Chicago Dogs baseball game against the Gary SouthShore Railcats at Impact Field in Rosemont.
  From left Bob Kane, Maddie Kane, both of Chicago, and Bella Barr and Robert Barr of Glenview take a photo before the start of Friday's Chicago Dogs baseball game against the Gary SouthShore Railcats at Impact Field in Rosemont.
Paul Valade | Staff Photographer
Kane County Cougars third baseman Dylan Busby (25) greets his team members during opening day introductions at Northwestern Medicine Field in Geneva on Friday, May 13, 2022.
Kane County Cougars third baseman Dylan Busby (25) greets his team members during opening day introductions at Northwestern Medicine Field in Geneva on Friday, May 13, 2022.
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Kane County Cougars third baseman Dylan Busby (25) waits for a play against The Cleburne Railroaders at Northwestern Medicine Field in Geneva on Friday, May 13, 2022.
Kane County Cougars third baseman Dylan Busby (25) waits for a play against The Cleburne Railroaders at Northwestern Medicine Field in Geneva on Friday, May 13, 2022.
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Kane County Cougars fans wait in line during opening day at Northwestern Medicine Field in Geneva on Friday, May 13, 2022.
Kane County Cougars fans wait in line during opening day at Northwestern Medicine Field in Geneva on Friday, May 13, 2022.
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Evie Mason, 11 and her brother Owen Mason, 8 of Huntley have their tickets scanned prior to the start of the Kane County Cougars opening day baseball game at Northwestern Medicine Field in Geneva on Friday, May 13, 2022.
Evie Mason, 11 and her brother Owen Mason, 8 of Huntley have their tickets scanned prior to the start of the Kane County Cougars opening day baseball game at Northwestern Medicine Field in Geneva on Friday, May 13, 2022.
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Kane County Cougars Usher Mark Allen of St. Charles wipes down seats in preparation for opening day at Northwestern Medicine Field in Geneva on Friday, May 13, 2022.
Kane County Cougars Usher Mark Allen of St. Charles wipes down seats in preparation for opening day at Northwestern Medicine Field in Geneva on Friday, May 13, 2022.
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Kane County Cougars 7-year veteran grounds keeper Danny Fahlgren of St. Charles rakes the field for opening day at Northwestern Medicine Field in Geneva on Friday, May 13, 2022.
Kane County Cougars 7-year veteran grounds keeper Danny Fahlgren of St. Charles rakes the field for opening day at Northwestern Medicine Field in Geneva on Friday, May 13, 2022.
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Ryan Knauff of Mundelein purchases a beer from vendor Larry Watts of Geneva during a Kane County Cougars baseball game at Northwestern Medicine Field in Geneva on Friday, May 13, 2022.
Ryan Knauff of Mundelein purchases a beer from vendor Larry Watts of Geneva during a Kane County Cougars baseball game at Northwestern Medicine Field in Geneva on Friday, May 13, 2022.
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Kane County Cougars fans walk along the vendor concourse during opening day at Northwestern Medicine Field in Geneva on Friday, May 13, 2022.
Kane County Cougars fans walk along the vendor concourse during opening day at Northwestern Medicine Field in Geneva on Friday, May 13, 2022.
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Kane County Cougar's mascot Ozzie greets fans on opening day at Northwestern Medicine Field in Geneva on Friday, May 13, 2022.
Kane County Cougar's mascot Ozzie greets fans on opening day at Northwestern Medicine Field in Geneva on Friday, May 13, 2022.
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Kane County Cougars manager George Tsamis (22) talks to home plate Umpire Trent Delimont prior to the start of a baseball game at Northwestern Medicine Field in Geneva on Friday, May 13, 2022.
Kane County Cougars manager George Tsamis (22) talks to home plate Umpire Trent Delimont prior to the start of a baseball game at Northwestern Medicine Field in Geneva on Friday, May 13, 2022.
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Kane County Cougars Pitcher Ryan Tapani (24) delivers a pitch to a Cleburne Railroaders batter at Northwestern Medicine Field in Geneva on Friday, May 13, 2022.
Kane County Cougars Pitcher Ryan Tapani (24) delivers a pitch to a Cleburne Railroaders batter at Northwestern Medicine Field in Geneva on Friday, May 13, 2022.
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Kane County Cougars right fielder Ryan Richardson (17) catches the ball for an out against the Cleburne Railroaders at Northwestern Medicine Field in Geneva on Friday, May 13, 2022.
Kane County Cougars right fielder Ryan Richardson (17) catches the ball for an out against the Cleburne Railroaders at Northwestern Medicine Field in Geneva on Friday, May 13, 2022.
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Kane County Cougars left fielder Cornelius Randolph (6) singles and drives in a run against The Cleburne Railroaders at Northwestern Medicine Field in Geneva on Friday, May 13, 2022.
Kane County Cougars left fielder Cornelius Randolph (6) singles and drives in a run against The Cleburne Railroaders at Northwestern Medicine Field in Geneva on Friday, May 13, 2022.
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Kane County Cougars catcher BJ Lopez (14) rounds third before scoring a run at Northwestern Medicine Field in Geneva on Friday, May 13, 2022.
Kane County Cougars catcher BJ Lopez (14) rounds third before scoring a run at Northwestern Medicine Field in Geneva on Friday, May 13, 2022.
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Kane County Cougars center fielder Jimmy Kerrigan (3) singles and drives in two runs against The Cleburne Railroaders at Northwestern Medicine Field in Geneva on Friday, May 13, 2022.
Kane County Cougars center fielder Jimmy Kerrigan (3) singles and drives in two runs against The Cleburne Railroaders at Northwestern Medicine Field in Geneva on Friday, May 13, 2022.
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Dan Pagni and his son Marcus Pagni 9, of Mundelein walk to their seats prior to the start of the Kane County Cougars opening day baseball game at Northwestern Medicine Field in Geneva on Friday, May 13, 2022.
Dan Pagni and his son Marcus Pagni 9, of Mundelein walk to their seats prior to the start of the Kane County Cougars opening day baseball game at Northwestern Medicine Field in Geneva on Friday, May 13, 2022.
Sean King/for the Daily Herald
Kane County Cougars fans wait in line for concessions on opening day at Northwestern Medicine Field in Geneva on Friday, May 13, 2022.
Kane County Cougars fans wait in line for concessions on opening day at Northwestern Medicine Field in Geneva on Friday, May 13, 2022.
Sean King/for the Daily Herald
Vendor Larry Watts of Geneva sells beer prior to the start of the Kane County Cougars game at Northwestern Medicine Field in Geneva on Friday, May 13, 2022.
Vendor Larry Watts of Geneva sells beer prior to the start of the Kane County Cougars game at Northwestern Medicine Field in Geneva on Friday, May 13, 2022.
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