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Hanners Elected to Frontier Hall of Fame

The Chillicothe Paints Baseball Club announces that Paints' owner, Dr. Chris Hanners, and former Paints' All-Star 1st-baseman, Scott Pinoni will be among the honorees when the Frontier League enshrines its inaugural Hall of Fame class on July 15 in East Saint Louis, Illinois.

The Paints played in the Frontier League before joining the Prospect League in 2008.

Pinoni, The Paints' 1st-baseman in 1996, 1998, and 1999, was selected to the postseason All-Star Team each year and was the league's MVP in 1999. At the time he left the FL, Pinoni ranked second in career home runs (58) and RBIs (237). In 221 games, he batted .332.

Hanners was founder of the FL in 1993. He served as league president from 1993 to 2003 and chairman of the board from 2004 to 2008. Since 2011, Hanners has been the owner of the Rockford Aviators, a member of the Frontier League.


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