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A Final Goodbye to Midway Stadium, Bill Murray Takes Tickets

St. Paul Saints Hat LogoActor/team co-owner Bill Murray was in the house Thursday night, as the indy pro St. Paul Saints (American Association) played their final game at Midway Stadium before moving to a new ballpark in Lowertown in 2015.  Read more, see photos and watch video hereWatch Bill Murray taking tickets here.

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Talking New Ballpark, Last Homestand with Saints EVP

St. Paul Saints Hat LogoKSTP sat down with Tom Whaley, executive vice president of the indy pro St. Paul Saints (American Association), to talk about the move to the new Lowertown ballpark and the final games at Midway Stadium on Aug. 26-28.  Read more and watch news report hereView latest photos of the new ballpark here.

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American Association to Juarez?

American Association LogoDallas Mavericks general manager and president Donnie Nelson, former Texas Ranger Ivan Rodriguez and Mexican basketball player Eduardo Najera are part of a group that announced last week a proposal to bring a baseball team to Juárez (Mexico) that would reportedly play in the indy pro American Association.  Read more and watch news report here.

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Amarillo Sox Correct the Record on Support for New Downtown Ballpark

Amarillo Sox LogoThe owner of the indy pro Amarillo Sox (American Association) had to reiterate the team’s support for the city’s effort to bring a new baseball stadium to downtown Amarillo (TX), after Sox General Manager Mark Lee suggested the city should have started revitalization by fixing the downtown Civic Center and upgrading Potter County Stadium, where the team currently plays.  Read more hereWatch Lee’s interview here at the 1:36 mark.

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Pipers to Share New Ballpark with Saints

Hamline University LogoSt. Paul Saints Hat LogoHamline University’s baseball team will make its home next year at St. Paul’s new downtown ballpark, sharing the Lowertown facility with its primary tenant — the indy pro St. Paul Saints (American Association).  Read more here.

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Saying Farewell to Midway Stadium

St. Paul Saints Hat LogoIn the world of independent professional baseball, there is no more hallowed ground than the indy pro St. Paul Saints’ (American Association) Midway Stadium.  This is where independent baseball was born and first thrived.  The Saints will soon say farewell to the only home they’ve ever known and move into a new, $54 million Lowertown ballpark next season.  Read more here.

St. Paul Saints Midway Porkchop by BallparkBiz

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T-Bones Welcome 3-Millionth Fan

Kansas City T-Bones LogoPRESS RELEASE – With temperatures in the mid-90s, it may have been the hottest night of the year but that didn’t stop Craig Swisher from taking his son and daughter to watch the Kansas City T-Bones at CommunityAmerica Ballpark on Monday night. Continue reading

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