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Laredo Council Approves Deal with Lemurs’ New Ownership

Laredo Lemurs LogoThe Laredo (TX) City Council on Tuesday approved a memorandum of understanding with the new owners of the indy pro Laredo Lemurs (American Association) for operating the team at Uni-Trade Stadium.  The league must still approve the ownership transfer.  The ownership group, Laredo Baseball Holdings, is reportedly from Mexico.  Read more and watch news report here.

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Groundbreaking Held for Joe Becker Makeover

Joplin Blasters LogoOfficials with the Joplin (MO) City Council, Parks and Recreation, and the indy pro Joplin Blasters (American Association) held a groundbreaking ceremony at the Joe Becker Stadium last week to recognize the beginning of the ballpark’s $4.7 million makeover.  Read more and watch news report here.

Joplin Blasters Joe Becker Rendering

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Council to Vote on Signage Exception for Ballpark

St. Paul Saints Hat LogoThe St. Paul (MN) City Council is expected to vote next week on a proposal to amend city code to permit two signs on the roof of the new ballpark under construction in Lowertown for the indy pro St. Paul Saints (American Association).  The council typically has balked at allowing large and flashing signs to advertise products or companies.  Read more here.

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Returning Replacements Rock Midway Stadium Before Demolition

St. Paul Saints Hat LogoThe Replacements’ long-awaited hometown reunion concert took place at Midway Stadium in front of 13,000 fans on Saturday Sept. 13.  The event was one of the last at Midway, which is expected to be demolished, as the indy pro St. Paul Saints (American Association) depart for a new ballpark.  Read reviews and see photos here and here.  View photo gallery here.  Watch YouTube videos of concert here.  Read about the Replacements on Wiki hereGo to the Replacements website here.
The Replacements at Midway Stadium Poster 9.13.14

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‘CHS Field’ is New Home for St. Paul Saints

St. Paul Saints Hat LogoPRESS RELEASE – Without agriculture there is no baseball. One beef hide provides enough material for 144 baseballs. The scrumptious food at the concession stands starts with crops on farms. Even the grass on the field is directly linked to agriculture. Continue reading

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Blasters Hire Food Service Operator, Joe Becker Renovations Begin

Joplin Blasters LogoThe expansion indy pro Joplin Blasters (American Association) have hired Sodexo to manage food and beverage concession services for baseball games at Joe Becker Stadium, when the team begins play in 2015.  Read more here.  Meanwhile, the renovations slated for the old ballpark are under way.  Read more here.

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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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