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Lemurs Announce Two-Game Sister Cities Classic

Laredo Lemurs LogoNuevo Laredo TecolotoesThe indy pro Laredo Lemurs (American Association) and Tecolotes de Nuevo Laredo (Liga del Norte) will battle it out in the two-game Sister Cities Baseball Classic.  The first game will be played at Uni-Trade Stadium on November 6, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.  The teams will then travel just across the border for a game at Parque La Junta Field on November 7, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.  Read more hereView Parque La Junta Field street view.

 

Laredo Lemurs President  Marcus Holiman announces details of the upcoming baseball classic

Laredo Lemurs President Marcus Holliman announces
details of the upcoming baseball classic

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Owner of Football Team Named New GM of Amarillo Sox

Amarillo Sox LogoThe indy pro Amarillo Sox (American Association) have named Stephanie Tucker, owner of the Amarillo Venom (Champions Indoor Football League), as Executive Vice President/General Manager of the franchise.  She will be joined by her husband Toby Tucker in the management of both the Sox and the Venom.  Read more here.

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RailCats Tab Lyter as New General Manager

Gary SouthShore RailCats LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Gary SouthShore RailCats have promoted assistant general manager Brian Lyter to the position of general manager. The announcement was made Wednesday by Pete Laven, president of Salvi Sports Enterprises. Continue reading

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New Saints Ballpark: Turf Installation in 2 Minutes

St. Paul Saints Hat LogoIf a two-minute, time-lapse video of the natural grass being installed at the new CHS Field currently under construction in Lowertown for the indy pro St. Paul Saints (American Association) doesn’t get you at least a tiny bit excited for opening day at the new digs next spring, nothing will.  Watch video here.

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American Association Adopts Extra-Inning Tiebreaker Rules

American Association LogoPRESS RELEASE – Starting with the 2015 season, the American Association has announced the adoption of extra-inning tiebreaker rules to be used in all regular-season games, based upon existing International Baseball Federation and Can-Am League rules. Continue reading

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Sod Being Installed at Saints New Ballpark

St. Paul Saints Hat LogoSt. Paul (MN) Mayor Chris Coleman and Mudonna, the mascot for the indy pro St. Paul Saints (American Association), were on site Wednesday, as crews began laying 95,000 square feet of Wisconsin-raised grass at CHS Field, the soon-to-be Lowertown home for the two-decades-old ball club.  The sod project is expected to be completed by Friday.  Read more and watch video here.

Laying of the sod at CHS Field, Lowertown Ballpark Facebook photo

Laying of the sod at CHS Field, Lowertown Ballpark Facebook photo

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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 hereLearn more about the new owners here.

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