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Inaugural Home Opener Set for Saints New Ballpark

St. Paul Saints Hat LogoPRESS RELEASE – Same quirky team. Brand new address. And now the St. Paul Saints know exactly when they will play their first game at CHS Field in 2015. The crazy between inning promotions, the unique theme nights, Karaoke With A Real Japanese Guy and all the family entertainment will head to the corner of 5th and Broadway on Thursday, May 21 as the Saints kick off their Continue reading

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American Association Targeting Brownsville, New Braunfels?

American Association LogoThe indy pro American Association is reportedly in talks with Brownsville (TX) about building a new stadium and bringing a franchise to town.  Local officials are apparently pleased it’s not the “semi-defunct” United League that has come knockin’.  Sources say the league is also looking at New Braunfels (TX)Read more here.

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Construction Update: CHS Field

St. Paul Saints Hat LogoForget the World Series for the moment, it’s a beautiful 70 degrees in St. Paul (MN) and the latest construction photos of CHS Field, the new Lowertown home for the indy pro St. Paul Saints (American Association), have been posted on LowertownBallpark.com.  View photo gallery here.

CHS Field construction photo, Oct. 24, LowertownBallpark.com

CHS Field construction photo, Oct. 24, LowertownBallpark.com

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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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