Tag Archives: Independent Professional

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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Windy City Thunderbolts Under New Ownership

Windy City Thunderbolts LogoPRESS RELEASE – Effective Monday, October 20, 2014 the Windy City ThunderBolts baseball club’s ownership was transferred solely to Al Oremus. The transfer became official on Monday afternoon after the Frontier League approved the transaction by a unanimous vote this past Friday. Oremus, who has owned 20% of the club as a minority owner since 2012, bought the remaining 80% from Dan Brennan and Mike Stranczek. Continue reading

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Bluefish to Host 2015 Atlantic League All-Star Game, Release Logo

Bridgeport Bluefish LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Bridgeport Bluefish and the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball today announced that The Ballpark at Harbor Yard will host the 2015 Atlantic League All-Star Game, which will take place on Wednesday, July 8. This will be the third time that Harbor Yard will have the event, with the previous mid-summer Classics being held in 1999 and 2006. Continue reading

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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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Can-Am Considers Potential Sixth Franchise

Can-Am League LogoCan-Am League (and American Association) Commissioner Miles Wolff recently talked with TSN 1200 radio about the start-up Ottawa Champions and the three-person ownership group that includes Wolff, David Gourley and Al Ramos.  Through the interview and in a LaPress.ca article, we learn that a suitor with “deep pockets’ and a secured ballpark is seeking an Continue reading


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