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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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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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Amarillo Sox Fire GM

Amarillo Sox LogoMark Lee, the nine-year general manager of the indy pro Amarillo Sox (American Association), confirmed Thursday that he has been fired by Southern Independent Baseball LLC (SIB), the owner of the Sox.  Lee said he was informed of the news in a face-to-face meeting with SIB Chairman of the Board Gary Elliston on Sept. 18.  Read more here.

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