Category Archives: Awards & Recognition

Target Field Greenest Sports Facility in America

Saving those leftover brats, burgers and chicken breasts from Target Field has helped the Minnesota Twins hit gold.  The team learned Saturday that Target Field is the first sports facility in the country to receive gold LEED certification for building operations.  Read more here.

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Marlins to Erect Statue of Jose Fernandez

Late Miami Marlins ace Jose Fernandez will be permanently memorialized in a 9-to-10-foot bronze statue outside Marlins Park later this year, team president David Samson said Thursday.  Read more here.

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Midwest League to Honor George H. Spelius with Jersey Patch in 2017

PRESS RELEASE – Throughout the 2017 season, all 16 Midwest League teams and umpires will honor the late President Emeritus George H. Spelius, who passed away in September of 2016, with a sleeve patch. The black patch bearing the initials G.H.S in white text will be sewn on the cuff of the left sleeve of all regular team uniforms (right sleeve of umpire uniforms) throughout the 2017 campaign. Spelius served as President Emeritus and Director of Midwest League Umpire Development until his passing. Continue reading

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Kaval: A’s Committed to Making New Ballpark Site Announcement in 2017

Speaking with members of Bay Area media, Oakland A’s president Dave Kaval said the location of a new stadium for the team is on schedule for announcement this year.  He also talked about improving the overall fan experience at the A’s existing home, including lower beer prices and better food, a larger assortment of merchandise, and doing a better job of honoring the A’s rich baseball history.  Read more here.

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Saints Kick Off 25th Anniversary Season with Mary Tyler Moore Tribute

PRESS RELEASE – Last season the St. Paul Saints honored one of Minnesota’s iconic entertainers, Prince, with One Last Purple Game. This season the team will once again honor an iconic entertainer, Mary Tyler Moore, whose impactful TV Show used Minnesota as her home. On Opening Day the Saints, who celebrate their 25th season, will highlight the actress with “We’re Gonna Make It After All” Night. Continue reading

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T-Bones Unveil 15th Anniversary Logo

Kansas City T-Bones LogoPRESS RELEASE – As they prepare to celebrate their 15th anniversary in Kansas City, the T-Bones have unveiled a special 15th anniversary logo and announced several promotions for the special season. Continue reading

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Saints to Don Special 25th Anniversary ‘Pig’s Eye’ Uniforms

St. Paul Saints Hat LogoPRESS RELEASE – The St. Paul Saints have had a lot to celebrate since moving into their award winning home, CHS Field, in 2015. With 2017 marking the organizations 25th Season, and silver anniversary, the Saints are pulling out all the stops including dressing up for the occasion, or at least sporting some new threads. During select games this season the Saints will wear special “Pig’s Eye” uniforms. Continue reading

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