Category Archives: Human Interest

Embracing Winter at CHS Field

Destination Winter Saint Paul is open at CHS Field, home of the St. Paul Saints (Independent Professional, American Association) through Feb. 22.  There’s excitement for all ages in one place with the relocation of Wells Fargo WinterSkate from Landmark Plaza to the playing surface at CHS Field and the return of the Securian Financial SuperSlide for the first time since Super Bowl LII.  Read more and view video clip here.  Learn more details here.

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Fire Breaks Out at New Rangers Ballpark

A fire broke out Saturday afternoon inside the new Rangers ballpark sending a pillar of black smoke into the sky above the still under construction stadium, scheduled to open next year.  Read more and view photo hereRead more and watch video here.

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Navigators Announce Passing of General Manager Bill Terlecky

PRESS RELEASE – The North Shore Navigators are devastated to announce the passing of beloved general manager Bill Terlecky after a courageous battle with cancer. Continue reading

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Final Homestand Begins, Reliving Memories at Globe Life Park

The Texas Rangers are starting their final homestand at Globe Life Park, their home for the past 26 seasons.  Joe Mock of BaseballParks.com interviewed longtime members of the Rangers family to learn their favorite memories of the ballpark.  Their thoughts are in this article, originally penned for USA TODAY Sports Weekly.  Read more here.  He also provided a timeline of the biggest events in the ballpark’s history.  Read more here.

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Fundraising to Help Restore Hamtramck Stadium

A years-long campaign to bring awareness about historic Hamtramck Stadium has led to a unique fundraising opportunity to restore the park through the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC).  The former home of the Detroit Stars is one of only five Negro National Leagues ballparks still standing in the United States.  Read more here.

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Happy 4th of July!

Happy Birthday, America!  We wish you  and your family a safe and pleasant 4th of July holiday.

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Neil Armstrong’s Apollo 11 Spacesuit Touring MLB Ballparks

The Washington Nationals this week became the first of 15 Major League Baseball (MLB) clubs to display a Smithsonian-created, interactive statue of astronaut Neil Armstrong’s Apollo 11 spacesuit. The “Apollo at the Park” program is part of the National Air and Space Museum’s celebration of the 50th anniversary of the 1969 mission that made Armstrong the first man on the moon.  Read more here.

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