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Only One Suitor for New Amarillo Ballpark

Amarillo ThunderHeads Hi-ResThe city of Amarillo (TX) on May 8 issued a request for qualifications to operate the proposed downtown event/baseball stadium and extended the deadline to respond by one week to encourage the widest swath of potential suitors, but the lone responder was still Amarillo Baseball Club LLC — the operator of the Amarillo Thunderheads (Indy Pro, American Association).  Read more here.

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Ballpark Visit ALERT: CHS Field – Inaugural Home Opener (St. Paul, MN)

St. Paul Saints Hat LogoBBiz SecondaryBelieve it or not, today marks the four-week anniversary of the opening of the new CHS field in Lowertown, St. Paul (MN).  Yes, it seems like a lifetime ago, when the first worthy souls were welcomed through the pearly black gates of the St. Paul Saints’ (Indy Pro, American Association) new heavenly playground, marking the Continue reading

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Ballpark Visit ALERT: Lewis & Clark Park (Sioux City, IA)

Sioux City Explorers LogoGraham Knight from BaseballPilgrimages.com recently visited Central Park, home of the Sioux City Explorers (Indy Pro, American Association.  Read more and view photos here.

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Amarillo Ballpark at Risk?

Amarillo ThunderHeads Full Hi-ResBecause the recent election ushered in two new councilmen and one more on the way after a scheduled runoff on June 13, the future of the proposed new ballpark in downtown Amarillo (TX) is now unclear.  Read more and watch news report here.

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Saints Open CHS Field

St. Paul Saints Hat LogoThe St. Paul Saints (Indy Pro, American Association) opened the new CHS Field in front of an overpacked house of 8.592 Thursday night.  Read more here.  View photo gallery here.  View interview with Saints co-owner Mike Veeck here.

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Blasters Open Renovated Ballpark

Joplin Blasters LogoThe Joplin Blasters (Indy Pro, American Association) opened renovated Joe Becker Stadium in front of 3,694 Thursday night.  Read more here.  View photo here.

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It’s a Masterpiece, Saints New Four-Legged Mascot is Pablo Pigasso

St. Paul Saints Hat LogoPRESS RELEASE – Walk anywhere in Lowertown and art is everywhere. From the lofts, to the Art Crawl to the eclectic shops it’s an artist’s delight. The addition of CHS Field, which has received rave reviews from fans and media alike, has found its footprint among the creative class. The neighborhood, architects, Saint Paul Art Collective and Saints fans will receive one more piece of Continue reading

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