The Wichita Wingnuts (Independent Professional, American Association) support the planned construction of a new baseball stadium in downtown Wichita (KS), even if it lures affiliated ball to town. That said, the Wingnuts believe fans would support the team in a new ballpark. According to Wingnuts co-owner Gary Austerman:
“The quality of [Double-A ball] is no better, that’s one thing. I do think that the Wichita Wingnuts have tried to put the best level of baseball out there, and I think that’s been a little underappreciated.”
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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
Mike Zimmerman of The Rock Sports Complex is firming up plans to build a baseball stadium in Franklin (WI), and is now seeking a company to buy the naming rights. Read more here (subscription required).
PRESS 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
PRESS 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
Construction is underway on the new Rosemont (IL) minor league baseball stadium and mixed-use “Pearl District” on each side of Balmoral Avenue just west of the Tri-State Tollway (I-294). Read more here.
Rendering by Snow Kreilich Architects
PRESS RELEASE – The Peacemakers were selected Time Magazine’s People of the Year. The cost of a Super Bowl ad was $850,000. Magic: The Gathering was the hottest game among friends. And Janet Jackson’s “That’s The Way Love Goes” topped the Billboard charts. The year was 1993 and the St. Paul Saints were getting set to play their Inaugural Season at Midway Stadium on June 17. Continue reading