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It’s the ‘Badlands Big Sticks’ for New Dickinson (ND) Franchise

The start-up Expedition League’s Dickinson (ND) franchise will the known as the Badlands Big Sticks.  The name originates from Teddy Roosevelt’s saying, “Speak softly and carry a big stick.”  Dickinson is near Theodore Roosevelt National Park.  The team’s logo was designed by Ross Johnson Design Company.  Read more here.


Filed under Branding & Marketing

Dickinson Ballpark Getting Upgrades

dickinson-state-universityThe Dickinson (ND) Park Board approved a bid of more than $600,000 worth of improvements to Astoria Field at South Side Ball Park, home of the Dickinson State University Blue Hawks baseball team.  Read more here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the link.


Filed under Design & Construction, Stadium Issues

Wagner Searching for Expedition League Markets

ND SealMinneapolis-based businessman Steve Wagner, who was recently in Columbus (NE) to pitch his proposed Expedition League, has been trolling the Dakotas for potential ballparks and markets, including Astoria Field in Dickinson (ND) and Kraft Field in Grand Forks (ND).  Read more here.

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