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Fort McMurray Representatives Visit Winnipeg, Seek AA Membership (UPDATED)

Tim Reid, CEO of the company that operates MacDonald Island Park in Fort McMurray (AB), was in Winnipeg (MB) Tuesday to meet with officials from the indy pro American Association to make a pitch for membership in the circuit.  The Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo councillors recently approved a $127-million expansion Continue reading

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RMWB Council Approves Expansion for Fort McMurray, Alberta Ballpark Project

Despite not having a league to play in with the dessimation of the indy pro North American League, Craig Tkachuk‘s ballpark project in Fort McMurray (AB) is moving forward.  The Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo councilors unanimously approved a $127-million expansion to MacDonald Island Park that includes a professional baseball stadium.  Read more here.

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Despite Edmonton’s Departure, Fort McMurray Still On Track for 2013

A few weeks ago, the indy pro Edmonton Capitals decided to withdraw from the North American League and not play in 2012.  This news has not deterred the owners of the proposed new team in Fort McMurray (AB), who still plan to begin play in a new ballpark starting in 2013.  Read more here.

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Architects Chosen for Fort McMurray Ballpark Project

The architecture firms ATB and 360 Architecture have been chose to design the new stadium in Fort McMurray (AB), which is expected to house an expansion indy pro North American League franchise beginning in 2013.  Read more here.

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Plans Unveiled for Fort McMurray Ballpark

The ownership group proposing to bring a new indy pro North American League franchise to Fort McMurray (AB), has launched an introductory website and unveiled plans for a new multi-purpose ballpark.  View website hereView video renderings here.

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NAL Expands North of Edmonton

Craig Tkachuk, president of Edmonton-based Westpro Productions, announced that his group has secured the rights to the former indy pro Victoria Seals (Golden Baseball League, n/k/a North American League) and will place the franchise in Fort McMurray (AB), once a new stadium is built.  The team could play as a road team in 2012.  Fort McMurry has a population of Continue reading

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