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Gophers Prep for First Indoor Baseball Game at U.S. Bank Stadium

Minnesota Golden Gophers M Logous_bank_stadium_introduction_logoEven on the eve of the first indoor baseball at U.S. Bank Stadium, home of the Minnesota Vikings, longtime University of Minnesota Golden Gophers baseball coach John Anderson wasn’t completely sure what his team’s grand new temporary home would look like.  Read more and view photo here.

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Goodbye, Siebert Field

The University of Minnesota Golden Gophers baseball team played their last game at Siebert last night in front of a crowd of 1,421 fans and old-timers who came back to say goodbye.  Siebert has been the home for the Gophers for the past 41 seasons.  Construction is expected to begin soon on a new $7.5 million replacement.  Read more here and here.

Siebert Field - 2003

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Gophers Desperate for New Park

With a deflated and out-of-commission Metrodome, and a crumbling, out-of-date (and snow-buried!) home facility (Siebert Field), the University of Minnesota Golden Gophers continue to desperately raise funds for a new on-campus ballpark.  To build on the $4 million already compiled for the stadium project, the program will host a “Bottom of the Ninth” fundraiser at TCF Bank Stadium Continue reading

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Gophers Continue Fundraising for New Ballpark

The University of  Minnesota Golden Gophers baseball team had the honor of playing the first game ever at Target Field, the new home for the Minnesota Twins, back on March 27.  The experience offered an unforgettable taste of what could be if the Gophers are able to raise the private funds necessary to replace Siebert Field with a new $15-$18 million ballpark of their own.  Read more here.

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