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Ballpark Visit ALERT: Capaha Park (Cape Girardeau, MO)

Digital Ballparks visits Capaha Park (aka Fairgrounds Park), home of the Southeast Missouri State University Redhawks (Ohio Valley Conference) and former Spring Training home for the St. Louis Browns (1943-1945).  Read more and view photos here.

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American Association Exploring Joplin

Charlie Meyer, president of the indy pro Lincoln Saltdogs (American Association), was in Joplin (MO) on Wednesday to take a close look at Joe Becker Stadium as a potential location for a new  franchise.  Everyone agrees that the facility would have to be renovated to be workable.  Meyer serves as the American Association’s expansion director.  Read more here.

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The Past, Present, and Future of Baseball in El Paso

Bret Bloomquist from the El Paso Times takes a look at the past, present, and future of professional baseball in El Paso (TX). Local Jim Paul, former owner of the Double-A El Paso Diablos, highly regrets ever selling the team, Ventura Sports Groups still have the indy pro American Association’s Diablos on the block, and some in El Paso still dream of bringing back affiliated ball with Continue reading

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