Tag Archives: St. Paul (MN)

Saints Seek Exemption from Minnesota’s Minimum Wage Law, Cite Salary Cap

The owners of the St. Paul Saints (Independent Professional, American Association) are seeking an exemption from having to pay its players Minnesota’s minimum wage.  The Saints say without the exemption, the baseball team runs into a problem with a league rule limiting club payrolls.  Read more here.

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Saints to Induct Three Deserving Pigs into ‘Monument Pork’

PRESS RELEASE – The New York Yankees have Monument Park. The St. Paul Saints will now have Monument Pork. In an ode to one of the most iconic live mascots in all of baseball the organization is honoring three of the most deserving four-legged swines in franchise history. In addition to the unveiling of this special area, the Saints are giving away a unique triple bobblehead commemorating the three little pigs.

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Saints Unveil Brewing Balcony with Self-Pour Tap

The St. Paul Saints (Independent Professional, American Association) have unveiled the new Summit Brewing Company Brewing Balcony at CHS Field.  This exclusive area comes with food and the first of its kind in a sports venue, self-pour beer tap highlighting four of Summit’s most sought after brews.  Read more here.

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Simpsons Tribute, (East Coast) Biggie vs. (West Coast) Tupac Highlight Saints Fun-Packed Homestand

PRESS RELEASE – This is a homestand filled with rivalries as the St. Paul Saints welcome two of their North Division foes to town. Whether you’re a fan of Homer or Flanders, Bacon or Sausage or the biggest rivalry of them all: Tupac vs. Biggie it’s time to throw down during the Saints weeklong homestand from July 10-16. Continue reading

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Saints Announce ‘Alternative Fats’ as 2017 Ball Pig

PRESS RELEASE – For the 25th season of St. Paul Saints Baseball the club searched far and wide for the perfect four-legged swine. After choosing between over a million pigs (or two) the Saints found one that could run like a gazelle (or waddle like a duck) and eats three small meals a day (or gorges on anything within smelling distance of its snout). Continue reading

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Veeck Talks Saints and Rosemont (IL)

Legendary baseball promoter Mike Veeck joined WGN Radio’s Dave Hoekstra to talk all things on and off the ball field, including the 25th anniversary of the St. Paul Saints (Independent Professional, American Association) and the possibility of bringing professional baseball and “Fun Is Good” to Rosemont (IL).  Read more and listen here.

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No Foolin: Saints and Railroaders to Battle It Out as Duck, Duck…

It started as an April Fools joke when the St. Paul Saints announced they would play the 2017 season using 50 different names for their 50 home games. In a social media world where trolling is an art form, the Saints painted a Picasso. Continue reading

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