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Contemplating Wichita’s Baseball Future

Wichita Wingnut LogoTexas League New LogoThe Wichita Eagle’s Bob Lutz takes a look at the future of baseball in Wichita (KS), as discussions in several markets remain heated over the possibility of that the San Antonio Missions (Double-A, Texas League) will need a new home if San Antonio steps up to the plate to lure the Colorado Springs Sky Sox (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League).  Read more here.

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Pete Rose, Replica Championship Rings Highlight Wingnuts 2015 Promo Schedule

WichitaWingnutsLogoPRESS RELEASE – Fans who make their way to Lawrence-Dumont Stadium during the summer of 2015 should be able to notice a celebratory theme in the promotions and events the Wichita Wingnuts have scheduled. Whether the organization is recognizing the 2014 championship team, welcoming one of the greatest players in Major League Baseball history, paying homage to a Hall of Famer, Continue reading

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Study Includes Renovations for Lawrence-Dumont Stadium

WichitaWingnutsLogoNBC World Series LogoA $3 billion wish list of projects to grow the quality of life in Wichita (KS) includes $49 million for major improvements to 79-year-old Lawrence-Dumont Stadium, home of the indy pro Wichita Wingnuts (American Association) and the NBC World Series.  Read more here.  Meanwhile, the City Council will vote next Tuesday to Continue reading

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Financial Problems Threaten Future of 78-year-Old Tournament

NBC World Series LogoAn internal audit of the city-owned National Baseball Congress’ books shows its operators, the indy pro Wichita Wingnuts (American Association), are more than a quarter-million dollars in debt and two years in arrears to the city on lease payments for Lawrence-Dumont Stadium.  Read more here.

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Wingnuts Ditch Long-Time Cashless Payment System at Lawrence-Dumont Stadium

WichitaWingnutsLogoPRESS RELEASE – The Wichita Wingnuts announced Wednesday that Lawrence-Dumont Stadium will be accepting cash at all events for the 2013 season. Continue reading


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T-Bones and Wingnuts Will Play Exhibition in Joplin, Expansion Talks Continue

American Association LogoThe indy pro American Association’s Kansas City T-Bones and Wichita Wingnuts will play an exhibition game in Joplin (MO) on May 12 to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Joe Becker Stadium.  The game also could help determine interest for bringing a team to the market.  The league’s director of expansion visited Joplin back in January, but from our 10,000 foot view, the market is a tough sell.  Joe Becker Continue reading


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Walkup Resigns as NBC World Series Tournament Director

PRESS RELEASE – The National Baseball Congress World Series announced Friday that Tournament Director Casey Walkup has stepped down from his current position to pursue other opportunities. Continue reading

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