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American Association to Start 2020 Season with Three Ballparks, Six Teams

PRESS RELEASE – Sports talk show hosts and fans believed the perfect time to begin the 2020 baseball season was the Fourth of July Weekend. America’s birthday, fireworks, and baseball have always gone together. Baseball fans were looking for a glimmer of hope.

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It’s Fun and Giveaways for Goldeyes 2014 Promotional Schedule

Winnipeg Goldeyes Secondary LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Goldeyes announced today the team’s 2014 promotions schedule, which includes giveaways, fantastic entertainment, and theme games. “Giveaways and entertainment have always been a hit at Shaw Park,” Goldeyes General Manager Andrew Collier said. “Goldeyes fans are the best fans in independent baseball and we try to give them many reasons to come to the ballpark every Continue reading

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Goldeyes to Host 2014 American Association All-Star Game, Logo Released

Winnipeg Goldeyes Secondary LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Winnipeg Goldeyes are proud to announce that the American Association has selected Winnipeg and the Goldeyes organization to host the 2014 American Association Game at Shaw Park on Tuesday, July 29, 2014. Continue reading

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Goldeyes Surpass 5-Million Fans

Winnipeg Goldeyes Secondary LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Winnipeg Goldeyes have surpassed the 5,000,000 fan mark. With a crowd of 5,523 for Wednesday afternoon’s game against the Laredo Lemurs, the Goldeyes have entertained 5,001,365 fans since 1994. Continue reading

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Goldeyes Get Their Championship Bling

Winnipeg Goldeyes Secondary LogoWe don’t typically talk about wins, losses, or league titles here unless there is some other significance, like the design of a championship ring.  Well, the indy pro Winnipeg Goldeyes (American Association) just received their hardware for winning it all in 2012.  Read more and view photo gallery here.

American Association Championship Ring - Winnipeg Goldeyes Facebook Photo

American Association Championship Ring – Winnipeg Goldeyes Facebook Photo

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Brewing Company to Salute Goldeyes’ Championship Run

PRESS RELEASE – The Winnipeg Goldeyes and Fort Garry Brewing are giving fans a chance to toast the team’s 2012 American Association Championship with limited edition championship cans of Angry Fish Pilsner. Continue reading

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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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Goldeyes Introduce Angry Fish Pilsner

PRESS RELEASE – A year after introducing the Angry Fish logo, the Winnipeg Goldeyes and Fort Garry Brewing Company introduced Angry Fish Pilsner (see photo here) today at Shaw Park. Continue reading

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Ballpark Visit ALERT: Shaw Park (Winnipeg, MB)

Baseball Road Trip visits Shaw Park (formerly CanWest Park), home of the indy pro Winnipeg Goldeyes (American Association).  Read review and view photos here.

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Ballpark Business Releases 2011 Attendance Mega-Rankings

The Ballpark Business 2011 Per Game Average Attendance Mega-Rankings are here.  For the second year in a row, the Triple-A Lehigh Valley IronPigs topped the list at #1.  The Winnipeg Goldeyes (#30) led the indy pro ranks, while the summer collegiate Madison Mallards (#23), bolstered by a renovated ballpark, shot up eight spots from last year to outperform 14 Triple-A, 27 Double-A, and all but three Single-A clubs. Continue reading

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Saints vs. Goldeyes/North Stars vs. Jets

The indy pro St. Paul Saints and Winnipeg Goldeyes (American Association) will face off this coming Saturday at Midway Stadium wearing Minnesota North Stars- and Winnipeg Jets-inspired hockey jerseys.  The jerseys will be auctioned off.

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Veteran Canadian Rock Band Packs Goldeyes Ballpark

Veteran Canadian rockers The Tragically Hip (aka “The Hip”) played in front of 10,000 fans at Shaw Park (formerly CanWest Park), home of the indy pro American Association’s Winnipeg Goldeyes, on Thursday night.  Read more here.

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American Association Under Attack in Winnipeg

We’re merely 10 days into the 2011 season, and Paul Wiecek from the Winnipeg Free Press is already bashing the indy pro American Association over attendance.  Read more here.  Clearly, he was never fan of the Winnipeg Goldeyes’ move from the Northern league to the AA.  Rather than going on a long diatribe dismissing his ridiculous attack, we’ve decided to steer you here to aabfan.com (formerly nlfan.com) for a response Continue reading

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Braves, Cubs…Goldeyes?

Not unike the national brand-building by MLB’s Atlanta Braves and Chicago Cubs on cable television stations TBS and WGN, respectively, the indy pro American Association’s Winnipeg (MB) Goldeyes are going national (in Canada).  Starting tonight, 19 Goldeyes’ home games will be broadcast live across the Great White North on Shaw TV and Shaw Direct during the 2011 season. Continue reading

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New Canadian League on Deck?

We spoke too soon on Sunday.  It looks like Can-Am League/American Association chief Miles Wolff is interested in developing a new Canadian baseball circuit that would include inter-league play with the Can-Am League.  Montreal would apparently be the foundation market to make this happen, if a proposed new 5,000 to 7,000-seat ballpark comes to fruition.  Wolff reportedly Continue reading

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Capitals GM Wants Triple-A Back, Interested in Partnering with Other Canadian Clubs

Patrick LaForge, governor (general manager) of the indy pro North American League’s Edmonton Capitals, would like to see Triple-A baseball back in Edmonton, and he’s willing to partner with the Vancouver Canadians (Single-A, Northwest League), Calgary Vipers (North American League), and Winnipeg Goldeyes (indy pro, American Association) to make it happen. Continue reading

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Goldeyes Unveil 2011 Promotional Schedule

PRESS RELEASE – The Winnipeg Goldeyes 2011 promotion docket is oozing with giveaways, a jersey retirement, special jerseys and plenty of theme games. Continue reading

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Goldeyes Unleash Secondary Logo

PRESS RELEASE – The Winnipeg Goldeyes welcomed a brand new addition today. The Goldeyes have introduced a secondary logo that will be used in 2011 on the baseball club’s red jersey, which the team wears for home afternoon games. The logo features a muscular Goldeye fish wearing a red jersey and red baseball cap. He has a menacing facial expression, while gripping a gold bat. Continue reading

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Winnipeg’s Canwest Park Now Shaw Park?

The newly named Shaw Media acquired Canwest Global Communications Corp. in bankruptcy, which included the naming rights contract for Canwest Park, home of the American Association’s Winnipeg Goldeyes.  According to Shaw, the Canwest name will no longer be used in association with the former company.  Read more here.  We have seen no formal announcement, but one fan is reporting Continue reading

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The Goldeyes and the Indy League Landscape

Winnipeg Free Press writer Paul Wiecek takes a look at the Winnipeg Goldeyes, its new league, the American Association, the collapsing of the Northern League, and the obvious challenges facing the viability of the proposed new North American League.  Read more here.

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American Association Could Grow by at Least Four

At least four teams from the indy pro Northern League could join the American Association in time for the 2011 season, including the Winnipeg Goldeyes, Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks, Kansas City T-Bones, and Gary SouthShore RailCats. Continue reading

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Schools Out for Baseball!

The Northern League’s Winnipeg (MB) Goldeyes held their second School Day matinee game on Thursday afternoon, and reportedly 4,600 students showed up for the fun.  The total attendance was 6,134.  Read more here.

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