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Capitales to honor two institutions in 2013

Quebec Capitales

The Quebec Capitales (independent; Can-Am League) will mark two anniversaries in 2013: the team’s 15th anniversary and the 75th anniversary of Municipal Stadium.

The Capitales were a founding member of what would become the independent Can-Am League, taking up residence at one of baseball’s grand facilities: Stade Municipal, or Municipal Stadium, opened in 1938 and hosted a Quebec Athletics team from the Provincial League. In 1941 the Athletic shift to the Can-Am League before World War II shuts down all of Minor League Baseball, but a new team — the Quebec Alouettes — come back in 1946 as a Chicago Cubs farm team. Pro baseball is played on and off there through the 1977 season, when the Eastern League. Independent baseball emerged in the 1999 season, and the Capitales have been a mainstay of pro baseball since.

The team unveiled three new logos to mark the occasion, including the two celebrating the team and ballpark anniversaries:

Quebec Capitales

Stade Municipal anniversary


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