The St. Paul Saints will host a “parade” to celebrate their American Association title Monday, when players and coaches carry the championship trophy for exactly one block.
The independent American Association’s finals concluded Saturday, with the Saints defeating the Sioux City Explorers 6-3 at St. Paul’s CHS Field to clinch the title. To celebrate the occassion, the team will host a brief parade Monday morning.
Saints players along with manager George Tsamis will carry the championship trophy for one block in downtown St. Paul, starting at Broadway St. and 4th St. and ending at Broadway and 5th St. in front of CHS Field. It will begin at 11:30 a.m. local time, and is expected to wrap up at approximately 11:31 a.m.
For the Saints, this year’s title marks their first in the American Association and the first time that the club was won a league title since 2004, when it was part of the independent Northern League. Previous league titles also include 1993, their first ever season, 1995, and 1996.