There was some good news for a historic ballpark over the weekend, as improvements were unveiled at Austin’s Downs Field. (more…)
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New Upper Midwest summer-collegiate league forming?
A group representing the startup Great Midwest League has approached New Ulm (Minn.) city officials about placing a summer-collegiate league in that city. New Ulm is a baseball hotbed in Minnesota — former Twin Terry Steinbach grew up there — but it’s a little on the smallish side and slightly larger than the smallest market […]
Marcusen Park receiving offseason facelift
Marcusen Park, the former home to independent-league and summer-collegiate baseball in Austin, Minn., is receiving an offseason upgrade. Now home to high-school and amateur baseball, Marcusen Park was formerly home to the Southern Minny Stars, which played in the independent Prairie League and then the summer-collegiate Northwoods League. It’s a classic, intimate little ballpark that first […]
Dell Diamond / Round Rock Express
ll you really need to know about the Dell Diamond is this: it feels like it’s in the middle of a former pasture. Whether the site was a pasture in the past or not is fairly irrelevant; the more important point is that the home of the Round Rock Express benefits from a bucolic setting. […]