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NWL taking over Beetles operations

With Shawn Reilly unable to find a buyer for the Alexandria Beetles, the summer-collegiate Northwoods League is taking over team operations and addressing some $90,000 in team debt. Reilly was pretty transparent this offseason about the need to sell the team to settle debts; after three years he had had enough. A listing price of […]

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Satchel Paige, Bismarck and Lawrence-Dumont Stadium

The Bismarck (N.D.) Park Board is debating whether to rename Bismarck Municipal Ballpark, the city’s home to baseball since 1921, after the legendary Satchel Paige. The story behind the request is a fascinating chapter in baseball. Leroy Robert “Satchel” Paige, one of the greatest pitchers in baseball history, had quite the storied career: the greatest […]

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