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Mankato Moondogs sold

Our old friend Joe Schwei has sold the Mankato MoonDogs (summer collegiate; Northwoods League) to Mark Ogren, the president of Croix Oil Company in Stillwater, Minn. Schwei launched the Moondogs in the 2002 season, taking over the Mankato Mashers franchise and relaunching the team. Under his ownership the team’s attendance rose dramatically and Franklin Rogers […]

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New Rox open season in St. Cloud

it was a sellout crowd last night at Joe Faber Field, as the revamped St. Cloud Rox (summer collegiate; Northwoods League) opened a new chapter in team history with a loss to the Mankato MoonDogs. The old St. Cloud River Bats were sold by owner Joel Sutherland this off season to local businessmen Gary Posch and Joe Sexton, who […]

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Franklin Rogers Park / Mankato MoonDogs

Franklin Rogers Park is one of those older ballparks you can find scattered across the United States: too small to house a minor-league baseball team but large enough to attract the attention of entrepreneurs looking to bring in a summer collegiate team. Such is the case with Franklin Rogers Park, home of the Mankato MoonDogs. […]

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