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Pheasants unveil 20th-anniversary logo

The Sioux Falls Pheasants (independent; American Association) unveiled a 20th anniversary logo to mark the team’s history in independent baseball. “It’s exciting and surreal to think that this modern era of professional baseball in the Sioux Empire celebrates twenty years this season,” said Pheasants CEO Gary Weckwerth. “For those that have followed the team during […]

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Saints ballpark bill suffers setback in Senate

Proposed state funding for a new St. Paul Saints (independent; American Association) ballpark suffered a setback in a Minnesota Senate bonding proposal, where the project was totally zeroed out. The Senate Republicans unveiled a $496-million bonding bill today, and the proposal was pretty naked in its politics: the mostly rural caucus failed to include funding […]

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Vikings stadium debate could help Saints, Huskies — but unlikely to happen

A proposed new St. Paul Saints (independent; American Association) ballpark and a renovation of Duluth’s Wade Stadium could be part of any bonding bill for a new Minnesota Vikings stadium — but the Legislature is unlikely to meet in special session to consider the issue. The state of Minnesota made national headlines with a 20-day […]

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Lehv leaves Saints for…Saints

The St. Paul Saints (independent; American Association) are losing assistant GM Dan Lehv to the Dubuque (Iowa) Fighting Saints, a USHL team with ties to the NHL champions Boston Bruins. Lehv is the new president of the Fighting Saints, which just completed its first season in the junior-level USHL on a successful note, winning the […]

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