Mike Veeck is arguably the most excited and humbled person in the Lowertown area of St. Paul Thursday night as his St. Paul Saints open their regular season at CHS Field, their new stadium.
Each year for the past 22 seasons, the Saints have had a pig mascot. And each year it comes with a unique name. Owner Mike Veeck announced Wednesday that this year’s pig is named Pablo Pigasso.
With beautiful club seats, two batting cages, a professional-level clubhouse and a restaurant overlooking the field, you might forget you’re watching a minor league team at CHS Field.
This year marks a new era for the St. Paul Saints baseball team — in two months, they’ll play their first home game in Lowertown. CHS Field was built on the site of the old Gillette factory. The brand new building cost 62 million dollars, but it still honors some old Saints traditions.
Mike Veeck says he’s about the only professional sports team owner in America without any leverage. The charismatic owner of the St. Paul Saints says he’s indirectly become a pawn in a political fight at the State Capitol.
You wouldn’t expect many females to be situated in the life of Las Vegas bookmaking, but one woman worked in that very field for a few years starting in 2001. That woman, author Beth Raymer, […]