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  Midway Stadium - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Midway Stadium is the name of two different minor league baseball parks in Saint Paul, Minnesota, one now demolished and the other still in active use.
It was intended to compete with Metropolitan Stadium for attracting a major league baseball team, but the already-larger capacity of "The Met" doomed Midway Stadium.
The second Midway Stadium was built in 1982 at roughly half the size of its namesake.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Midway_Stadium   (448 words)

  
 Wikinfo | Stadium   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Greek and Roman stadiums have been found in numerous ancient cities, perhaps the most famous being the Stadium of Domitian in Rome.
stadiums or stadia) is a place, or venue, for outdoor sports, concerts or other events, consisting of a field or stage partly or completely surrounded by a structure designed to allow spectators to stand or sit and view the event.
Neyland Stadium - University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee
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 Baseball Travel: Midway Stadium, St. Paul
In fact, Midway is one of the poorer stadiums in the Northern League.
(Midway Stadium was built by the city of St. Paul as a replacement for the charming original Midway Stadium, which housed the original Saint Paul Saints in the 1950s.
Minnesotans used to be passionate about their tailgating when the Twins and the Vikings played at Metropolitan Stadium, but the move to the Metrodome pretty much killed tailgating and professional sports in the Twin Cities, until the Saints arrived.
www.kreichard.com /baseballtravel/midway.html   (1385 words)

  
 Saints Stadium / Midway Stadium   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Midway Stadium is where the Saint Paul Saints play AA Baseball.
Best of all are the antics from the announcers and themed visitors to Saints Stadium during the Saint Paul Saints season.
Midway Stadium is also used for other baseball games and concert related events.
www.gallconsulting.com /twincities/events/saints.stadium.htm   (176 words)

  
 Ballpark Digest -- Ballpark Visits -- Midway Stadium / St. Paul Saints   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Duncan Park Stadium dates back to 1926 and is the perfect example of a ballpark from that era: the wooden grandstand is topped by steel trusses and a wooden roof.
There was a pragmatic reason for the move: attendance at Midway Stadium had fallen off, with casual fans not turning out and season-ticket holders not bothering to show up.
Midway is still a pretty crappy place to watch a ballgame, but the fan experience is much improved.
www.ballparkwatch.com /visits/midway.htm   (1996 words)

  
 Twin Cities Ballparks
A road was squeezed in between the stadium and the Great Northern railroad tracks on the south, but there were problems with traffic jams, and access to Midway Stadium remained a problem throughout the life of the ball park.
However, Midway Stadium became a drain on the city and was frequently referred to as a “white elephant.” It was demolished in 1981 as a new energy-park development took shape between Snelling Avenue and Lexington Avenue to the east.
A new stadium, smaller and less elaborate than Midway Stadium, was built on the other side of Snelling Avenue and later became home to a new St. Paul Saints professional team in 1993.
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 Midway Stadium
Midway Stadium opened in September 1982 at a cost of just over $3 million and originally seated 2,100 fans.
The Saints started playing at Midway Stadium in 1993, the same year that the Northern League, an independent baseball league, was resurrected.
Midway Stadium is located one mile from campus and is an excellent baseball stadium all around.
www.hamline.edu /hamline_info/athletics/facilities/midway_stadium.html   (263 words)

  
 Tuloso Midway News
It is of the utmost importance that all individuals stay clear of the stadium until repairs are completed to prevent risk of injury.
Transportation near the stadium has been rerouted and a portion of the parking lot surrounding the stadium is blocked off.
Everything will be done to get the stadium back in operation as soon as possible, but the top priority for the District at this time is the safety of its students and families and all others who use the facility.
www.tmisd.esc2.net /Community/stadium.htm   (336 words)

  
 Midway Stadium, St. Paul, Minn.
Midway Stadium is an older park sandwiched midway between active train yards.
Actually, the name comes from the original Midway Stadium, where the St. Paul Saints played from 1957-60 prior to the relocation of the Washington Senators to nearby Bloomington as the Minnesota Twins.
The stadium staff and the public address announcer work hard (too hard?) to make everything fun, going so far as to berate patrons who insist on not removing their ties after work.
mysite.verizon.net /charliesballparks/stadiums/midway.htm   (316 words)

  
 Midway Stadium - Detailed Information, Event Schedule & More @ Kickin' Tickets inc.
If you have a Midway Stadium question that is not answered here, simply call 1-866-339-0035 for assistance.
All Midway Stadium charts and detailed information are intended to be used as a general indication of seat locations and stage position to better help with making a more informed buying decision.
Midway Stadium tickets may be sold for more than face value.
www.kickintickets.com /midway_stadium_tickets.html   (303 words)

  
 Midway Stadium - St. Paul, Minnesota
Midway Stadium is home to the most well know of all the independent league teams - the St. Paul Saints.
They certainly did not become popular because of their stadium, however.
The concession stands are located at each end of the uncovered grandstand, as well as in the picnic area down the left field line, and in the concourse area under the grandstand.
www.ballparkreviews.com /stpaul/stpaul.htm   (322 words)

  
 City Pages - Saints Elsewhere   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Midway Stadium, home field for the minor-league team, has a grand total of three women's restrooms, two of which have only two stalls.
Not surprisingly, the Midway Chamber of Commerce has taken an official position against the team's move and is putting together a task force to examine what could be done to keep the team at Midway.
At $25 million, the proposed stadium's cost may be fraction of the $300 million price tag that's been tossed around most recently for a new stadium for the Twins, but both schemes have something in common: It isn't clear how the whole thing would be paid for.
citypages.com /databank/22/1069/article9583.asp   (1559 words)

  
 Midway Stadium Tickets - Midway Stadium Seating Chart - Saint Paul Ticket Broker
The price listed for Midway Stadium tickets is the total price per ticket and may be over the printed price on the ticket.
Midway Stadium seats are together, side by side, unless otherwise noted.
Actual Midway Stadium seat numbers are withheld for the privacy of both buyer and seller.
www.vividseats.com /venues/midway-stadium-tickets.html   (254 words)

  
 AAA Events Presents Midway Stadium Tickets!
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 Midway Stadium : Schedule & Tickets available online   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
To place an order over the telephone you can reach one of our knowledgable and friendly customer service representatives, toll free at 800-Stage90 (800-782-4390), who are standing by to assist you with your Midway Stadium tickets purchase.
The Midway Stadium is a great venue to catch a live event.
If you want to buy Midway Stadium tickets from the venue or organization box offices or their official distribution outlets, please inquire directly with the venues or organizations themselves.
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 MLB SlugFest: Loaded > Review
Midway has thrown away the great Blitz, Hitz and even Ballerz for this year, with few plans to bring them back as anything resembling their last offering - if at all.
The lack of commercial success, combined with the continued dominance of the EA titles meant that Midway is forced to rethink their entire sports department.
The biggest reason that Slugfest was able to survive was that Midway bought the rights to use the Baseball Mogul system, and even hired the original designer of that baseball sim to program it for them.
www.dignews.com /review.php?story_id=4806   (1221 words)

  
 St. Paul Saints - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In the desicive Game 5 at St. Paul's Midway Stadium, St. Paul trailed the Schaumburg Flyers 6-3 entering the bottom of the ninth.
A major factor in the continued success of the Saints in the face of the Twins' presence is the fact that Midway Stadium, the Saints' home field, is an open-air facility; many Twins fans have bemoaned the unfairness of being forced to go indoors to watch a baseball game on a warm Minnesota summer evening.
Another is the love of tailgating by fans in the Twin Cities metropolitan area - the Metrodome, situated in the middle of downtown Minneapolis, has little space available for tailgating.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/St._Paul_Saints   (1341 words)

  
 nlfan.com: St. Paul Saints Parking & Traffic
Midway Stadium was originally a small municipal High School field with parking for only 400-500 cars.
Midway Stadium now has the distinction of the most expensive parking in the Northern League.
As mentioned in the directions, Midway Stadium is somewhat hidden and fairly difficult to reach if you "miss your exit" (Energy Park Drive).
www.nlfan.com /stpaul/parking.shtml   (836 words)

  
 Midway Stadium - St. Paul Minnesota - Home of the St. Paul Saints   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Midway Stadium - St. Paul Minnesota - Home of the St. Paul Saints
Midway Stadium II was built in 1982 to replace Midway Stadium I. Midway I was located close to a mile away from this ballpark and held 9,000 fans.
It was built to attract a Major League team in 1957.
www.digitalballparks.com /Northern/Midway3.html   (67 words)

  
 Cinema Treasures | UA Midway Stadium 9   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
I worked at the Midway in 1977 and the "quadding" took place in the spring of that year to be completed in time to be open for "The Disney Festival" (Remember them?) which started the last week of June.
I went to the Midway in the fall of 1974, because that was the closest theatre to me that was showing the "Universal Fun Festival", an umbrella title for the revivals of their comedy library, in this case W.C. Fields in "Never Give A Sucker An Even Break".
The Midway was my favorite theater and was the one at which I fell in love with the movies.
cinematreasures.org /theater/3277   (5703 words)

  
 Midway Stadium Tickets - Maps, Events, Seating Chart - Ticket Brokers
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Unless specifically stated, we are not affiliated with any official Midway Stadium website, any Midway Stadium box office or any Midway Stadium fan clubs, partners, or sponsors.
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 Midway Stadium Tickets - Midway Stadium Tickets
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 David L. Lander Official Site
It’s quite apparent that newer ball parks, built since the disabilities act, have a tremendous edge over older stadiums where handicap accessibility still appears to be a begrudging afterthought to abide by the new law.
Typical of multipurpose stadiums build in the late 60’s and early 70’s, the sections for people with disabilities were definitely not in the original plans.
Forbes Field from 1909 until ‘70, Three Rivers Stadium from ‘70 to 2000, and since the spring of 2001 the Bucs have made beautiful PNC Park their home.
www.davidlander.com /features/view.htm   (1928 words)

  
 Mayoral candidates debate taxes, stadium funds - Minnesota Daily
The candidates also outlined their stances on city funding for baseball stadiums in St. Paul during the debate, broadcast on Minnesota Public Radio's "Midday" program.
He said he is opposed to a recent Saints proposal to move out of Midway Stadium to a new downtown locale.
Kelly criticized Benanav's stance against a new Saints stadium, saying the Council member is not in a position to dictate where the team should go.
www.mndaily.com /articles/2001/10/17/28425   (478 words)

  
 GoCityKids Minneapolis/ St. Paul | Spectator Sports
The 6,300-seat Midway Stadium is home to the St.
Paul Saints minor league baseball team, and hosts municipal athletics, college and high school football and baseball games, and other special...
Minnesota's most visited sports facility boasts 52 soccer fields on its 660-acre campus, along with four Olympic ice sheets, an 18-hole golf course, a stadium with a 400-meter track, an all-wood all-weather velodrome, and...
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 Venue Information and User Reviews on Midway Stadium from Evite
The rather homely Midway was built in 1980 for high-school and college games, but today it's the hip and chummy spot of the St. Paul Saints--and the only place in town to watch professional baseball outdoors.
This means the parking lot is running over with families and friends enjoying beer and barbecue before rooting for the home team.
Midway Stadium has become a hot outdoor concert venue in recent years.
www.evite.com /pages/venue/venueDetails.jsp?venueID=NVNBECMGYRDQMKHSTYFX   (257 words)

  
 saintsbaseball.com: Archives   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The first 1500 fans to enter Midway Stadium for the 7:05 p.m.
It is estimated that Sister Ros has given over 7,000 neck massages at Midway Stadium alone.
The Saints are coming off a wild Friday night before the largest baseball crowd in Midway Stadium -- 9.251 fans.
www.saintsbaseball.com /news/archives/index.html?article_id=380&content_type=printable&plugin_id=news.front.system&block_id=5001   (292 words)

  
 Midway Stadium (By Lowell Prescott)
True, Midway Stadium is no Wrigley Field (which compares favorably to almost any park), but it has wonderful charm, and on a beautiful summer evening makes a marvelous place for baseball.
Parking can be had for free, although street parking involves the genuine risk of having your vehicle hit by a foul ball.
The street is very close to the outside of the stadium.
prescott.imbri.com /baseball/ballparks/minors/midway/index.shtml   (639 words)

  
 Midway Stadium Tickets-Maps Events Seating Chart-Midway Stadium Ticket Brokers
If you wanna attend the Midway Stadium events, OnlineSeats is right place for your ticket needs.
The Midway Stadium is a popular venue for concerts and live performances.
The biggest names in entertainment perform at the Midway Stadium year round.
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 Midway Stadium Tickets - Maps, Events, Seating Charts - Ticket Broker   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Midway Stadium event tickets are always available at Ticket Specialists.
The Midway Stadium is a sports and entertainment venue.
Since opening, the Midway Stadium has hosted several events each year.
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