Town Ball Tuesdays

Dispatches From Minnesota's Baseball Backroads

Taking the Dinguses to Dundas – July 29, 2016

Memorial Park in Dundas, home of the Dundas Dukes, is admittedly one of my favorite baseball parks in the world (let alone MN). While it's, in many ways, a much simpler structure than many of the other great town ball... Continue Reading →


Montgomery/Veseli – July 28, 2016

With a night off, and two DRS playoff games a few miles away from each other (one in Montgomery, one in Veseli), with a half-hour between start times, I saw a great opportunity to check out two ballparks within about... Continue Reading →

New Ulm, July 26, 2016

A few words come to mind immediately when I think of New Ulm: Schell's, Octoberfest, and Steinbach. New Ulm is known throughout Minnesota for beer and baseball. The modestly-sized, German culture heavy town in the southern farm belt of the... Continue Reading →

Dog Night in Delano

Marty was busy making money, and I had no big plans and no desire to sit around my hot apartment, so I grabbed the girls and headed out to Delano to catch the A's game vs. the Buffalo Bulldogs. I've... Continue Reading →

Cologne – July 19, 2015

Usually, our travels around the state are simply in search of the great baseball parks and good times. On this occasion, we had an additional motive. After getting some tweets from Jason Kuerschner promising the #bestcurdsinbaseball, we simply had to... Continue Reading →

Northwoods Jaunt: Wade Stadium, Duluth

  Snuck away from the cities for the weekend to visit my folks up on the Iron Range, and to catch a Duluth Huskies game at Wades Stadium, where I had yet to visit. Wade is a beautiful, WPA-built brick... Continue Reading →

Union Hill, July 12, 2016

As far as I could tell, about all there is in Union Hill is a bar, a church, and a baseball park. That's basically the perfect recipe for a great town ball experience, and Union Hill did not disappoint. Sitting... Continue Reading →

Dundas, MN, August 2015.

Cannon Falls, July 4, 2015

While we wait to compile some of the new material from this summer, here's some pics from a run I took last year with the dogs to John Burch Park in Cannon Falls, one of Minnesota's most iconic townball parks.... Continue Reading →

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