Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks, American Association Independent League team, play at Newman Outdoor Field in Fargo, ND, just down the street from Moorhead, MN. The stadium was built in 1996 and seats 4,513The RedHawks were playing the Wichita Lugnuts and lost 5-1. The box score was Lugnuts R-5, H-5, E-3 and RedHawks R-1, H-7, E-0. The field lines are RF-314', CF-408', LF-316'. The scoreboard is manually operated from the front, including the other American Association game scores at the bottom. Red Hawk is the mascot. This league plays with 3 umpires. Roger Maris was born and raised in Fargo and played at this field. His number is retired on the large baseball on the right field fence. There is a museum for him at the local mall. This is shown in the Other button. In the distance of one picture is a large red building. This is an indoor football stadium for North Dakota State University. Fake corn decorates the foul poles. Grounds crew changes the bases mid-game. Visiting North Dakota leaves only one state that has a professional baseball team for us to visit. That would be the independent league team in Hawaii. Will we see it, who knows?
Roger Maris Baseball Museum-At the West Acres Shopping Center commemorates the career of the New York Yankee and former Fargo resident. The museum features photographs, memor-abilia, a replica of his Yankees locker and two MVP awards. Free.