Originally posted on Fox Sports North  |  Last updated 8/10/12
ST. PAUL, Minn. As you approach Midway Stadium from the east, the Minneapolis skyline looms in the distance against the hazy August sky, at once too tall and too modern to be so close to this baseball stadium. That skyline has no business with Midway Stadium, with its train tracks and picket fences and mural-covered walls. The home of the St. Paul Saints is charmingly ramshackle, its flowerpots exploding with wild, parched vines and petals whose colors have been sapped by the summer sun. Save for the cars lining Energy Park Drive hours before, this could be 1950 or 1980, and since the Saints moved into their home in 1993, they've managed to somehow suspend reality. The independent team, which is part-owned by comedian and actor Bill Murray, has a history of shenanigans that predates even its move to Midway. Its former principal owner is Mike Veeck, the son of Major League Baseball franchise owner Bill Veeck. Yes, the same Bill Veeck who in 1951 hired a dwarf to pop out of a cake an...
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