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The Calgary Vipers are an independent minor league baseball team in the Northern League. Based in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, they share Foothills Stadium (formerly Burns Stadium) with the Calgary Dawgs. The 2005 season was their inaugural season. 2005 logo of Calgary Vipers (baseball club) of Northern League. ... A Class A California League game in San Jose, California (1994) Minor baseball leagues are North American professional baseball leagues that compete at a level below that of Major League Baseball. ... The Northern League is an Independent minor league baseball league which operates in the Midwestern United States and the Canadian provinces of Manitoba and Alberta. ... Motto: Heart of the new west Area: 712. ... Motto: Fortis et Liber (Strong and free) Other Canadian provinces and territories Capital Edmonton Largest city Calgary Lieutenant Governor Norman Kwong Premier Ralph Klein (PC) Area 661,848 km² (6th) Land 642,317 km² Water 19,531 km² (2. ... Foothills Stadium, formerly Burns Stadium, is a stadium in Calgary, Alberta. ... Foothills Stadium, formerly Burns Stadium, is a stadium in Calgary, Alberta. ... The Calgary Dawgs are a team in the Western Major Baseball League Formed in 2003 they won the league championship in 2004 which was only their second season. ...


Fast facts

Founded: 2005 (Northern League expansion)
Home ballpark: Foothills Stadium (formerly: Burns Stadium)
Uniform colors: Black, White, and Maroon
Logo design: Snake in shape of 'C' holding a baseball bat with its tail

2005(MMV) is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Northern League is an Independent minor league baseball league which operates in the Midwestern United States and the Canadian provinces of Manitoba and Alberta. ... Foothills Stadium, formerly Burns Stadium, is a stadium in Calgary, Alberta. ... Foothills Stadium, formerly Burns Stadium, is a stadium in Calgary, Alberta. ...

Notable dates

May 20, 2005 - First game of inaugural season. Calgary Vipers @ Sioux City Explorers
May 27, 2005 - Home opener of inaugural season. Joliet Jackhammers @ Calgary Vipers
July 19, 2005 - 2005 Northern League All-Star Game in Gary, Indiana. Vipers' manager Mike Busch managed the North Division All-Star team. Greg Morrison, Pedro Santana, and Carlos Duncan (all of the Vipers) were starters. In addition, Adam Shorsher, Evan Gruesel, and Doug Johnson were reserves.

The Sioux City Explorers are a Northern League baseball team based in Sioux City, Iowa. ... The Joliet JackHammers are a Minor league baseball team in the Northern League based in Joliet, Illinois. ... Gary is the largest city located in Lake County in northwest Indiana, near the city of Chicago. ... State nickname: The Hoosier State Other U.S. States Capital Indianapolis Largest city Indianapolis Governor Mitch Daniels (R) Senators Richard Lugar (R) Evan Bayh (D) Official languages English Area 94,321 km² (38th)  - Land 92,897 km²  - Water 1,424 km² (1. ...

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Northern League
Calgary Vipers | Edmonton Cracker-Cats | Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks | Gary SouthShore Railcats | Joliet JackHammers | Kansas City T-Bones | Schaumburg Flyers | Sioux City Explorers | Winnipeg Goldeyes

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