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Encyclopedia > Savannah Sand Gnats

The Savannah Sand Gnats are a minor league baseball team in Savannah, Georgia and are a Class A farm team in the South Atlantic League, being affiliated with the New York Mets[1]. In the past, they have been a farm team of the MontrĂ©al Expos/Washington Nationals (2003-2006), the Texas Rangers (1998-2002), and the Los Angeles Dodgers (1996-1997). The Sand Gnats play home games at Grayson Stadium. Opened in 1927, Grayson Stadium seats 8,000 fans. They were featured in the 1st Season of "Da Ali G Show", when Borat sang his national anthem, and then ventured into the locker room. Image File history File links SavSGlogo. ... 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. ... Nickname: Coordinates: County Chatham Mayor Otis S. Johnson Area    - City 202. ... The South Atlantic League is a minor league baseball league which operates mostly in the southeastern United States, although it now has teams in New Jersey and Ohio. ... Major league affiliations National League (1962–present) East Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 14, 37, 41 Name New York Mets (1962–present) Ballpark Shea Stadium (1964–present) The Polo Grounds (1962–1963) Major league titles World Series titles (2) 1969 â€¢ 1986 NL Pennants (4) 1969 â€¢ 1973 â€¢ 1986 â€¢ 2000... A farm team, or farm club, generally refers to a minor league baseball league in the United States which are at a lower pay level and play in smaller cities and towns than do Major League Baseball, and which are under the control of the two major leagues and are... The Montreal Expos were a Major League Baseball team located in Montreal, Quebec, Canada from 1969 to 2004. ... Major league affiliations National League (1969–present) East Division (1969–present) Current uniform Name Washington Nationals (2005–present) Montreal Expos (1969-2004) Ballpark RFK Stadium (2005–present) Hiram Bithorn Stadium[3] (San Juan) (2003-2004) Olympic Stadium (Montreal) (1977-2004) Jarry Park (Montreal) (1969-1976) [3] The Expos played twenty... Major league affiliations American League (1961–present) West Division (1972–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 26,34,42 Name Texas Rangers (1972–present) Washington Senators (1961-1971) Ballpark Ameriquest Field in Arlington (1994–present) a. ... Major league affiliations National League (1890–present) West Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1,2,4,19,20,24,32,39,42,53 Name Los Angeles Dodgers (1958–present) Brooklyn Dodgers (1911-1912), (1932-1957) Brooklyn Robins (1914-1931) (Also referred to as Trolley Dodgers 1911-1931) Brooklyn... Grayson Stadium is a stadium in Savannah, Georgia. ... 1927 (MCMXXVII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... Sacha Baron Cohen as Borat Borat Sagdiyev (Cyrillic: Борат Сагдиев) is a fictional character of a Kazakh journalist invented and portrayed by the British comedian provocateur Sacha Baron Cohen for Da Ali G Show, an unstaged and unscripted show in which Borat interviews people who believe that he is a real Kazakh...


The Sand Gnats have won three SAL championships (1993, 1994, 1997).


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Signs of the Times - William Grayson Stadium and the Savannah Sand Gnats (1336 words)
The Savannah Sand Gnats are the Washington Nationals' Class A South Atlantic League farm club, but the stars of this team are not the players.
The Sand Gnats have embraced the Expos' move to Washington and their new connection to the nation's capital.
Sand Gnats co-general manager Bradley Dodson said Simmons, a former U.S. Army combat engineer who had been stationed in Savannah for several years, is committed to improving the ballpark and preserving its historic status.
AugustaSports.Com: The Augusta Chronicle's Braves Coverage: Sand Gnats take win off Jackets 08/05/00 (405 words)
SAVANNAH -- Home runs have been a rare occurrence for the Savannah Sand Gnats this season against the Augusta GreenJackets.
The victory was the sixth straight for Savannah (25-16) and moved the Sand Gnats into first place in the Southern Division a game ahead of Augusta and Charleston, S.C. Nowlin led off the second with his team-high 15th homer of the season, hitting a 2-2 pitch from Charleston starter Anastacio Martinez over the left-field wall.
The Sand Gnats appeared headed to a comfortable victory when they went up 4-0 with single runs in the third and fourth and 5-1 with a run in the fifth.
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