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Encyclopedia > Winnipeg Goldeyes

The Winnipeg Goldeyes have been two separate and distinct baseball teams based out of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada playing in the independent Northern League. They first began play in 1954 and continued on untill 1964. During that time they won the league championship 3 times in 1957, 1959, and 1960. A view of the playing field at Busch Stadium in Saint Louis, Missouri. ... Motto: Unum Cum Virtute Multorum (One With the Strength of Many) Area: 465. ... Motto: Gloriosus et Liber (Glorious and free) Other Canadian provinces and territories Capital Winnipeg Largest city Winnipeg Premier Gary Doer (NDP) Lieutenant Governor John Harvard Area 647,797 km² (8th)  - Land 553,556 km²  - Water 64,241 km² (14. ... Canada is a sovereign state in northern North America, the northern-most country in the world, and the second largest in total area. ... 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. ... 1954 was a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1957 was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1959 was a common year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ...


Image:Old Goldeyes.jpg This image is the first Goldeyes logo (1954-1964).


The team was resurected in 1994 when the Rochester Aces folded and moved to Winnipeg. It was decided the team would take on the name of the former Winnipeg team in honor of the past. The current team is owned by Sam Katz, but he put the team into a blind trust when he became mayor of Winnipeg in 2004. The team plays at CanWest Global Park (seating capacity 7,481). The team is one of the winningest in the Northern League, missing the playoffs in 2004 for the first time since the team commenced operations. During that time they won one championship in 1994. 1994 was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International year of the Family. ... Samuel (Sam) Michael Katz (born Rehovot, Israel, 1951) is the 42nd mayor of Winnipeg, Manitoba. ... 1994 was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International year of the Family. ...


Image:Current Goldeyes.jpg This is the current Goldeyes logo (1993-present).


The Goldeyes are not the only team to have played in the Northern League from Winnipeg. From 1902-1942 the city was represented by the Winnipeg Maroons. Events January-April January 28 - The Carnegie Institution is founded in Washington, DC with a $10 million gift from Andrew Carnegie. ...


 
 

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