The Sioux Falls Canaries baseball team will open their 100-game 2022 season with a three-day stand in Lincoln, Nebraska against the Lincoln Saltdogs on May 13.
Their first home game of 2022 will be on May 20 when the Milwaukee Milkmen travel to Sioux Falls to meet the Canaries The Birdcage.
In a press release, the Canaries organization says that the squad will make their first-ever trip to Oconomowoc, Wisconsin in August. There they will take on the newly-formed Lake Country Dock Hounds. The Birds will then host the American Association’s newest team in August.
The Birds' I-29 rivalry will be alive and well in 2022. They will play the Sioux City Explorers 13 times. First at Lewis and Clark Park on June 28. The Canaries will then host the X's at home for the first time in July.
Sioux Falls Canaries' tickets are available from Ticketmaster, more info is HERE.
The Canneries will be going up against these American Association teams in 2022:
- Kansas City Monarchs
- Fargo-Moorhead Redhawks
- Lincoln Saltdogs
- Gary-Southshore Railcats
- Milwaukee Milkmen
- Kane County Cougars
- Winnipeg Goldeyes
- Chicago Dogs
- Lake Country DockHounds
- Sioux City Explorers
- Cleburne Railroaders
The Sioux Falls Canaries are part of the independent baseball league the American Association of Professional Baseball. In 2020 the league became an official partner with Major League Baseball.
The Canaries play their home games at the Sioux Falls Stadium, nicknamed The Birdcage (1001 Northwest Ave, Sioux Falls, SD 57104). For over half a century fans have cheered on their hometown team at the Birdcage. The stadium seats 4,462 fans.
SOURCE: Sioux Falls Canaries
Ten Most Disappointing Minnesota Sports Seasons
The 2021 Minnesota Twins entered the season with high expectations, but unfortunately, they've made the list of most disappointing Minnesota teams of all time.
Disappointment is a common feeling for Minnesota sports fans as the years continue. Following the NBA Championship win for Milwaukee, SportsCenter was quick to point out that Minnesota has the current longest streak of seasons without a championship appearance in the four major sports (MLB/NBA/NFL/NHL). The Minnesota Lynx also chimed in on the stat after claiming four championships since 2011.
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Sometimes images are the best way to honor the figures we've lost. When tragedy swiftly reminds us that sports are far from the most consequential thing in life, we can still look back on an athlete's winning moment that felt larger than life, remaining grateful for their sacrifice on the court and bringing joy to millions.
Read on to explore the full collection of 50 images Stacker compiled showcasing various iconic winning moments in sports history. Covering achievements from a multitude of sports, these images represent stunning personal achievements, team championships, and athletic perseverance.