Alexandria Blue Anchors

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Alexandria Blue Anchors
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League Northwoods League (North Division)
Location Alexandria, Minnesota
Ballpark Knute Nelson Memorial Park
Year founded 2001
Year folded 2015
League championships 0
Division championships 0
Former name(s) Alexandria Beetles (2001-2012)
Colors Blue and black
Ownership Northwoods League
Management Northwoods League
Manager Al Newman[1]
Media Alexandria Echo-Press
Website blueanchors.com

The Alexandria Blue Anchors (formerly known as the Alexandria Beetles) were a baseball team that played in the Northwoods League, a NCAA-sanctioned collegiate summer baseball league. The team played at Knute Nelson Memorial Park in Alexandria, Minnesota. The team was renamed in March 2013 in conjunction with the sale of the team to a new local ownership group.[1]

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The Alexandria Blue Anchors were founded as the Alexandria Beetles in 2001. In 2013 it was sold to Shane Schmidt, Shaynen Schmidt, Scott Allen, and Adam Barta and renamed the Alexandria Blue Anchors. The new owners failed to make the team financially viable, and it was last in attendance in the Northwoods League for the entire time it was the Blue Anchors. The team folded shortly after the 2015 season.[2]

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