St. Paul Saints baseball team to beco...

St. Paul Saints baseball team to become 'Mr. Paul Aints' on atheist night

There are 2 comments on the story from Aug 14, 2012, titled St. Paul Saints baseball team to become 'Mr. Paul Aints' on atheist night. In it, reports that:

Paul Saints, a Minnesota minor league baseball team, will become the "Mr. Paul Aints" in a game sponsored by a local atheist group.

Dubbed "A Night of Unbelievable Fun," the Aug. 10 game against the Amarillo Sox will include an auction of players' special "Aints" jerseys, fireworks and a ceremonial first pitch by David Silverman, president of American Atheists.

The letter "S" in all Saints signs and logos around the stadium will be covered, and there are planned references to Big Foot, UFOs and other targets of the skeptical community, team officials said.

"We want to show that atheists can have fun," said August Berkshire, president of Minnesota Atheists, which is sponsoring the event with American Atheists a day before its regional conference in downtown St. Paul.

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Since: May 07

Knoxville, TN

#1 Aug 14, 2012
Okay, this story is from July, but when I stumbled on it, it was too much fun to leave off of our news page.

Hamilton, UK

#2 Aug 14, 2012
There are many rationalist groups in Minnesota, e.g...

To highlight just a few. Possibly quite a lot of ‘cross-pollination’?
A fairly average state for religiosity...

I know we weren't speaking of Ireland, but..
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...Father Brendan Hoban, said: "We believe that in 20 years time there will be very few priests in Ireland.

"We believe too, as everybody understands, that without priests you have no eucharist, and without eucharist you have no church.

"We are saying,'what's the plan B'."

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