PRESS RELEASE - The West Michigan Whitecaps today released ticket pricing and on-sale dates for the 50th Midwest League All-Star Game, which will be played at Fifth Third Ballpark on Tuesday, June 17, 2014. In addition, the Whitecaps unveiled the All-Star logo. Continue reading
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Chris Cummings, president of the Triple-A Fresno Grizzlies (Pacific Coast League), and Nancy Ayala, council chairwoman of the Picayune Rancheria of Chukchansi Indians, held a ceremonial check Friday signifying the tribe’s full payment of this year’s naming-rights fee for Chukchansi Park, but there is more to the story. Read more here.
The Eau Claire (WI) Waterways and Parks Commission voted 7-5 Wednesday to allow the summer collegiate Eau Claire Express (Northwoods League) to construct two small fan decks within the upper grandstand at Carson Park. Three rows (22 seats) of bench seating would be removed to accommodate the new decks. The proposal will now go before the city council for final consideration. Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – By an overwhelming margin, the public has voted to name Worcester’s newest baseball team the “Bravehearts” and the team’s new logo has been unveiled. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The New Britain Rock Cats Baseball Club, the Double-A Eastern League Affiliate of the Minnesota Twins, has unveiled a new alternate logo which the players will wear on their hats during the 2014 season. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Lakeshore Chinooks released their 2014 schedule as they begin their third season of play in the Northwoods League. Highlighting the schedule on July 22, 2014 will be the annual Northwoods League All-Star Game to be played at Kapco Park on the Campus of Concordia University in Mequon. 2013 Major League All-Stars Jordan Zimmermann, Ben Zobrist and Continue reading
The new spring-training facility for the Chicago Cubs in Mesa (AZ) will be known as “Cubs Park” for the time being. The ballpark is nearing completion and will host its inaugural game on Feb. 27 against the Arizona Diamondbacks. The city plans a grand opening of the facility on Jan. 25. Read more here. View photo gallery here.
PRESS RELEASE – The Durham Bulls have unveiled three new jerseys that will make up the storied franchise’s uniform set beginning in 2014. Reimagined home and road jerseys, along with a brand new alternate top, were revealed on the Bulls Instagram account after a series of sneak preview images were posted via the social media platform.
PRESS RELEASE – A new era of baseball will begin at a renovated Simmons Field on May 31, 2013. The ownership of the franchise announced the name of the team, unveiled the logo and gave fans a first look at the new Simmons Field. A public-private partnership between the City of Kenosha and the Kingfish has resulted in more than $1 million in improvements to historic Simmons Field making it one Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Vermont Lake Monsters, the New York-Penn League affiliate of the Oakland Athletics, are proud to unveil a new team logo and identity featuring the team’s mascot, Champ, as the team begins their 21st season of Minor League Baseball. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – Bristol Baseball, Inc. has announced that Bristol’s team in the Appalachian League will officially be known as the Bristol Pirates. Continue reading
The Baltimore Orioles have unveiled their 60th anniversary jersey patch for the 2014 season. Read more here. Thanks to John Cerone for the link.
PRESS RELEASE – While the Quad Cities River Bandits franchise and Modern Woodmen Park expand their array of entertainment, the team is growing its logo mark lineup, as General Manager Andrew Chesser revealed new logos at a press conference in the sports lounge of Modern Woodmen Park Monday afternoon. Continue reading
The expansion summer collegiate Northwoods League franchise in Kalamazoo (MI) will be known as the Kalamazoo Growlers. The team unveiled their new name and logos on Friday, Nov. 15, 2013, during an event at Homer Stryker Field. The logo was designed by Worthen Design.
PRESS RELEASE – The board of trustees of the National College Baseball Hall of Fame is thrilled to announce the name of the facility to be built in Lubbock, Texas: the George H.W. Bush National College Baseball Hall of Fame.
PRESS RELEASE – The International League Champion Durham Bulls have announced they will sport redesigned uniforms for the 2014 season. Beginning Tuesday, November 12 at 4:00pm, fans can get sneak previews of the jerseys on the team’s Instagram account. Special glimpses of the reimagined uniform tops will be labeled with the #BullsReborn tag, which fans can follow leading up to the full Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The New York Mets today announced the franchise will salute U.S. servicemen and women with Military Mondays during the 2014 season at Citi Field with complimentary tickets, retail discounts and community outreach events. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – Kalamazoo Baseball LLC, the group bringing a Northwoods League baseball franchise to Kalamazoo in 2014, is throwing a “Baseball is Back in Kalamazoo!” event at Homer Stryker Field on Friday, November 15th at 5pm. The event and press conference will be held indoor at the teams’ front office and Parks and Recreation building and conference center. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE - On Tuesday, November 12th, 2013 – the Inland Empire 66ers invite you to a grand unveiling event at local-favorite Hangar 24 Brewery in Redlands. The California League Champions have been hard at work transforming the brand of the 66ers and are now ready to unveil new logos ahead of their 2014 campaign. Special edition pint glasses will be provided as a Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Gateway Grizzlies have released their 2014 schedule. Gateway will play four exhibition games and 96 regular season games in 2014. The 2014 All-Star week, presented by the Casino Queen, will begin on July 14th and end July 17th at GCS Ballpark. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Rochester Red Wings will be sporting a fresh look when they hit the field for the first time in April, as a new era in Red Wings Baseball began on Friday, November 1 when the club introduced a brand-new set of logos at a press conference held at Frontier Field. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Lancaster JetHawks Professional Baseball Club, class A affiliate of the Houston Astros, introduced updates to its team identity system during an open house party at The Hangar Wednesday evening. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – On March 18, 2004, the shovels hit the dirt for the first time on the site designated to save baseball in Charleston. A new downtown baseball diamond was to be built after 56 years at Watt Powell Park in Kanawha City. Continue reading
As expected from the rumblings early this morning, the Double-A Akron Aeros (Eastern League) are now the Akron RubberDucks. Here is the story from MiLB.com reporter Benjamin Hill. Go to AkronRubberDucks.com.
The owners of the new summer collegiate Futures Collegiate Baseball League franchise in Worcester (MA) have chosen the top five possible nicknames for the team, including the Bravehearts, Canal Diggers, Freight Trains, Mighty Caseys, and True Blues. Fans can vote for their favorite starting today. Click here to vote. View our submitted “concept” here.
The Double-A Akron Aeros (Eastern League) are expected to make a big announcement Tuesday that could include the unveiling of new logo and color scheme, and possibly a name change too. In 2011, the Aeros held a re-branding contest, and 67 percent of fans chose to keep the Aeros name over four other finalists — RubberDucks, Vulcans, Tire Jacks, and Gum Dippers. Read more and view news report here.
The Single-A West Virginia Power (South Atlantic League) will host a South Charleston Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours at Charles Ryan & Associates tonight from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. to unveil a new logo to commemorate the team’s 10th season. Click here to RSVP for the event.
PRESS RELEASE – The Pittsburgh Pirates today announced that A.J. Grant has been named Manager of McKechnie Field Operations and General Manager of the Bradenton Marauders. The appointment was announced by Dennis DaPra, Executive Vice President and General Manager of PNC Park and Facility Management. Continue reading
In an effort to persuade the Washington Nationals to keep their spring-training operations in Viera (FL) or find another team to take their place, Brevard County put together an eight-page brochure showing what 20-year-old Space Coast Stadium could look like with a proposed $29 million facelift. The brochure was sent to Nationals executive last week and will be mailed to the other 29 MLB teams this week. Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – One year after being introduced, Lexington Legends caps featuring the team’s mustache logo have been sold to customers in all 50 states. A recent order from Montana gave the mustache cap a sweep of the nation. In all, 574 mustache caps were sold during the 2013 season, and 275 more were ordered by retailers. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The All Star Game will have a home run derby, pregame meal and other league festivities. Santa Fe hosted the 2013 All Star Game which was a huge success for fans, players and travel. Santa Fe has proved it is a very popular city in the league for fans to go and see their players play in an All Star Game. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Winnipeg Goldeyes are proud to announce that the American Association has selected Winnipeg and the Goldeyes organization to host the 2014 American Association Game at Shaw Park on Tuesday, July 29, 2014. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – As the Charlotte Knights embark on a quest to their new Uptown Charlotte kingdom, the team revealed their new look at the Charlotte Convention Center Ballroom on Thursday, October 24. The new identity, revealed for the first time to a capacity crowd at the team’s annual World Series party, celebrates the team’s namesake as the defenders of the Queen City, while providing a fresh Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Arkansas Travelers (Los Angeles Angels AA affiliate) unveiled their new identity program at Dickey-Stephens Park Wednesday. The new identity is part of a six-month creative overhaul of the Travs franchise. Continue reading