PRESS RELEASE – The Bridgeport Bluefish and the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball today announced that The Ballpark at Harbor Yard will host the 2015 Atlantic League All-Star Game, which will take place on Wednesday, July 8. This will be the third time that Harbor Yard will have the event, with the previous mid-summer Classics being held in 1999 and 2006. Continue reading
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PRESS RELEASE – The Tennessee Smokies Wednesday afternoon revealed their new logos, colors and uniforms for the upcoming 2015 season at a press conference at Calhoun’s On The River in downtown Knoxville. Continue reading
After more than 2,500 suggestions and over 10,000 fan votes online, Rich Baseball Operations announced today that the “West Virginia Black Bears” has been chosen as the name of their new (relocating Jamestown Jammers) Single-A New York-Penn League franchise in Morgantown (WV). Read more here. The team’s website can be found at WestVirginiaBlackBears.com. You can follow Continue reading
Beyond the name and logo unveiling for the expansion summer collegiate Kokomo Jackrabbits (Prospect League) during a press conference on Monday, non-attendees caught a glimpse of the team’s throwback San Diego Padres-inspired uniforms via Twitter. They are not for everyone (at least one uni-aficionado loves the old Padres look), but the brown, mustard and orange will certainly stand out from the rest. For a closer inspection, click on the graphic below:
PRESS RELEASE – MKE Sports & Entertainment revealed Monday afternoon the name, logo, field manager and hitting advisor of their new Prospect League Baseball team playing at Kokomo Municipal Stadium: the Kokomo Jackrabbits. Continue reading
As we predicted, the summer collegiate Prospect League franchise in Kokomo (IN) will be known as the “Kokomo Jackrabbits.” This might seem a little odd on its face, but there is a historic connection. The Jackrabbit vehicle was produced by Apperson Brothers Automobile Company in Kokomo in the early 1900s. Apperson was an American automobile manufacturer that built cars in Kokomo from 1902 to 1926. View photos of a 1915 Apperson Jackrabbit Cloverleaf Roadster here. As for the uniforms, we’re seeing vintage San Diego Padres here.