The summer collegiate Alexandria Blue Anchors (Northwoods League), formerly Alexandria Beetles, unveiled their home and away jerseys last week at Fat Daddy’s Bar & Grill in Alexandria (MN). Read more here. The rebranded franchise has launched a new website at www.blueanchors.com.
Category Archives: Merchandising
PRESS RELEASE – Minor League Baseball™ announced today that its national Licensing Program, consisting of the 160 clubs in the domestic-based leagues that charge admission to their games, generated an estimated $54 million in sales of licensed merchandise last year. The 2012 figure is a 3.3% increase over 2011 and ranks as the third largest yearly total since the program’s inception in 1991. Sales Continue reading
The Minnesota Twins have unveiled the 1948 St. Paul Saints throwback jerseys the team will be wearing for their “Turn Back The Clock” game against the Milwaukee Brewers on May 30 at Target Field. For fans, throwback apparel (click on photo for a closer look) is available for purchase at the ballpark. Read more here.
The force was not with the Triple-A Omaha Storm Chasers (Pacific Coast League) Saturday night, as the game and the team’s 2nd annual “What If…Night” combine with “Star Wars Night” had to be postponed because of bad weather. When the Chasers revisit the double-themed night on August 10, the players will be donning the Omaha Force gear. The Force was one of the finalists in the name-the-team contest in 2010.
The Single-A Boise Hawks (Northwest League) unveiled their new uniforms and enhanced branding at Big Al’s in Meridian (ID) Monday, April 1, 2013. View photo gallery here.
PRESS RELEASE – Just when Phillies flair and flavor couldn’t get any better, it has. Earlier today, the Phillies and ARAMARK, Citizens Bank Park’s exclusive concessionaire and merchandise partner, announced the latest enhancements to the ballpark’s food, fashion, and merchandise lineup for the 2013 season. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The IronPigs will don a powder blue and burgundy retro mesh jersey during Sunday home games this season, paying homage to the Phillies’ tradition-rich teams of the 1970s and 1980s and marking the first significant uniform change since the IronPigs debuted in 2008. Continue reading
The nonprofit People for Urban Progress is selling “as is” and refurbished fold-down seats it salvaged from old Bush Stadium, the former home of the Triple-A Indianapolis Indians (International League). This is the same group that continues to install restored stadium seats at bus stops (PUPstops) around Indianapolis. Read more and view photo gallery here.
PRESS RELEASE – Opening Weekend at FirstEnergy Park will have a decided Restore the Shore theme. BlueClaws players and coaches will be wearing special Restore The Shore jerseys April 4th – 7th, with the jerseys to be auctioned off to benefit BlueClaws Charities Restore The Shore efforts. Continue reading
On Sunday at “Brewers On Deck,” Ben Peters of Richfield (MN) was announced as the winner of the Brewers “Design a YOUniform” contest. Peters’ design will be worn by the Brewers in exhibition games on March 22 in Phoenix at Maryvale Baseball Park and on March 30 in Milwaukee at Miller Park.
PRESS RELEASE – The 1990’s are coming back to Knights Stadium every Friday in 2013 as the Charlotte Knights will wear 1990 throwback jerseys during each of the club’s 10 Friday night home games this season. The jerseys, which were worn by the inaugural Knights Stadium Team in 1990, will now be worn by the current Knights team during the new “Flashback Fridays” series, which is Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Greeneville Astros officially revealed the club’s new uniforms, logos and color schemes for the 2013 season at a Launch Party held today at Pioneer Park. Astros’ fans in attendance witnessed the club reveal a blue and orange color scheme, the same colors that will be worn by the Houston Astros. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Buffalo Bisons will have an exciting new look when they begin a new era in Buffalo baseball on Opening Day, April 4, 2013 at Coca-Cola Field. Today, the team unveiled their new home, road and alternate uniforms that combine performance technology from Russell Athletic with a design that honors both the team’s past and its future. Continue reading
After receiving and reviewing hundreds of alternative uniform design ideas, the Milwaukee Brewers have narrowed the competition down to three finalists in the team’s Design A YOUniform Contest. You can cast your vote here for your favorite once per day between now and January 22, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. CT. The winner will be announced on Sunday, January 27.
PRESS RELEASE – The Hot Stoves of baseball have never blazed like this. The off-season has been quite busy for the Buffalo Bisons and their new parent club, the Toronto Blue Jays. A great new partnership has been punctuated by an exciting new logo for the Herd, the return of a championship manager in Marty Brown and the fantastic acquisitions that have made the Jays a serious Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Valley Isle’s only professional sports team, Na Koa Ikaika Maui, and their “Spirit Squad,” the Victory Girls, announce that they are accepting advance orders of the brand new 2013 Inaugural Victory Girls calendar, just in time for the holiday shopping season. Shot by Entertainment Photographer, Derek Shook, at some of the most beautiful spots on the island Continue reading
The Single-A West Michigan Whitecaps (Midwest League) have added a couple of new logos to their lineup for 2013. Read more here.
The St. Louis Cardinals showed off their new jerseys for the 2013 season last week. The third jersey to be worn on Saturdays is worth the closest look. As described by Derrick Goold from the St. Louis Time-Dispatch: Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – With the start of a new era of Bisons baseball in downtown Buffalo, the team today unveiled an exciting new primary team logo, designed by ADPRO Sports of Buffalo, that will carry the club into the next 25-years at Coca-Cola Field. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Stockton Ports unveiled their new alternate look at 2pm Friday, November 16th. The new identity is part of a six-month creative enhancement of the Ports franchise. “This is truly an exciting way for the Ports to re-affirm our commitment to Stockton. We feel this new logo embodies the rich history and can-do attitude of our city” said Team President Pat Filippone. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Stockton Ports will introduce a new community-focused identity on Friday, November 16th at the Waterfront Warehouse building in Downtown Stockton (445 West Weber Ave). The event is scheduled to begin at 2pm, with the logo and uniform unveiling shortly thereafter. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Omaha Storm Chasers will play What If? on August 18th and become the OmaHogs for one night only when they take on the Nashville Sounds at 7:05 p.m. Fans will be able to bid on the jerseys worn by the players during the game while a select number of jerseys will be available via e-Bay and those auctions will end at 11 a.m. on August 19th. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – On Sunday, August 12, 2012 the Colorado Springs Sky Sox welcomed 10 year-old Granger Kinne of Divide, CO through the front gates of Security Service Field as the six millionth fan to attend a regular season Sky Sox game. Granger was attending the game with mother Karen and family friend JoDee Weaver, when he was stopped just inside the gate where he was met by a Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The White Sands Pupfish released their new logo and uniforms for the 2013 season. The team will keep their colors of Vegas Gold, Black and white but will change their hat from the basic WS to the new Pupfish flipping a baseball into its mouth. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – Come out to Pfitzner Stadium on August 10th as the Potomac Nationals 35th anniversary celebration continues against the Winston-Salem Dash at 7:05 PM. For the game, the P-Nats will be donning special uniforms and caps worn by the 1978 Alexandria Dukes. Continue reading
The Triple-A Toledo Mud Hens (International League) will be donning their throwback “Mortimer” jerseys again on Monday. The new jerseys were introduced to fans back on June 22. We likey! Read more here.
CNNMoney.com’s Small Biz Tips takes a look at New York Mets fan Darren Meenan, who has turned his love of the Mets, creativity, and t-shirt-making expertise into a thriving business. As the owner and operator of the7line.com (T7L), Meenan “replaces the Mets logo with cheeky sayings, skirting trademarks and building a following with fans and players.” View video report here. Thanks to John Cerone for the link.
PRESS RELEASE – The Tampa Bay Rays will turn back the clock to 1979 when the Detroit Tigers visit Tropicana Field on Saturday, June 30 at 7:15 p.m. Tropicana Field will be accented in a ‘70s theme and Earth Wind & Fire will perform following the conclusion of the game as part of the Rays 2012 Summer Concert Series produced by Ruth Eckerd Hall on the Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The St. Cloud Rox unveiled their new team uniforms tonight in front of a packed house at Buffalo Wild Wings. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – WHAT: The Victoria’s Secret PINK Major League Baseball Collection will now include all 30 teams for the upcoming 2012 season. Rounding out the clothing collection will be the addition of seven new teams including the Atlanta Braves, Cincinnati Reds, Miami Marlins, Houston Astros, Pittsburgh Pirates, Kansas City Royals and Toronto Blue Jays. Continue reading