The Richmond Flying Squirrels have announced a press conference on Tuesday, December 1st at 2:00 PM at the Holiday Inn Crossroads to unveil the team’s new logo for its inaugural season in Richmond, VA, as the Double-A, Eastern League affiliate of the San Francisco Giants. In addition, the team has also announced that its new merchandise store located at The Diamond will hold a “soft” grand opening in conjunction with the logo unveiling.
“This will be another historic day for our organization and the city of Richmond as the Flying Squirrels brand begins to take shape,” said Flying Squirrels’ CEM Chuck Domino. “We are very excited about the design and identity that Plan B Branding has created and feel that it reaches baseball fans of all ages.”
The Flying Squirrels’ new team store will also hold its “soft” grand opening in conjunction with the logo unveiling. The 2,800 square-foot venue, which was formally the in-stadium restaurant, is expected to have headwear, T-shirts, sweatshirts, polos and outerwear available for the event. All items will be emblazoned with the new Flying Squirrels logo.
“With the provided resources, we will have one of the largest retail stores in the minor leagues, which by the start of the season will be packed with a full-line of team apparel, hats and novelties.” said Flying Squirrels’ Director of Merchandise Ben Rothrock. “I’m extremely eager to unveil the logo, consequently showing the public the endless possibilities associated with it and the vast appeal to fans of all ages.”
The logo unveiling press conference is not open to the public; however, fans are encouraged to attend the team store opening from 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM for their first chance to purchase Flying Squirrels merchandise.
For more information on ticket pricing for the 2010 season, please contact the Flying Squirrels at (804) 359-FUNN (3866) or visit the new on-line home of the Flying Squirrels, SquirrelsBaseball.com.