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Miracle to be Groupers for One Game

PRESS RELEASE – The Fort Myers Miracle are paying homage to Southwest Florida’s favorite fish by changing the team’s name to the Fort Myers Groupers. Miracle fans can breathe a sigh of relief… it’s only for one game!

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Montgomery to be Greenbow Biscuits for Forrest Gump Tribute Night

The Montgomery Biscuits (Double-A, Southern League) are planning a special Forrest Gump tribute night June 1 and will transform into the “Greenbow Biscuits” for the game.  Read more here.

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Buffalo Bisons to Play as ‘Buffalo Wings’ in June

PRESS RELEASE – Get your wet naps ready, Buffalo, NY…’Buffalo Wings’ Baseball is going to be served up at Coca-Cola Field this season. The Bisons announced today that they will change their team name and identity to the ‘Buffalo Wings’ for a four-game showdown with the Rochester Plates (Red Wings), Thursday, June 14-Sunday, June 17.


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Saints New Ball Pig: ‘Porknite’

PRESS RELEASE – He was the last pig standing. From the tilted towers of St. Paul, to the dusty divot of Duluth, to the moisty mire of Mankato, to the haunted hills of Hibbing, all the way over to the shifty shafts of Shakopee, the eye of the storm grew smaller and smaller around him.

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Red Wings to Pay Homage to ‘Hop Bitters’

The Rochester Red Wings (Triple-A, International League) first donned their current moniker in 1929, but professional baseball in the city spans all the way back to 1877.  Over the next few years, the team will pay homage to those clubs who called Rochester (NY) their home.  On Saturday, May 26, the Red Wings will take the field as the Rochester Hop Bitters, who played in the National Association in 1879 and 1880.  Read more here.

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Field Narrowed to Five…er…Three Names (?) for New Ballpark Commons Franchise

The ownership of the new American Association (Independent Professional) team that will take up residence at the developing Ballpark Commons in Franklin (WI) has narrowed the list of possible farmed-themed names for the franchise, including Barn Owls, Crop Dusters, Haymakers, Milk Men, and War Pigs.  Vote for your favorite here.  Is the Journal Sentinel confused?  The publication lists the “top three finalists” as the Crop Dusters, Cheesers, and Farmhands.  Read more here.

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‘Paw Patrol Day’ in Brooklyn

On Sunday, June 24th, MCU Park, home of the Brooklyn Cyclones (Single-A, New York-Penn League), will be transformed into Adventure Bay for Paw Patrol Day on Coney Island.  The team will be wearing special Paw Patrol jerseys during the game.  Read more here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the link.

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