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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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.
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.
Always striving to put a better team on the field, the Normal CornBelters (Independent Professional, Frontier League) have placed an added emphasis on improving the product off the field with the season opener approaching Friday. Read more here.
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.
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.
It’s Friday, May 4th, and MiLB.com reporter Benjamin Hill takes a look at the “May the Fourth Be with You” promotions across the minor league baseball landscape in celebration of everything Star Wars. Read more here. Stadium Giveaway Exchange provides a rundown of Star Wars giveaways tonight in MLB and MiLB. See promos here.