PRESS RELEASE – For months Cabarrus County residents have welcomed a big-headed, mustachioed daredevil into their hearts, businesses, and homes without even knowing his name. That changed today when the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers announced their mascot’s name: Boomer.
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The Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp are putting the final touches on their roster for their opening homestand, signing Sgt. Scampi, from K9s For Warriors, as the team’s bat dog for a designated half inning at each Friday home game during the 2017 season. Read press release here. Read about second mascot unveiling here.
PRESS RELEASE – The Cleburne Railroaders baseball organization took another step in its return to the diamond by officially joining the American Association of Independent Baseball on Thursday at the league owners’ meetings. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – Stoney, the adored mascot of the Charlotte Stone Crabs, Advanced ‘A’ affiliate of the Tampa Bay Rays, has officially announced his retirement effective at the end of the 2016 season. The Stone Crabs are hosting a Retirement Party on August 20th, when the team hosts Bradenton at 6:05 p.m. with Stoney’s retirement ceremony to begin at roughly 5:15 p.m. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Thunder are proud to announce addition of a new hero to the family at ARM & HAMMER Park. Friday night the team welcomed Cloudman, a fearless caped crusader who serves the greater good in our community, as the newest mascot of the Thunder. Cloudman joins Boomer, Rookie and Derby as a face of the Thunder in the local community. Continue reading
A blues-loving, zoot suit-wearing, saxophone-carrying bear has been introduced as the mascot for the first-year Bristol Blues (Summer Collegiate, Futures Collegiate Baseball League), but the character still needs a name. The team is seeking fan input. Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – The excitement around the 2015 season is continuing to build for the Corvallis Knights. The team introduced a refreshed brand earlier this year, and they are now unveiling what the future looks like for the team’s esteemed mascot, Mack the Knight. Continue reading
Back in December, the Kalamazoo Growlers (Summer Collegiate, Northwoods League) launched a second name-the-mascot contest after the original name Barlee ran into trademark trouble with the Hillsboro Hops (Single-A, Northwest League), who already had a mascot named Barley. Keeping with the microbrew theme, the portly bear is now named Porter. View mascot photo here.
PRESS RELEASE – After a successful inaugural season, the Kalamazoo Growlers will be making a name change to their beloved mascot “Barlee” due to a current dispute from Minor League Baseball and the Hillsboro Hops. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Modesto Nuts Professional Baseball Club have announced the winning name for the newest member of their mascot family. Shelley the Pistachio, the name decided on by fans, will make her debut on Friday, June 20th at John Thurman Field. “The fans made a great choice with the name Shelley,” said Nuts General Manager Tyler Richardson. “We are excited to showcase her Continue reading
With a sizable pregame crowd in attendance, the Minnesota Twins unveiled a brand new statue of mascot T.C. Bear at the Target Field plaza outside of Gate 29 on Sunday morning. Read more here.
The Triple-A El Paso Chihuahuas (Pacific Coast League) introduced their new mascot “Chico” on Monday on ESPN 600AM El Paso. Read more and watch video here.
During an event last Friday at the Radisson Plaza Hotel and Suites, the first-year summer collegiate Kalamazoo Growlers (Northwoods League) introduced “Barlee,” the team’s new mascot. View event photos here.
PRESS RELEASE – In front of a standing room crowd Festival Foods in Kenosha, the Kenosha Kingfish unveiled the new face of the team, its mascot, King Elvis the First. Clad in white nylon jumpsuit with sparkly gold trim, the six and a half foot tall, wobbly King Elvis is ready to meet and greet fans of all ages in Kenosha and surrounding communities. Elvis signed autographs, posed for photos Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The St. Cloud Rox Baseball Club unveiled their mascot at an event held tonight. In front of a standing room only crowd on the second floor of Brothers Bar & Grill, Chisel was introduced, wearing the number 71. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Akron RubberDucks announced today a naming contest for the new duck mascot, which is set to be unveiled on Opening Night, April 10 at Canal Park (vs. Bowie, 6:35 p.m.). The winner will receive season tickets and a chance to participate in the unveiling ceremony. Continue reading
The summer collegiate St. Cloud Rox (Northwoods League) have announced that they will unveil their new mascot on Thursday, March 20th at Brothers Bar & Grill in St. Cloud (MN). The mascot unveiling event will start at 7:00 p.m. and is open to the public. There will be no charge for admission and hors d’oeuvres will be served.
PRESS RELEASE – The St. Cloud Rox announced today that they will be holding a Name Your Mascot Contest. Fans are encouraged to send in their mascot names by emailing nameyourmascot@ stcloudrox.com The person that submits the name that will be used for the Rox new mascot will receive a pair of season tickets for the 2014 Rox season, a picture with the mascot at an unveiling event, Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The New Britain Rock Cats Baseball Club, the Double-A Eastern League Affiliate of the Minnesota Twins, has unveiled a new alternate logo which the players will wear on their hats during the 2014 season. Continue reading
The Missouri Supreme Court is weighing whether the “baseball rule” — a legal standard that protects teams from being sued over fan injuries caused by events on the field, court or rink — should also apply to injuries caused by mascots or the other personnel. The case stems from a fan who was injured when he was hit in the eye by a foiled-wrapped hot dog thrown by the Kansas City Royals’ mascot. Read more here.
Baseball America reports in an article about the branding of the new El Paso team that the Double-A Arkansas Travelers (Texas League) will unveil a new logo on Wednesday. A photo posted on the Travelers Facebook page on Oct. 14 appears to confirm this news. Sadly, Shelly the Horse mascot sponsored by Shell Oil retired back in August. Watch Shelly say goodbye here.
PRESS RELEASE – After a week of voting by Medford Elementary School children, more than 800 entries and a grueling selection process, Rowdy made his debut as the Medford Rogues’ mascot today in front of a packed house at Lone Pine Elementary School in Medford. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – After weeks of speculation, the Martinsville Mustangs officially unveiled their new mascot at the 2013 Fast Track Trade Show. Continue reading
The new operators of the summer collegiate Martinsville Mustangs (Coastal Plain League) have given Marty the horse mascot the boot and will unveil his replacement at a trade show on Tuesday evening. Read more here.
With all the hoopla surrounding the unveiling of the Houston Astros’ new look yesterday, we forgot to mention that the ownership also introduced “Orbit,” the team’s new mascot. Unfortunately, from our perspective, Houston’s Orbit pales in comparison to Mascot Mania champ “Orbit” from the Triple-A Albuquerque Isotopes (Pacific Coast League). You make the call:
Upon announcing the contest in late March, fans of the expansion summer collegiate Lakeshore Chinooks (Northwoods League) submitted over 330 name ideas for the team’s mascot. The field was then narrowed to three submissions: King, Gill, and Sammy. After over 800 votes, “Gill” was determined to be the winner by a seven vote margin. View video announcement here.
PRESS RELEASE – The newest member of the Schaumburg Boomers family, Coop the Boomer, was introduced to the world in front an assembly of fans at his official unveiling ceremony at the Community Recreation Center in Schaumburg Thursday afternoon. Continue reading
The expansion indy pro Sugar Land Skeeters (Atlantic League) introduced their masot, “Swatson,” at an unveiling ceremony this morning at Kids ‘R’ Kids Learning Academy in Sugar Land. Swatson will make his first big public appearance at the Sugar Land Annual Tree Lighting event this evening at 5 pm in Town Center. Watch unveiling here from KHOU. Continue reading
The summer collegiate Nashua Silver Knights (Futures Collegiate Baseball League) on Sunday unveiled Sir Sterling, the team’s new mascot, at Holman Stadium. View video clip here.