Baseball mascots have become an important part of the modern fabric of the game. But their success wasn’t always a foregone conclusion. Just ask Philadelphia Phillies chairman emeritus and former part-owner Bill Giles. Read more here. Thanks to John Cerone for the link.
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PRESS RELEASE – The Arkansas Travelers and Hughes Agency are proud to announce the unveiling of the club’s new mascots for the 2014 season. After a long search conducted by Arkansas’ minor league baseball club and premier staffing agency, they settled on two characters that grew up in Travelers lore. Both mascots hold deep connections to the franchise they will now represent. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Storm Chasers will have three new faces at Werner Park starting next season, and the team needs your help in naming these new characters! The three additions to the Chasers family will make their debut Opening Day on April 3! The description for each is below, as well as the link to send your name ideas to! The names will be announced in February at the Storm Front Frenzy, we Continue reading
The Triple-A Durham Bulls (International League) unveiled on Opening Day a trio of racing mascots in the likeness of the characters played by actors Kevin Costner, Tim Robbins and Susan Sarandon in the movie “Bull Durham.” Read more and view photo here.
PRESS RELEASE – The upcoming 2013 season will mark the 10th year for the Greeneville Astros as a member of the Appalachian League, but the club will have a brand new look beginning next season. The Astros are following the lead of their parent club in Houston by changing the club’s logos, uniforms and color schemes beginning next season. The date of the unveiling of these Continue reading
MiLB’s “Mascot Mania” tournament is now down to eight competing mascots. Click here to make your choices for the quarterfinals. You have until June 11. For your convenience, there is a photo and description for each battling ballpark character.
MLB.com reporter Benjamin Hill recently interviewed mascot expert Brad Collins about teams building and capitalizing on their mascot brand. Collins recently gave a speech called “Building Your Mascot Brand” at the Minor League Baseball Promotional Seminar in Myrtle Beach (SC) early last week (Sept. 23-26). Read more here.
GameOps.com hosted a 45-minute audio roundtable with several industry panelists to discuss GameOps.com’s “Best of 2010” awards. The participants included Scott Carter, Pat Walker, Benjamin Hill, and Jon Cudo. Read more and listen to audio here.