It appears the homeless Florida Fire Frogs (Single-A, Florida State League) could be headed back to Brevard County (FL), if a deal to sell the team to Cocoa Baseball Group LLC is indeed consummated. In a motion filed with the Orange County Clerk of Courts on Oct. 7 (“Tennessee Manatee’s Emergency Motion for Order Requiring Sale of the Club Pursuant to Cocoa Baseball Club, LLC Purchase Agreement to Avoid Forfeiture of that Asset”), it includes details of a Management Agreement dated Oct. 3, 2019 (“Exhibit 3”), which provides the following: Continue reading
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PRESS RELEASE – The Pensacola Blue Wahoos announced the hiring of four front office staff members on Thursday, adding three employees to their full-time sales department and one to their public relations staff.
PRESS RELEASE – Local wedding and event planner Shannon Reeves has joined the Studer Family of Companies as its Event Sales Manager, handling some of the area’s most unique rental venues. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – When choosing the name of Pensacola’s new Double-A club in 2012, more than 3,200 votes were cast for six final choices. The Blue Wahoos won over the possibilities of the Aviators, Mullets, Redbones, Salty Dogs and Loggerheads. Continue reading
The Community Maritime Park Associates in Pensacola (FL) gave unanimous approval Wednesday to “Blue Wahoos Stadium” as the name for the bayfront stadium. The Pensacola Blue Wahoos (Double-A, Southern League) will pay $112,00 a year for the naming rights, which is half of the amount the team and city would split if another party purchased the right. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Montgomery Biscuits received a shout out from the Today Show this week and the regional interest has peaked. It has been confirmed that the Today Show will again feature the Biscuits tomorrow morning between the 8-9 am segment of the Today Show. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Pensacola Blue Wahoos today announced that two-time Masters Champion Bubba Watson has purchased ownership in the Minor League baseball team located on Pensacola Bay. Continue reading
Ed Spears, the Executive Director of Community Maritime Park Associates, say that work is underway to sell the naming rights to Pensacola Bayfront Stadium, home of the Double-A Pensacola Blue Wahoos (Southern League), for between $250,000 and $500,000 (annually, we assume). The deadline for brokers to submit their proposals is August 25 at 2:00 p.m. Read more here.
BaseballParks.com webmaster and USA Today Sports Weekly writer Joe Mock was at Pensacola Bayfront Stadium Monday night to present the owners of the Double-A Pensacola Blue Wahoos (Southern League) with a plaque for winning Baseballparks.com’s 2012 Ballpark of the Year. Pensacola Mayor Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – On Monday, April 15th, the Pensacola Blue Wahoos will receive the BaseballParks.com Award for 2012 Ballpark of the Year, on behalf of the City of Pensacola and the Community Maritime Park Associates. The award will be presented during the game Monday night by Joe Mock of Baseball Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – There’s a certain irony to a Virginia Tech graduate joining a franchise called the Wahoos, a nickname often used by sports teams from the arch-rival University of Virginia. But life often works in mysterious ways. And if that entails a die-hard Hokie becoming a Wahoo to join Continue reading
The Southern League of Professional Baseball Clubs has announced Pensacola Blue Wahoos President Bruce Baldwin as the 2012 Jimmy Bragan Executive of the Year and Jacksonville Suns Director of Group Sales January Squyres as the league’s Woman of Excellence. Votes for both awards were received from league general managers. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – Smokies catcher Anthony Recker drove home four runs, including a three-run blast to left in the seventh inning, as the Pensacola Blue Wahoos fell to Tennessee 8-1 to close out their inaugural season in front of the 40th sellout crowd of the year on Monday afternoon at Pensacola Bayfront Stadium. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The 2012 season for the Pensacola Blue Wahoos has been unbelievably eventful. This is the first year of affiliated Minor League baseball in the city, so the team was brand new. One of the sport’s most electric players, base-stealing phenom Billy Hamilton, is playing for the Blue Wahoos. The team has drawn a remarkable 300,000 fans this year. Even a hurricane Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Blue Wahoos announced today that the organization will offer all fans free bus transportation to and from Hank Aaron Stadium on Friday, July 20th and Saturday, July 21 when the Blue Wahoos travel to Mobile to take on the BayBears. Fans who wish to participate in this special offer will be responsible for purchasing their own game ticket through the BayBears Continue reading
A sellout crowd of 5,038 packed Pensacola Bayfront Stadium on Friday night to watch the Double-A Pensacola Blue Wahoos (Southern League) win 6-1 over the Jackson Generals. The sellout was the 25th of the season over the team’s 38 home dates so far this season. The team leads the league in attendance. Read more here.
Joe Mock from BaseballParks.com recently visited Pensacola Mult-Use Stadium at Community Maritime Park, the new home for the Double-A Pensacola Blue Wahoos (Southern League). Mr. Mock delivers another impressive ballpark review covering the challenging road of securing the franchise, the design and architecture of the ballpark, and the overall fan experience. Read more and view photos here.
MLB.com reporter Benjamin Hill recently visited the new Community Maritime Park, home of the first-year Double-A Pensacola Blue Wahoos (Southern League). Read more and view photos here.
PRESS RELEASE – The Mobile BayBears and Pensacola Blue Wahoos are proud to announce their rivalry in the inaugural “Bay to Bay Series.” Fans can expect several rivalry themed events at both ballparks this year, including BayBears fans versus Blue Wahoos fans in-game contests, promotions and series leader boards. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Blue Wahoos have a full slate of promotions set for their inaugural season beginning with Opening Day. The club received confirmation this week from the United States Navy that a flyover by the Blue Angels will kick-off the first season of Double-A baseball in Pensacola. The flyover will take place immediately following the National Anthem during the pre-game ceremonies. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – In a celebratory public ceremony held at Elebash Jewlers during Gallery Night on Friday night in downtown Pensacola, FL, the Blue Wahoos announced the winning name of the team’s official mascot as chosen through a fan vote facilitated by the Pensacola News Journal. The name that was chosen by a slim margin was Kazoo beating out the other five finalist names. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Pensacola Blue Wahoos have selected Tommy Thrall as their broadcaster for all 140 games in the team’s inaugural season. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – Just days after netting a huge crowd for the catch and release of the team logo, Pensacola’s Double-A baseball team, the Blue Wahoos, launch their official team website, www.BlueWahoos.com. The site features pictures of the Blue Wahoos Stadium under construction, news releases from the team, as well as the online store for team merchandise, called The Bait & Tackle Store. Continue reading
The Double-A Pensacola Blue Wahoos (Southern League) have posted construction photos of the team’s new stadium on Facebook. We like the sweet water views! The ownership also plans to unveil the team’s new logo in mid November. See photos and read more here.
No surprise here, but the Double-A Southern League has reportedly given approval for the Carolina Mudcats to move from Zebulon (NC) to Pensacola (FL). The team has already been renamed the Pensacola Blue Wahoos. Read more here. Thanks to John Cerone for the link.
PRESS RELEASE – Today the Blue Wahoos sold their 1,000 season ticket for the team’s inaugural 2012 season at Maritime Park in downtown Pensacola. George Taylor of Pensacola purchases the 1,000th ticket. “I was in Montgomery when the Biscuits (Double-A Affiliate for the Tampa Rays) came to town and it was a lot of fun,” explained Taylor. “The games were a great way Continue reading
It was just announced at a live event a few seconds ago that the new name for the Double-A Southern League team in Pensacola (FL) is the “Pensacola Blue Wahoos.” Nice to see some originality. We looked forward to the new logo, which will be unveiled in a few weeks. Read more about the “Name the Team” contest finalists here.