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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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