PRESS RELEASE – Amid the worldwide turmoil of the late 1970’s, one team emerged to give a nation hope. In 1980, a group of college kids stunned the world by defeating the mighty Soviet Union en route to the gold medal at the 1980 Olympics in Lake Placid, NY. This year marks the 35th anniversary of the “Miracle on Ice” and to commemorate the accomplishment, the Rochester Red Wings will hold Continue reading
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Red Wings to Celebrate ‘Miracle on Ice’ 35th Anniversary with Special Guests and Team USA Hockey Jerseys
There is really nothing new here, but the Single-A Batavia Muckdogs (New York-Penn League) will still be operated by the owner of the Triple-A Rochester Red Wings (International League) during the 2015 season, and the team is still for sale. As you recall, even though the operator is eating annual financial losses, they will profit handsomely when the Muckdogs are eventually sold based on a deal struck in 2008. Read more here.
MiLB.com reporter Benjamin Hill recently visited Frontier Field, home of the Triple-A Rochester Red Wings (International League). Read more and view photos here.
PRESS RELEASE – The Rochester Red Wings and Minnesota Twins have announced a two-year extension of their Player Development Contract, maintaining the two clubs’ affiliation through at least the 2016 season. The announcement was made by Twins Executive Vice President and General Manager Terry Ryan, Red Continue reading
Monroe County and the Rochester Red Wings are seeking $4.5 million from the state for a $7.5 million makeover of Frontier Field, which could include a baseball museum in the old firehouse, installing a new field, revamping the concourse and suites and improving the front gate entrance. Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – The Rochester Red Wings have announced plans to install a brand-new, full color, LED video board in right field replacing the board that has been there since Frontier Field’s inaugural season in 1997. The new video board, designed and manufactured by Daktronics, will be up and running for Opening Day at Frontier Field on April 5. Continue reading
Mark MacEwan, who has only been working in architecture for a year, has constructed a pretty sweet to-scale model of Frontier Field, home of the Triple-A Rochester Red Wings (International League), which is on display at the ballpark. Read more here. Read press release here. View photo gallery here.