The Rochester Red Wings, the Triple-A International League affiliate of the Minnesota Twins, play their home games at Frontier Field in Rochester, less than 90 minutes from the Buffalo area. In November, the team unveiled a new logo for the 2014 season.
"Our Spikes logo has been a beloved one for us, with great popularity both locally and nationally with souvenir sales across every state in the country," said Red Wings President/CEO/COO Naomi Silver. "In keeping with the times, we've decided to take this logo and give him a super update to get a whole new generation of fans excited about his look. We think this new version will be a real hit with our fans."
Spikes, the Red Wings mascot since the team moved to Frontier Field in 1997, remains the focus of the new logo, although the new and improved Spikes has been working out in the off-season. The Red Wings' new logos were designed by Dan Simon and his team at Studio Simon based in Louisville, Kentucky.
"This marks an exciting time in our ballclub's history," said Dan Mason, Red Wings general manager. "Over the years, the Red Wings have had some iconic logos and we feel the new and improved logo will be another in a long line of trademarks that have served our fans and our players well. We are very excited about Spikes' makeover."
The team opens their 2014 season with a home-and-home series with the Buffalo Bisons, playing Thursday and Friday, April 3rd and 4th in Buffalo (both games 2:05 p.m.), and hosting the Herd on Saturday and Sunday, April 5th and 6th (Saturday – 2:05 p.m., Sunday – 1:05 p.m.). Find their complete 2014 schedule and purchase tickets to these games and others at redwingsbaseball.com.
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