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NY-P League to have logo contest
04/01/2008 6:03 PM ET
The New York-Penn League which has roots dating back to 1891 "Wants You" to help design their new logo. The current 14-member league has teams in Ohio, Pennsylvania, Vermont, New York, Maryland and Massachusetts. Affiliates range from the New York Yankees, New York Mets and Boston Red Sox to the St. Louis Cardinals. Its ownership even includes movie star Bill Murray of the Hudson Valley Renegades, Hall of Famer Cal Ripken Jr. of the Aberdeen Ironbirds and former Pittsburgh Steelers running back Jerome Bettis of the State College Spikes. Its current mark has announced its retirement at the completion of the 2008 campaign.

All serious artists are invited to submit their creative renditions to tbawmann@lowellspinners.com. Designs are due no later than June 1, 2008 and must be done in Vector Format using Adobe Illustrator or Macromedia Freehand. The winning logo will be voted on at a New York-Penn League General Managers' meeting at a later date.

The logo winner will receive a prize packet from the New York-Penn League consisting of a lifetime NYPL pass, merchandise, promotional items, the opportunity to throw out the ceremonial first pitch at any site in the league, promotion on each team's Website and much more.

For more information on the New York-Penn League, please visit www.milb.com.

Contestants must also abide by the official rules and regulations, which can be obtained from any NYPL team Website. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY, VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.

For specific questions on rules and regulations or for more information, please contact; Tim Bawmann (Lowell Spinners) at 978-459-2255, Nate Cloutier (Vermont Lake Monsters) at 802-655-4200, Vic Christopher (Tri-City Valley Cats) 518-629-2287, Kevin Mahoney (Brooklyn Cyclones) 718-449-8497, Matt Drayer (Jamestown Jammers) at 716-664-0915 or Eben Yager (Hudson Valley Renegades) at 845-983-0094.

This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.