New Minor League names, logos for 2020

A nationwide rebranding roundup, from Rookie ball to Triple-A

Over the past three months, nine Minor League Baseball teams have unveiled new logos and, in some cases, names.

By Benjamin Hill | January 21, 2020 11:42 AM ET

During the 2019-20 Minor League Baseball rebranding season, nine teams changed their names, logos or both. Ben Hill provides a roundup of all the new looks.

Benjamin Hill is a reporter for MiLB.com and writes Ben's Biz Blog. Follow Ben on Twitter @bensbiz. This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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Purple pros: Dash introduce classic look

Winston-Salem welcomes retro aesthetic in new primary logo

The Carolina League's Winston-Salem Dash unveiled a new primary logo on Wednesday, along with their 2020 hat designs.

By Benjamin Hill | January 15, 2020 4:40 PM ET

The Winston-Salem Dash, Class A Advanced affiliate of the White Sox, unveiled a new primary logo on Wednesday afternoon. The Carolina League club now has a retro aesthetic.

Benjamin Hill is a reporter for MiLB.com and writes Ben's Biz Blog. Follow Ben on Twitter @bensbiz. This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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Legends of the Deep: Sea Unicorns emerge

All's well that ends whale as Norwich unveils new aquatic identity

After a decade as the Connecticut Tigers, Norwich's New York-Penn League team has rebranded as the Norwich Sea Unicorns.

By Benjamin Hill | December 5, 2019 4:31 PM ET

The Detroit Tigers' Class A Short Season affiliate is now known as the Norwich Sea Unicorns. MiLB.com's Ben Hill has the details on this mythical seafaring New York-Penn League entity.

Benjamin Hill is a reporter for MiLB.com and writes Ben's Biz Blog. Follow Ben on Twitter @bensbiz. This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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Miracle morph into the Mighty Mussels

New Fort Myers name, logos revolve around brawny bivalves

Fort Myers' Florida State League team, formerly known as the Miracle, has rebranded as the Fort Myers Mighty Mussels.

By Benjamin Hill | December 3, 2019 11:43 AM ET

The Florida State League entity formerly known as the Fort Myers Miracle has transformed into the Mighty Mussels. Ben Hill reports on these purple-hued brawny bivalves.

Benjamin Hill is a reporter for MiLB.com and writes Ben's Biz Blog. Follow Ben on Twitter @bensbiz. This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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Put on a happy face: It's the WooSox

Worcester's team unveils name, logos in advance of 2021 debut

The Worcester Red Sox, or WooSox, will begin play in 2021. The team's name and logos were unveiled on Monday, Nov. 25.

By Benjamin Hill | November 25, 2019 7:23 PM ET

In 2021, Worcester, Massachusetts will field an International League team. On Monday, that team unveiled its name and logos. The Woo Sox have arrived.

Benjamin Hill is a reporter for MiLB.com and writes Ben's Biz Blog. Follow Ben on Twitter @bensbiz. This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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It's a breeze: Wind Surge blow into Wichita

Kansas' only MiLB team, debuting in 2020, unveils name, logos

On Nov. 13, Wichita's new Pacific Coast League team unveiled its name: the Wind Surge. Todd Radom designed the logos.

By Benjamin Hill | November 13, 2019 7:11 PM ET

Wichita is fielding a new Pacific Coast League team in 2020. On Wednesday, the team's name was unveiled: the Wichita Wind Surge. Ben Hill has details.

Benjamin Hill is a reporter for MiLB.com and writes Ben's Biz Blog. Follow Ben on Twitter @bensbiz. This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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Shore thing: PaddleHeads row into Missoula

D-backs' Pioneer League affiliate unveils aquatic moose identity

On Monday, after two decades as the Osprey, Missoula's Pioneer League team changed its name to the PaddleHeads.

By Benjamin Hill | November 4, 2019 12:38 PM ET

On Monday, the Pioneer League franchise formerly known as the Missoula Osprey unveiled its new name: the PaddleHeads. Ben Hill provides the details.

Benjamin Hill is a reporter for MiLB.com and writes Ben's Biz Blog. Follow Ben on Twitter @bensbiz. This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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It's lit: Kannapolis becomes Cannon Ballers

Sally League team launches new name ahead of ballpark move

After 19 seasons as the Intimidators, Kannapolis' South Atlantic League team will be known as the Cannon Ballers.

By Benjamin Hill | October 23, 2019 7:28 PM ET

In advance of moving to a new ballpark, the Class A Chicago White Sox team revealed its new name -- the Kannapolis Cannon Ballers. MiLB.com's Ben Hill has the details.

Benjamin Hill is a reporter for MiLB.com and writes Ben's Biz Blog. Follow Ben on Twitter @bensbiz. This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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Marking Minors' momentous '19 milestones

Teams celebrate significant anniversaries with logos and promos

Teams across Minor League Baseball are celebrating milestone anniversaries in myriad ways, beginning with commemorative logos.

By Benjamin Hill | March 27, 2019 10:16 AM ET

Ben Hill takes a look at the ways teams around Minor League Baseball are celebrating significant anniversaries, from themed logos to ballpark events.

Benjamin Hill is a reporter for MiLB.com and writes Ben's Biz Blog. Follow Ben on Twitter. This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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Rounding up the Minors' new names, looks

Nine teams sporting revised identities heading into 2019 season

Heading into the 2019 season, eight Minor League teams will be sporting new looks, and in some cases, new names.

By Benjamin Hill | January 31, 2019 10:13 AM ET

During the 2018-'19 Minor League Baseball offseason, nine teams revealed new looks. Ben Hill provides a rebranding overview for the new year.

Benjamin Hill is a reporter for MiLB.com and writes Ben's Biz Blog. Follow Ben on Twitter. This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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