Danville Otterbots unveil “cold” uniforms

Outkast asked the question, “What’s cooler than being cool?” and answered it themselves: “Ice cold!” With that in mind, the collegiate summer level Danville Otterbots unveiled today what they’re calling “the coldest jerseys in baseball.” The look is surprisingly simple for a team whose brand is based on robotic river

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Appy League introduces Elizabethton River Riders

The Elizabethton River Riders are the fourth of ten new identities in the works for Appalachian League teams. The team announced its new identity, which was created in house by Major League Baseball, this morning. The nickname draws on the affinity that residents of Elizabethton, Tennessee, have for recreating on

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New Appy League team Johnson City Doughboys pays homage to WW1 soldiers

The Johnson City Doughboys are the third of ten Appalachian League teams to announce rebrands this offseason. The Doughboys nickname draws on patriotic pride, and specifically pays homage to a “Doughboys” statue, the only of its kind in the state of Tennessee, located near the team’s stadium. The term Doughboys

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Appy League introduces Bristol State Liners in flurry of rebrands

The Appalachian League baseball team that plays in the Twin Cities of Bristol, Tennessee, and Bristol, Virginia, heretofore the Bristol Pirates, is reviving a century-old nickname of one of the cities’ previous teams. The original Bristol State Liners made their Appalachian League debut in 1921 and played for five seasons.

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Stirring Up Debate: Introducing the Burlington Sock Puppets

If your city once laid claim to the title “Hosiery Capital of the South” and you’re trying to name a minor league baseball team, it would be almost criminally negligent not to seize on that fact. To that end, just moments ago, the Appalachian League’s franchise in Burlington, North Carolina,

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