Lehigh Valley IronPigs blame typo for IronPugs promotion

To hear the Lehigh Valley IronPigs tell it, the reason they’ll be giving away 3,000 “IronPugs” T-shirts—and taking on a new logo and brand for one game—is simple typographical error by their general manager Kurt Landes. Per the team: “Landes ordered T-shirts for the August 19 giveaway and accidentally spelled

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IronPigs to honor Phillies history, cheese with uniforms

The Lehigh Valley IronPigs have gone full double entendre in their latest promotion. They’ll change their name to the Lehigh Valley Whiz Kids on June 29, when they commemorate “A Salute to Philadelphia.” The uniforms will pay homage to the 1950 NL Champion Philadelphia Phillies, nicknamed the Whiz Kids, as

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IronPigs, Majestic Unveil First-Ever Reflective Baseball Jersey

The Lehigh Valley IronPigs of the Triple-A International League are getting a little reflective as they enter their 10th season of Minor League Baseball, the team today unveiled the first-ever baseball jersey to use reflective materials, the jersey was developed by Majestic Athletic. Both the jersey wordmark across the front of

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Lehigh Valley IronPigs represent Bacon USA with new uniforms

A couple of years ago, the Lehigh Valley IronPigs of the AAA-level International League unveiled their highly unique identity, which included a hat with a single strip of bacon on the crown. This is also the same club that plans to become the Lehigh Valley Cheesesteaks for a night, so

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Ballclub Re-Brands As Cheesesteaks for One Night Only

The Lehigh Valley IronPigs have announced they will be known as the Cheesesteaks for one night only in 2016, a nod to their in-state Major League affiliate, the Philadelphia Phillies. This follows the popular “Taco Night” promotion held by the Fresno Grizzlies last season (and will again this Summer) in

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Best, Worst New Logos of 2014: SportsLogos.Net Readers’ Choice Awards

As we get set to enter the year of hover boards, self-lacing sneakers, and a Chicago Cubs World Series Championship we must first look back on the current year… 2014, which was my 18th running SportsLogos.Net. Overall 2014 was a rather uneventful year when it came to major re-brandings in the big

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Everything is Better with Bacon: The Story Behind the Lehigh Valley IronPigs

One of the reasons many minor league baseball teams adopt wacky nicknames is that they want to emphasize the fun, family-friendly atmosphere of a game at their ballpark. As I’ve spoken with representatives from different teams for this series, it’s become clear to me that a lot of minor league

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