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57 Days – until our home opener April 7 at Frontier Field. 57 being an operative number because in February, 1957, Wings President Morrie Silver presented the St. Louis Cardinals with a check for half a million dollars – sealing the deal for Rochester Community Baseball to purchase the franchise and Red Wing Stadium from the Cards.
Speaking of the Silver family, fans of our official Facebook page RocRedWings knew it was Wings President/CEO/COO Naomi Silver’s birthday yesterday. You never know what you’ll learn by following us on Facebook. The event was celebrated in our office with perhaps the greatest cake ever made: the Wegmans Ultimate Chocolate Cake.
As you might imagine, things are moving quickly here at One Morrie Silver Way. Even more so than usual, with the preparations for 37 additional games here featuring the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees. Response has been amazing for our Flex Packs, giving you a pre-season only discount on a book of vouchers you can exchange for tickets this season. More amazing: the vouchers are good for any Wings or Yanks game at Frontier this season. Click here to find out more…
Our mascots, Spikes and Mittsy, have been equally busy. Our intrepid duo took on a series of part-time jobs this off-season, and our video crew was there to document the whole thing. Check out the preview right now in our Facebook video section, and check back tomorrow for the next installment.
In case you missed our award-winning coverage from TwinsFest – presented by United Airlines, The Hotel Minneapolis and AT&T – here’s the link to our blogs and photos which breathlessly document our experience. Coming up in the next week: the debut of the RedWingsBaseball.com 90-Second Egg, tasty video interviews with pitchers Scott Diamond and Glen Perkins, and INF Brian Dozier