Press Release from the TinCaps:
TinCaps Voted #1 on MiLB.com
Online voters at Minor League Baseball’s website vote the Fort Wayne TinCaps the #1 new logo for 2009
In an industry filled with unique and creative names, the Fort Wayne TinCaps stand out from the rest of the new logos unveiled for the 2009 season. In a MiLB.com online poll that started on October 24th and ran through November 11th, the TinCaps came out on top against the other new logos that have debuted this off-season. The Colorado Springs Sky Sox, Visalia Rawhide and Reno Aces were the TinCaps competition for the last two weeks in this battle of the logos.
With 1,387 votes being cast by Minor League Baseball fans across the country, the TinCaps garnered 793 votes (57% of all votes cast) to route the competition. The final vote totals were as follows:
Fort Wayne TinCaps – 793 (57%)
Colorado Springs Sky Sox – 223 (16%)
Reno Aces – 216 (16%)
Visalia Rawhide – 155 (11%)
MiLB.com is one of the fastest growing sports websites – a testament to the ever-growing popularity and fan interest in Minor League Baseball. MiLB affiliated teams drew 43,263,740 fans during the 2008 season. Through November 11th of this year MiLB.com has attracted over 44 million unique visitors, an average of over 4 million visitors per month. In 2007 Minor League Baseball’s website had 247 million unique page views. According to MiLB.com, online polls allow only one vote per computer (individual IP address), meaning that each fan could only vote once during the open voting period.
For more information on TinCaps season tickets, group outings or corporate partnerships for the 2009 season at Parkview Field contact the team at (260) 482-6400 or their Box Score.