On a good day, they're lucky to draw 1,500 fans. I have little patience for the latter. Upcoming events include a Spring fashion show, during which the team uniforms will be unveiled. Heaven forbid anyone have fun with the creative process. The nickname, used to describe those lovable raccoons in our garbage cans, in early September. There's a difference between irreverent and utterly, stupidly kitschy.
Now I'm at the point where I just quietly and caustically denigrate Brandiose and their catastrophic lack of taste, creativity, and interest in local themes outside of a perfunctory scan of google or wikipedia and just wonder when they'll accidentally overshoot into something that's actually offensive. A trash panda in Rocket City is going to figure out how to get a trash can launched into outer space. Fans couldn't wait to get their hands on Trash Panda gear Saturday during the grand opening of the Trash Pandas Emporium. Soon after this article was published a viewer reached out with a recommendation for a new number one. How dare they enjoy designing for a business that caters to families with young children. What's the logo gonna be.
Meet the Madison-based Rocket City Trash Pandas. Most of them come and go. If you're curious why all the space names, Madison is a short 15-minute drive from the U. And believe me, I am well aware that there is a certain amount of trial-and-error involved in the creative process. Oh, would a raccoon by any other name smell as sweet? Good luck with this one, Brandiose! The situation in Mobile is more along the lines of don't let the door hit you on the way out. The team, playing in the Southern League, will serve as the Double-A affiliate of the Los Angeles Angels. For questions regarding merchandise and order status please call the Rocket City Trash Pandas Official Online Store directly at or email.
And always with that Trash Panda — the primary mark featuring the raccoon wearing a garbage can lid as a hat while the can itself has been transformed into a rocket. There's no way they could have determined the voting and created a logo and merchandise in such a short turnaround. The city last fielded a team in the form of the Southern League's Stars, who played out of now-dormant Joe Davis Stadium before relocating to Biloxi, Mississippi following the 2014 campaign. When it reopens on Friday, Feb. The Trash Pandas will continue to offer sales of team merchandise at its offices located at 8121 Madison Blvd.
That buzz crescendoed today with the much-anticipated unveiling of logos designed by Brandiose. Working together, Brandiose and Populous will implement several other Trash Pandas-themed ballpark elements centered around the Trash Pandas brand story. Nothing that's mainly intended for families should be taken that seriously. I thought of this when the Rumble Ponies were announced. The team will be from Rocket freakin City! If this doesn't represent the nadir of modern sports branding, I don't want to see what does.
It shows a trash panda. How abject a level of stupidity will what passes for modern, minor-league sports branding have to sink to before some franchise's management team refuses to take part in the exercise? The team distributed arm bands of different colors which allowed the crowd to go at different times to purchase what they wanted without overwhelming the merchandise store. For those of you who couldn't join us at Dublin Park yesterday and missed the big Logo Unveiling, here it is! In 2020 there will be a Minor League Baseball team known as the Rocket City Trash Pandas. After all, what's a minor league baseball season without the opportunity to cheer on the North 'Bama Butter Beans for a homestand or two? Partners Jason Klein and Casey White also invented the first glow-in-the-dark on-field cap for the Casper Ghosts and first on-field rally cap for the Altoona Curve. Forget the visual arts, literature and music: The most fertile creative work is being done is in the realm of Minor League team names, and the newest one is a corker. Huntsville deserves a lot better than this.
The team is more than a year from making its debut, when the Double-A Mobile BayBears relocate to Madison. But there's no way in hell anyone can convince me this was a genuine fan-voted poll. I can't deny that while I have no interest in picking up a Huntsville Thundersharks hat. That's pretty much the narrative. It will reopen on February 1. But this is too much.
Paul Caputo Paul Caputo is a grown man who collects plastic ice cream helmet sundaes from minor league baseball stadiums because he likes logos that much. I see over-the-top goofiness for the sheer sake of trying to come across as outrageous. Let the major leagues and they often time now fail at this be serious. . I have, and will continue to, recommend Brandiose to any of my peers looking for the ideal brand. The new minor league baseball team that will begin play in Madison in 2020 held a shindig Saturday night in Dublin Park in their home city to pull the curtain back on the logos for the team and kick off sales of team merchandise.
Their efforts on behalf of the Asheville Tourists, Biloxi Shuckers, Clearwater Threshers, Frisco Rough Riders, and Myrtle Beach Pelicans are amongst my favorite minor pro baseball brands. Merchandise for the Rocket City Trash Pandas Official Store is provided in an effort to offer the most extensive selection of officially licensed products on the internet. But hey, whats this board without debate? They could have a great name and awful uniforms. The Trash Pandas look was brought to life at Brandiose of San Diego, where they make teams famous by celebrating their brand stories. Disappointed that the Rocket City Trash Pandas store is closing? After reviewing the logo and background for the new Madison, Alabama team 11 News has decided to crown the Trash Pandas the most ridiculous and amazing Minor League Baseball team name. I saw it as a desperate attempt to revitalize what is clearly a failing minor league team and city, and it hasn't worked. Fly high Trash Pandas, fly high.
I am sorry, but i do not get the purists that are trying to put inject something that was never there into minor-league baseball. Quite frankly I don't know how the team can even afford to pay the electric bill. We used to have a great minor league team with the Huntsville Stars, but poor ownership and relationship with the city led to the ugly breakup and the birth of the Biloxi Shuckers. A raccoon in an engineered rocket made out of a trash can is the centerpiece of the identity. Brandiose is involved in this project and I bet they already had Trash Pandas selected and a logo already designed. I am sorry, but i do not get the purists that are trying to put inject something that was never there into minor-league baseball.