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MLB teams mark Fourth weekend with flag hats

Fourth of July MiLB promotionNinety Minor League Baseball clubs will wear caps with the American flag etched into their logo throughout the Independence Day holiday weekend. The specialty caps are scarlet with a white front panel that features the American flag design etched into each team’s logo.

A Maple Leaf design will be used in the case of the Vancouver Canadians, the only MiLB club located in Canada.

The caps will be available for purchase in the stadiums of participating clubs, as well as on some clubs’ web sites.

The 90 clubs and Major League Baseball Properties, Minor League Baseball’s licensing agent, have agreed to donate all royalties from the sales of these caps to Welcome Back Veterans, a program which addresses the needs of returning American Veterans and their families. New Era Cap Co., which produced the caps, is also contributing a portion of the sales to the organization.

The following MiLB clubs are scheduled to take part in the “Stars & Stripes” program: the Aberdeen IronBirds; Akron Aeros; Albuquerque Isotopes; Altoona Curve; Auburn Doubledays; Bakersfield Blaze; Beloit Snappers; Billings Mustangs; Binghamton Mets; Boise Hawks; Bowie Baysox; Bowling Green Hot Rods; Bradenton Marauders; Brooklyn Cyclones; Buffalo Bisons; Carolina Mudcats; Charleston RiverDogs; Charlotte Knights; Chattanooga Lookouts; Clearwater Threshers; Colorado Springs Sky Sox; Columbus Clippers; Danville Braves; Dayton Dragons; Delmarva Shorebirds; Durham Bulls; Erie SeaWolves; Everett AquaSox; Fort Myers Miracle; Frederick Keys; Fresno Grizzlies; Greensboro Grasshoppers; Greeneville Astros; Greenville Drive; Gwinnett Braves; Hagerstown Suns; Harrisburg Senators; Hickory Crawdads; High Desert Mavericks; Idaho Falls Chukars; Indianapolis Indians; Inland Empire 66ers of San Bernardino; Iowa Cubs; Jamestown Jammers; Kinston Indians; Lake County Captains; Lakewood BlueClaws; Las Vegas 51s; Lehigh Valley IronPigs; Lexington Legends; Louisville Bats; Memphis Redbirds; Mississippi Braves; Mobile BayBears; Myrtle Beach Pelicans; Nashville Sounds; New Orleans Zephyrs; New Hampshire Fisher Cats; Norfolk Tides; Northwest Arkansas Naturals; Ogden Raptors; Omaha Storm Chasers; Orem Owlz; Pawtucket Red Sox; Peoria Chiefs; Princeton Rays; Portland Sea Dogs; Quad Cities River Bandits; Richmond Flying Squirrels; Rochester Red Wings; Rome Braves; Round Rock Express; Sacramento River Cats; San Jose Giants; Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees; St. Lucie Mets; Staten Island Yankees; Stockton Ports; Tampa Yankees; Tennessee Smokies; Trenton Thunder; Tri-City ValleyCats; Tucson Padres; Tulsa Drillers; Vancouver Canadians; West Michigan Whitecaps; West Virginia Power; Wilmington Blue Rocks; Wisconsin Timber Rattlers; and Williamsport Crosscutters.


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