After 46 years, the Reading Phillies (Class AA; Eastern League) will be changing the team name as part of an offseason rebranding process.
The franchise’s new name, logo, and jerseys will be unveiled at 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 17 at the Name Change Announcement to be held at FirstEnergy Stadium. The event will run 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
“Since 1967, the Reading Phillies have been proud affiliates of the Philadelphia Phillies,” said Reading General Manager Scott Hunsicker. “Our relationship is the longest affiliation in the minor leagues and there has never been a better time to be a Phillies affiliate.. Considering the heritage and fun nature of Baseballtown, our entire front office is extremely anxious to unveil and share our new name with everyone on November 17th.”
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