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Bucks Release 20th Season Logo; Announce Plans for Fan Favorite Team

Waterloo, IA – The Waterloo Bucks have released their 20th Season logo and have announced plans for their fans to pick a “fan favorite” team.  The logo,20th-season-logo which was designed by Ed Flack at Hellman Associates, will be used during the 2014 season interchangeably with the current Bucks’ family of logos.

Each Wednesday, between now and Waterloo’s Home Opener on May 28, the Bucks are allowing fans to vote for their favorite players or managers in the efforts to create the “Bucks 20th Season Fan Favorite Team.”  Using their Facebook, Twitter, and website platforms, the Bucks will announce a list of nominees at a certain position.  Fans will have until 11:59 pm CT each Tuesday to vote for their choice.  After voting is complete, the Bucks will announce the fan favorite at that position.

The 20-person Fan Favorite team will consist of the following:

  • Field Manager
  • Catcher
  • First Baseman
  • Second Baseman
  • Third Baseman
  • Shortstop
  • Outfielder
  • Outfielder
  • Outfielder
  • Right-handed Starting Pitcher
  • Right-handed Starting Pitcher
  • Right-handed Starting Pitcher
  • Left-handed Starting Pitcher
  • Left-handed Starting Pitcher
  • Left-handed Starting Pitcher
  • Closer
  • Closer
  • Extra Infielder
  • Extra Outfielder
  • Extra Player

Voting for the first position begins today, as fans can select their favorite Bucks Field Manager of the past 20 years.

Fans will also have the opportunity to nominate players at any position by e-mailing the Bucks at fanfavorite@waterloobucks.com.  The Bucks will announce other 20th season celebrations in the near future.

The Bucks will open the 2014 season on the road versus the Rochester Honkers on May 27, but return to Waterloo for their home opener versus Rochester on May 28.  Season tickets and group outings are currently on sale.  For more information, call the Bucks’ Ticket Line at (319) 232-5633.  Fans are encouraged to stay in touch with the Bucks in the off-season by utilizing their website at www.waterloobucks.com.

The Waterloo Bucks are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. Playing its 21st season of summer collegiate baseball, the Northwoods League is the largest organized baseball league in the world with 18 teams, drawing significantly more fans, in a friendly ballpark experience, than any league of its kind. A valuable training ground for coaches, umpires and front office staff, more than 115 Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including MLB All-Stars Max Scherzer (DET), Chris Sale (CWS), Jordan Zimmermann (WAS), Curtis Granderson (NYY), Allen Craig (STL) and Ben Zobrist (TB). All league games are viewable live and free of charge via the Northwoods League YouTube channel.  For more information, visit www.waterloobucks.com.

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