14 Facts About Erie SeaWolves


Erie SeaWolves are an American professional baseball team based in Erie, Pennsylvania.

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On June 20,1995, the Erie SeaWolves defeated the Jamestown Jammers in their inaugural game in Erie.

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The Erie SeaWolves club started in 1989 as the Welland Pirates, based in Welland, Ontario as a member of the short-season New York–Penn League.

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Erie SeaWolves served as a Pittsburgh Pirates affiliate from 1995 to 1998.

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Therefore, the current Erie SeaWolves organization is considered a continuation of the former one even though it changed classes.

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Minor League Baseball allowed Erie SeaWolves to keep their New York–Penn League records and history as a member of the Eastern League.

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Erie SeaWolves became an affiliate of the Anaheim Angels after moving to the Double-A level.

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Main colors for the Erie SeaWolves are black, red, and white, with minor accents of gold and gray.

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Erie SeaWolves' official mascot is an anthropomorphic, gray canidae named C Wolf.

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Erie SeaWolves'sfriends include Paws as well as three anthropomorphic sausages sponsored by the Erie-based Smith's Provision Company: Kenny Kielbasa, Herbie Hot Dog, and Santino the Italian Sausage.

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On March 10,2017, the Erie SeaWolves made national headlines for their upcoming "Alternative Facts Night" promotion, held on Friday, August 25,2017.

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Erie SeaWolves engage in many philanthropic efforts throughout Erie and its surrounding communities.

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On September 16,2015, the Erie SeaWolves earned the Erie Times-News Commitment to Erie Award for community service by a business with 50 or fewer employees.

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In February 2017, the Erie SeaWolves extended their broadcasting contract with Fox Sports Radio AM 1330: The Fan, a local affiliate of Connoisseur Media, to air every game during the 2017 and 2018 seasons.

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