Buffalo Bisons unveil new logo
blog by Ben Tsujimoto • November 20, 2012 @ 3:25pm
It’s a time for change in the Buffalo Bisons organization, and even though the start of the 2013 season is almost five months away, a new logo and a new manager are both now in place.
According to Jeff Russo from WKBW, the new logo (pictured as the header) was released this afternoon at a press conference and will be unveiled to the public tonight at Pettibones Grille, 1 James D. Griffin Plaza, Buffalo. The “Meet the Manager” event, which allows the public to purchase merchandise with the new logo and chat with new (and former) manager Marty Brown, runs from 5:30 p.m. to 8 and is free of charge—Coca-Cola products will be served as well.
Here’s the side-by-side difference of the old logo (left) to the new logo (right). The Bisons are now property of the Toronto Blue Jays, a scenario long-predicted by the Buffalo News’ Mike Harrington that officially transpired as a two-year agreement in September.
The Blue Jays, who just fleeced the Miami Marlins in a well-publicized, controversial salary chopping deal that sent Josh Johnson, Jose Reyes and Mark Buehrle to Toronto, had its Triple-A club in Las Vegas for the last four years after almost three decades in Syracuse.
Here are the Las Vegas stats from last season—these are the players the Bisons will inherit.