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Fightin Phils in Top 25 in MiLB Merchandise Sales in 2017

Jul 27, 2018 • by The Reading Fightin Phils
Fightin Phils Merchandise Sales for 2017

Minor League Baseball has announced that the Reading Fightin Phils, double-A affiliate of the Philadelphia Phillies, made the list of Top 25 teams in licensed merchandise sales for 2017.  The numbers are based on total licensed merchandise sales from January 1 – December 21, 2017.  Minor League Baseball set a record with more than $70.8 million in retail sales, a combined effort from all 160 teams. “The Reading Fightin Phils are proud and honored to be recognized as one of the top teams in all of Minor League Baseball in regard to merchandise”, said Fightin Phils General Manager Scott Hunsicker.  “When a fan chooses to wear your logo, they are choosing to “fly your flag” for all to see.  We have a passionate, deep rooted fan base, and we are humbled that our fans choose to fly the Reading Fightin Phils flag in such great numbers.”Twenty-one different major league organizations were represented by teams on the list, with only the Philadelphia Phillies, Colorado Rockies, San Diego Padres and the Miami Marlins placing two affiliates in the Top 25.  The Lehigh Valley IronPigs, the triple-A affiliate of the Philadelphia Phillies, joined the Fightin Phils in making the Phillies as one of the four organizations to make that happen. To celebrate the accomplishment, the Fightins will hold a special on-line only merchandise sale today through Sunday, July 26 at midnight.  Fans can purchase Fightin Phils merchandise via the website, and receive 10% OFF their entire order now through Sunday July 26 at midnight by entering the code TOP25 in celebration of this honor. CBL Custom Apparel, Wincraft, Forever Collectibles, 108 Stitches, Kapan Kent, 47 Brand, New Era Cap, Bimm Ridder, Majestic, MV Sport, Columbia Sportswear, Nike, Retro Brand and Blue Wave Merchandise are some of the licensing partners the Fightin Phils use for their merchandise.   The Top 25 list includes (alphabetically, with Major League affiliate): Albuquerque Isotopes (Rockies), Buffalo Bisons (Blue Jays), Charlotte Knights (White Sox), Columbia Fireflies (Mets), Columbus Clippers (Indians), Durham Bulls (Rays), El Paso Chihuahuas (Padres), Fort Wayne TinCaps (Padres), Frisco RoughRiders (Rangers), Hartford Yard Goats (Rockies), Indianapolis Indians (Pirates), Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp (Marlins), Lehigh Valley IronPigs (Phillies), Nashville Sounds (Athletics), New Orleans Baby Cakes (Marlins), Omaha Storm Chasers (Royals), Portland SeaDogs (Red Sox), Rochester Red Wings (Twins), Sacramento River Cats (Giants), Salt Lake Bees (Angels), South Bend Cubs, Tacoma Rainiers (Mariners), Toledo Mud Hens (Tigers) and Trenton Thunder (Yankees).

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