DESIGN • WORDS • BASEBALL
Originally posted on MajorLeagueAholes.com on 1/12/13.I’m disturbed by the amount of sentiment I’m suddenly reading and hearing from baseball pundits to put Pete Rose in the Hall of Fame. Most are incorrectly using the same argument … Continue reading
My entry into the Wrigley Field Turns 100 Logo Contest. What better way is there to commemorate the passage of time than with the iconic Wrigley scoreboard clock? Hopefully the … Continue reading
Originally posted on MajorLeagueAholes.com on 12/19/12. Almost six years to the day I impulsively signed up to be on the Cubs Season Ticket Waiting List my number has been called—and I couldn’t be less … Continue reading
Our new Greek/Mediterranean brand coming to a minor league ballpark near you.
Originally posted on MajorLeagueAholes.com on 10/23/12.I’ve been a Tigers fan since I was three-years old. My very first sports memory is of an idiosyncratic, borderline-neurotic, rookie pitcher named Mark “The Bird” Fidrych who set the … Continue reading
Originally posted on MajorLeagueAholes.com on 10/17/12.This hasn’t been a great week for the New York Yankees. Not only have they lost Captain Crutch, Derek Jeter to a fractured ankle and their $275 million third baseman to … Continue reading
Originally posted on MajorLeagueAholes.com on 10/16/12. It looks like former pot smoker, Tim Lincecum is returning to the Giants starting rotation for Game 4 of the NLCS after being relegated to the bullpen due … Continue reading
Our new healthy, yet hearty carvery wrap brand coming to a minor league ballpark near you.
Originally posted on MajorLeagueAholes.com on 10/06/12. Miguel Cabrera won the Triple friggin’ Crown! Just typing that blows my mind! It’s difficult to comprehend how rare that feat truly is. Jimi Hendrix had just … Continue reading
Minor League Baseball asked us to come up with an identity for their initiative to leverage the collective marketing power of all 160 teams across the country. ”PROJECT BRAND” seemed … Continue reading
My buddy Travis’ parents just started up their own cattle business up in Michigan and decided they were in need of some “beefy” branding. I was more than happy to oblige. … Continue reading
The boss took a crack at home brewing with his son this summer and, like any marketing magnate, he decided it needed a brand. I guess his son had … Continue reading
Originally posted on MajorLeagueAholes.com on 08/26/12. On yet another sun-splashed day in the bleachers at Wrigley Field back in May, I made a rookie mistake: I opened my big fat mouth without … Continue reading
Humans love celebrating numbers that end in zero so we’re more than happy to make a special logo to put on all sorts of merchandise this year to sell in … Continue reading
Originally posted on MajorLeagueAholes.com on 04/30/12. The moment Albert Pujols signed on the dotted line, his 10-year, $240 million contract with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim became the most expensive mistake by any team … Continue reading
Can’t believe this was my sixth BISCUITS magazine already. We only do one per year so we pick the best moments to feature from the previous season and now-Rays starter, … Continue reading
A big crop of pitching prospects coming through the Blue Jays’ system has people buzzing. It sounds crazy, but you heard it here first—Toronto is going to be dominating … Continue reading
We kicked around the idea of creating a new identity when we merged with Mandalay Baseball Properties, owners of the Dayton Dragons, Erie SeaWolves, Fresno RoughRiders and Oklahoma City RedHawks. … Continue reading
Originally posted on MajorLeagueAholes.com on 12/05/11. Today’s bittersweet announcement that Ron Santo will finally be inducted into the Hall of Fame is really just a swift kick to the groin of the Cubs legend … Continue reading
Here’s our craft beer garden brand currently in use at Cooley Law School Stadium in Lansing, MI and Medlar Field at Lubrano Park in State College, PA. Mmmmm… beer.
Our Philly cheesesteak stadium concession stand brand currently in use at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark in Oklahoma City, OK, Medlar Field at Lubrano Park in State College, PA, and Uni-Trad Stadium in Laredo, TX.
Salsa is a southwest cantina that serves burritos, nachos grande, and taco salad topped with our homemade signature salsa.
Smokie’s Sausage Shack serves an Italian sausage, foot long bratwurst, and Polish sausage off a flat top grill.
Our flagship brand serves a traditional baseball menu designed to produce high quality burgers, dogs, and chicken entrées as well as great sides.
Sweet is PSC’s ice cream stand that has soft serve yogurt, ice cream sundaes or splits covered with your favorite toppings.
Burgertopia serves half-pound specialty burgers on a gourmet pretzel bun.
You’ve gotta have a good dog at a ballpark, right? Well we’ve taken it to the next level with Franx. Franx is a specialty hot dog stand that has loaded dogs … Continue reading
Our pizzeria brand coming to a ballpark near you in 2013.
Not much makes sense about how or why I came up with a Mexican brand for the NCAA Tourney pool I set up in an internet café in London, England … Continue reading
I originally posted this back in May, but I think it’s even more relevant now that Houston is going to the AL to make two 15-team leagues. The experiment with … Continue reading
Created the “BanditBall” version of the Bandits logo for Quad Cities back in 2007. RIDICULOUS FACTOID: I’m told this hat was worn by Lil’ Wayne, aka “Weezy F. Baby” in the … Continue reading
The Tulsa Drillers hired us to brand several venues in their new stadium back in 2009.
Thought it was high time we gave an identity to our directors’ yearly teambuilding trip to the boss’s condo in Phoenix that culminates in climbing Camelback Mountain.
Originally posted on MajorLeagueAholes.com on 10/25/11. Day One of the Theo Epstein era got off to a rousing start today with his highly-anticipated introductory press conference at Wrigley Field. As with all … Continue reading
Originally posted on MajorLeagueAholes.com on 10/24/11. With close to $30 million coming off the top of what was already a relatively modest 2011 payroll of $106 million, the Tigers are in a … Continue reading
Originally posted on MajorLeagueAholes.com on 10/17/11.It might be easy to forget what an incredible season the Tigers had in 2011 after such an embarrassing ALCS Game 6 loss to a clearly superior … Continue reading
Originally posted on MajorLeagueAholes.com on 09/28/11. Sitting down to watch last night’s ESPN premiere of “Catching Hell” I wasn’t sure how I would feel about reliving one of the most horrific moments … Continue reading
Originally posted on MajorLeagueAholes.com on 08/23/11. After getting his 19th win last night in Tampa, national writers such as ESPN’s Buster Olney and Jayson Stark and pundits like Mike Greenberg of ESPN’s … Continue reading
Originally posted on MajorLeagueAholes.com on 08/13/11. After becoming only the third Cubs’ pitcher since 1955 to give up five home runs in a game Friday night (seems like that number should be … Continue reading
Originally posted on MajorLeagueAholes.com on 04/10/11. Chicago Sun Times writer, Joe Cowley declared it this past Winter and we all laughed. But now that Spring has finally arrived, the signs are all pointing to … Continue reading
I was really fired up about putting a former Major Leaguer on the cover, but I was pretty bummed the best high-res photo of Mike Redmond we could come up … Continue reading
The coolest thing about doing magazines for the Biscuits is that they always have a ton of exciting prospects coming through the Rays’ robust farm system. Some even become big-time … Continue reading
The voice that made me and millions of other young Michiganders love the game of baseball. A true legend that will truly be missed.
I was in college when the Lugnuts came to my hometown back in 1996. I remember everyone was pissed about the goofy name af first. But somehow people got … Continue reading
NOTE TO SELF: Do NOT put two old guys on the cover of a magazine no matter what your boss tells you to do. Shocking this one didn’t sell very … Continue reading
I abused the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim’s logo to help create the branding for the nerdy baseball blog I do with a good buddy of mine at majorleagueaholes.com. He’s an … Continue reading