'Mud Hens Wear' Once Again Ranks Among Top Brands in Minor LeagueMay 31, 2012 - International League (IL) Toledo Mud Hens
Every year, Minor League Baseball compiles a list of the Top 25 teams in licensed merchandise sales. Rankings are based on wholesale sales reported from January 1 - December 31, 2011.
The top 25 teams for 2011 (alphabetical order):
Corpus Christi Hooks
Fort Wayne TinCaps
Lake Elsinore Storm
Lehigh Valley IronPigs
Myrtle Beach Pelicans
Omaha Storm Chasers
Pawtucket Red Sox
Portland Sea Dogs
Richmond Flying Squirrels
Rochester Red Wings
Round Rock Express
Sacramento River Cats
Salt Lake Bees
**Toledo Mud Hens**
Wisconsin Timber Rattlers
In 2011, the Mud Hens sold over 46,000 novelty items, over 23,000 t-shirts, and over 20,000 hats.
Director of Merchandise and Licensing for the Mud Hens, Craig Katz said, " The Mud Hens are thrilled to be on Minor League Baseball's top 25 list of top selling clubs for the 14th straight year. Mud Hens fans in Northwest Ohio, Southeast Michigan, coast to coast and all over the world have shown once again that they are proud and eager to show off their Hens pride by wearing Mud Hens clothing and by purchasing from the vast assortment of Mud Hens novelty souvenir items. We are honored to have such great and loyal fans."
The Mud Hens have continually grown their merchandise lines every single year, and 2011 was no exception. Expanded lines include more styles of ladies and women's apparel and headwear, as well as more items for the home and office. The Mud Hens offer over 75 different styles of t-shirts, 30 different styles of sweatshirts, and 60 different styles of caps each year.
Be sure to check out hundreds of new apparel and novelty items in stock right now for the 2012 season. New items will also be arriving all year long. Mud Hens Wear is available at the Swamp Shop at Fifth Third Field, the Swamp Shop at Huntington Center, the Hen Hut at Fifth Third Field, and by visiting www.mudhens.com.
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