WFNY Night at Canal Park

Forty-plus came out to our annual event at Canal Park last night. As always the Aeros were gracious hosts, though for the first time since we’ve been getting together (our sixth year) the Aeros did not win on WFNY night. Good times were still had. As always Jon Cole was there to document the evening

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New look, ‘new ballgame’ for Akron Aeros and Canal Park

Akron aeros opening day

Everyone knows the clichés about first impressions. They last a lifetime, the first few seconds define a relationship, etc. But has anyone heard about using bubbles to make a second first impression? Bubbles were the item of choice for the new-look, “new ballgame” Akron Aeros on their Opening Day game on Thursday night. The glitz

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The Diff: Market saturation and Indians attendance

The Diff

In last week’s edition of The Diff, I shared a number of statistical notes about the streaking Cleveland Cavaliers. This week, I’m covering a topic I’ve been trying to get to for a while, but is perfect for right now: Cleveland Indians attendance. Cleveland Indians attendance is a topical news item this week. Firing right

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Like Jimmy Haslam III in Cleveland, Ken Babby is a Sign of Hope for Akron Aeros Fans

Ken Babby

Disclaimer: I worked for the Akron Aeros in various media capacities from 2008-2010. I maintained many close relationships with my former colleagues. This November, two candidates are hoping for your votes in the polls as they strive to change the American political scene. More likely, however, Ohioans and especially Northeast Ohio sports fans have been

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Akron Aeros Showcase Star Wars-Themed Jerseys

Not too many words are needed to describe the photo below. The Double-A Akron Aeros debuted the new uniforms for a special “Star Wars Night” yesterday at Canal Park. Combined with Star Wars fireworks and whatever “Jersey Pillow Giveaway Night” means, the team was able to attract 5,375 fans (h/t @nextyearinCLE), a pretty solid attendance

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Proud Canadian Nick Weglarz Relishes Moment in Spotlight for Akron Aeros

Photo via Akron Aeros

Sunday was a special day for Nick Weglarz. No, not just because it marked his 29th game out of 31 in the Akron Aeros starting lineup. And not only because he just finished one of the best months of his career. But Sunday, July 1, was Canada Day. And for the 24-year-old and only Canadian

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David Huff to Make Rehab Start for Aeros Tonight

Left-hander David Huff will make a rehab start on the road for the Double-A Akron Aeros tonight at 7:05 p.m. The Aeros will be facing off against the Reading Phillies. Huff, 27, is recovering from a strained right hamstring that he suffered March 29 at the end of Indians spring training. He was one of

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WFNY and Akron Aeros Get Together

Another great night at Canal Park, thanks to our hosts the Aeros and some terrific company! The Aeros won 6-0 as Matt Packer shut down the Altoona line-up. The big blow for Akron was a Beau Mills 3-run home run. But as always, the game was somewhat secondary to the company for this one.

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Akron Aeros at it Again, Introducing Two More Hot Dogs

If the “Three Dog Night”  and “Nice 2 Meat You” Burger were not enough to fill you up on a trip to Canal Park, the Akron Aeros would like to introduce you to two more of their upcoming culinary creations at Canal Park. Keeping up with their initial promise of an additional  menu item prior

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Akron Aeros Introduce the Three Dog Night (With Updated Calorie Count)

While John Madden is slicing up Turduckens with his bare hands and Ted Mosby is opting for an additional turkey instead of the duck and chicken, the Akron Aeros are taking a Thanksgiving Day delicacy and turning it up a notch.  Swapping the birds for dogs – hot dogs, that is. Enter the everso esculent “Three

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