Breaking News
More () »


Trash Pandas to unveil uniforms this Thursday

The Rocket City Trash Pandas will unveil their five Inaugural Season uniforms, during a community party at Big Spring Park in Downtown Huntsville Thursday eveni...

The Rocket City Trash Pandas will unveil their five Inaugural Season uniforms, during a community party at Big Spring Park in Downtown Huntsville Thursday evening June 20, beginning at 6:00 p.m. North Alabama television personalities will model full official uniforms, including jerseys, pants, socks, belts and caps.

The slate of official uniforms and models:

• Home Regular Uniform (Modeled by Rocco DiSangro, Sports Anchor, WHNT)
• Home Alternate Saturday/Holiday Uniform (Modeled by Carl Prather, Sports Director, WAFF)
Road Regular Uniform (Modeled by Mo Carter, Sports Director, WZDX)
• Road Alternate Saturday/Holiday Uniform (Modeled by Brad Travis, Chief Meteorologist, WAFF)
• Salute to Military Sunday/Holiday Uniform (Modeled by Garrison Command Sergeant Major Billy Counts, Redstone Arsenal)

Additionally, numerous local female celebrities, as well as youth and toddler models, will showcase Trash Pandas replica jerseys. Among personalities who have agreed to model replica jerseys are Haley Baker, morning news anchor at WAFF and Lynden Blake, Sports Director at WAAY-TV. Replica jerseys will go on sale Friday, June 21 at 10:00 a.m. at the Trash Pandas Emporium in the Bridge Street Town Centre, next to the Apple Store.

The official program, hosted by WZYP morning personality, Mojo, will take place in Big Spring Park, just outside the Huntsville Museum of Art and will formally start at 6:30 p.m. The program will include a video tour of the Trash Pandas new ballpark, currently under construction at Town Madison, located off Interstate 565 and Zierdt Road in Madison. The evening will also include food trucks, bouncy houses, T-shirt giveaways, and music, all beginning at 6:00 p.m. Fans can sit on the lawn or bring their own lawn chairs.

The Trash Pandas are also announcing a special program for fans wishing to purchase authentic Inaugural Season jerseys, cut from the exact same fabric as team uniforms. A limited number of fans will receive their personalized jerseys next March, and will pick them up in the Trash Pandas home clubhouse at the new stadium. Authentic jerseys must be pre-ordered.

Fans wishing to purchase the exact jerseys worn by the Trash Panda players, manufactured by Rawlings Sporting Goods, must order before the end of the year. Jerseys will be custom cut for each fan’s size, and will include the fan’s name and uniform number of his or her choice.
Fans will receive their jerseys in the Trash Pandas Locker Room, where he or she will enjoy the real player experience. He or she will use a player’s locker for the day, take batting practice on the field, and enjoy a post-game “spread” in the players’ lounge, all courtesy of the Trash Pandas Clubhouse Manager.

The Authentic Jersey Experience, includes a personalized jersey and the ballpark/locker room experience, and will go on sale during the Uniform Reveal event. The Experience be available for purchase for $199 from June 20 through June 30. Interested fans can purchase the Authentic Jersey Experience online or at the Trash Pandas Emporium after Thursday’s event. The Authentic Jersey Experience will cost $249 from July 1 through the end of the year. Further details will be announced at the Uniform Reveal Event Thursday night.