One Day Only! Syracuse Chiefs Become Syracuse Salt Potatoes

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For one day only, the Syracuse Chiefs are embracing a food favorite of Central New York and becoming the Syracuse Salt Potatoes on this Saturday, August 5th. Other teams have done something similar and Syracuse didn’t want to miss out on the fun. When the Chiefs organization knew they wanted to do something similar they reached out to their fans to see what food was the best choice. Salt Potatoes were the overwhelming choice so new branding was drawn up for the special occasion.

Merchandise for the one day only event has been selling out. General Manager Jason Smorol says they keep reordering but the inventory moves very quickly. And it’s not just local, they have shipped to 40 states and internationally. They will have more available at NBT Bank Stadium on Saturday for the game and the first 1,000 fans will receive a Salt Potato jersey as part of the jersey giveaway.

Smorol notes that the Salt Potatoes name will not be staying. The Chiefs are the Chiefs and will remain as such, but fans can expect to see the Salt Potato again in the future. Ideas are endless of when the name will be revived and the marketing team is already hard at work.

You can see the Syracuse Salt Potatoes take the field this Saturday, August 5th at NBT Bank Stadium. First pitch against the Rochester Red Wings (also sometimes known as the Rochester Garbage Plates) is at 7:05pm. Tickets can be purchased at the stadium box office or by visiting SyracuseChiefs.com

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