Rochester Red Wings – A Minor League Success Story
The Rochester Red Wings are a professional baseball team from the Rochester area in New York that currently plays in the North Division of the International League in Minor League Baseball and are Triple-A affiliates of the Minnesota Twins of the Major League Baseball. The Rochester Red Wings were founded in 1899 and have had several name changes during its history.
It was founded as the Rochester Broncos and had that name till 1907 and between 1908 and 1920 were named as the Rochester Hustlers. After that, the team became the Colts and the Tribe for a short stint and finally became the Rochester Red Wings in 1929. Between 1929 and 1960, the Red Wings were associated with the St. Louis Cardinals, which was the most glorious period in the history of the team. After that, the team associated itself with the Baltimore Orioles, a relationship that lasted between 1961 and 2002 and finally since 2003, the Red Wings have been associated with the Twins.
The Rochester Red Wings have won 17 League titles in its history and also have 5 Division Championships to its name. The home stadium of the team is Frontier Field that has been so since the 1997 season.