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BASEBALL WEEKLY FEATURE SPECIAL "MARKETPLACE SECTION"
Published November 4, 1994
The latest issue of USA TODAY's BASEBALL WEEKLY features a special 20-page, pull-out section on marketing. Features include: Most popular MLB logos and top selling minor league merchandise. MLB Properties had expected $2.8B in retail sales - - $3M more than '93 -- but will instead see a 10% drop, an estimated $280M. The MOST POPULAR MLB LOGOS: 1) Rockies; 2) Braves; 3) White Sox; 4) Marlins; 5) Yankees; 6) Indians; 7) Phillies; 8) Cubs; 9) Rangers; 10) Cardinals. TOP SELLING MINORS (in alphabetical order): Augusta Greenjackets, Birmingham Barons, Carolina Mudcats, Chattanooga Lookouts, Durham Bulls, Hickory Crawdads, Portland Sea Dogs, Salt Lake Buzz, Trenton Thunder, West Michigan Whitecaps (BASEBALL WEEKLY, 11/2-15 issue).