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Blue Wahoos Chefs Compete At World Food Championships 

November 28, 2023

A one-month span before the holidays has delivered Blue Wahoos chefs Travis Wilson and Carl Sackman a pair of special memories. The tandem recently placed fifth in the sandwich category at the 11th Annual World Food Championships in Dallas, an event at the Texas State Fairgrounds in mid-November which attracted

Groundskeeper Scotty Atkins, Visiting Clubhouse Manager Cedric Bascom Win Southern League Awards

November 28, 2023

PENSACOLA, FL – In a press release on Tuesday, Minor League Baseball announced the winners of its annual groundskeeper and clubhouse attendant awards for each of the full-season Minor Leagues. Pensacola’s Scotty Atkins won the Southern League Head Groundskeeper of the Year award, while Cedric Bascom was honored as the

Blue Wahoos Announce Exhibition Series with Mexican League's Sultanes de Monterrey

November 16, 2023

PENSACOLA, FL – In a joint press conference on Thursday, the Pensacola Blue Wahoos announced a two-game exhibition series against the Mexican League’s Sultanes de Monterrey set to be played April 2 and 3, 2024 at Blue Wahoos Stadium. The series, which will bring the storied Mexican League franchise to

Once An Infield Tandem For Pensacola Pelicans, Joe Espada and Carlos Mendoza Become MLB Managers On Same Day 

November 14, 2023

Joe Espada and Carlos Mendoza were once an infield tandem turning double-plays for the Pensacola Pelicans nearly 20 years ago in the twilight of their playing careers. From those Independent League days, riding buses from Pensacola to road games in El Paso, Texas and Lincoln, Nebraska and other far-away points,

With Range Of Events, Blue Wahoos Stadium Creates Off-Season Impact Throughout Community

November 8, 2023

A common question among off-season visitors to Blue Wahoos Stadium is formed by natural curiosity. “What do you all do now that baseball is over?” Well, it’s been busy here. Since the final out was recorded September 26 in the Blue Wahoos season – the team’s second consecutive trip to

Blue Wahoos Hosting Historic Prep Football Game With Inaugural First City Bowl 

November 1, 2023

The Blue Wahoos have always tried to seek ways to be innovative with special events at their stadium outside of baseball season. The inaugural First City Bowl game, presented by Cox Communications on Friday at 7 p.m. represents the latest one. With its unique backdrop and configuration, the event is

Former Pensacola Pelicans Batboy, Blue Wahoos Blogger, Kourage Kundahl Takes Hall Of Fame Role 

October 25, 2023

He was only 9-years-old when Kourage Kundahl got his first dream job in baseball. The Pensacola Pelicans needed a bat boy. Kundahl was raring to go. Eager and willing to work each summer night of games at the University of West Florida, which had its ballpark transformed back then into

With 'Wahooloween,' Blue Wahoos Create Large-Scale, Community  Halloween Party 

October 24, 2023

The house won’t be haunted, but the ballpark will transform when the Blue Wahoos host their annual “Wahooloween” on Saturday. During the last several years, this has become one of the most popular, non-sporting events, at the bayfront stadium. “We have taken a little bit from every Wahooloween that we’ve

Blue Wahoos Chefs Win Top Honor, Earn Place In World Food Championships 

October 18, 2023

The Blue Wahoos will soon be represented in a culinary version of the Super Bowl. Travis Wilson, the Blue Wahoos’ executive chef, along with executive sous chef Carl Sackman, teamed with special creations that wowed judges and earned a qualifying spot in the 2023 World Food Championships, to be held

Soul Bowl Celebrated Event's Past, Future In Special Way At Blue Wahoos Stadium 

October 17, 2023

When he decided decades ago to focus a good portion of his life helping kids through sports, Lumon May turned to his mother for help. Mary May, known as “Momma May,” made it a devotion. “She’s done everything imaginable,” he said. “She has been the team mom. When we didn’t

Here Comes the King: World-Famous Budweiser Clydesdales Are Coming to Pensacola

October 16, 2023

The eight-horse hitch will be harnessed to the iconic turn-of-the-century beer wagon for the following appearances and photo opportunities: November 1, 6–8 PM Blue Wahoos Stadium, Maritime Park Downtown Pensacola November 3 & 4 Blue Angels Air Show NAS Pensacola The Clydesdales’ appearance in Pensacola is one of hundreds made

Soul Bowl Creates Special Community Impact At Blue Wahoos Stadium

October 11, 2023

Decades earlier, the Soul Bowl began with an inauspicious debut. Venue availability was limited. The teams and support were put together with a lot door-to-door help, a lot of hope and people who gave up time and money to coach. The first game was played at a field formerly known

Blue Wahoos Offseason Begins With Octoberfest Of Stadium Events

October 4, 2023

The next Blue Wahoos baseball season is six months away. But the stadium won’t sit idle in the offseason. In fact, these next six weeks are the busiest for events, which include two football events, a distance run stage, a gourmet dinner on the field, a kickball event, a special

Led By Arraez, Lewis, Blue Wahoos Have 19 Former Players In 2023 MLB Playoffs 

October 3, 2023

When the Major League Baseball playoffs began Tuesday, the Blue Wahoos had player connections with 19 players across seven of the 12 teams in postseason. Ten of those players appeared in the opening day of the Wild Card Playoffs. The biggest storyline of Tuesday was delivered by former Blue Wahoos

Blue Wahoos' Johnston Earns Marlins Top MiLB Award; Pensacola's McCants Repeat Service Winner 

September 29, 2023

When elevated a year ago, former Blue Wahoos first baseman Troy Johnston struggled during the final month of the season with the Triple-A Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp. He spent the offseason working to ensure the next chance became successful. It led him to become the 2023 Marlins Minor League Player of

Blue Wahoos' Season Ends in 10-3 Loss; Smokies Win Southern League Championship

September 26, 2023

Pensacola, Fla. – The Blue Wahoos' acclaim-filled 2023 season, which included several club records, ended Tuesday one last feat short of complete. Unable to contain the Tennessee Smokies' power-laden lineup, Pensacola’s quest to repeat as Southern League champions was dashed in the Smokies' 10-3 win to sweep the short series

Johnston, Monteverde, Yan Named Southern League All-Stars; Randel Named Manager of the Year

September 26, 2023

PENSACOLA, FL – Three Pensacola Blue Wahoos players were recognized for their outstanding 2023 seasons on Tuesday, as Troy Johnston, Patrick Monteverde and Jefry Yan were named to the Southern League All-Star Team. Blue Wahoos manager Kevin Randel was recognized by his peers as the Southern League Manager of the

After Game 1 Loss, Blue Wahoos Seek To Repeat Past In Championship Series

September 24, 2023

After Sunday’s opening-game loss, the Blue Wahoos now hope to repeat their comeback from a year ago in the Southern League Championship Series. But it’s going to take another impressive turnaround. The Tennessee Smokies produced a quick knockout in Game One, scoring eight runs in the first three innings, including

Early Deficit Too Large as Wahoos Drop Game One of SLCS

September 24, 2023

Kodak, Tenn. – The Pensacola Blue Wahoos dug themselves an early hole in Game One of the best-of-three Southern League Championship Series on Sunday evening, falling 8-4 to the Tennessee Smokies. The Blue Wahoos will return to Pensacola, needing a win in Game Two on Tuesday night to keep their

Monteverde Dazzles as Blue Wahoos Advance to SLCS

September 21, 2023

Pensacola, Fla. – The explosion of joy, from the Blue Wahoos dugout to the party on the mound, reflected pure exhilaration. With their fans standing and celebrating, Pensacola did it again, reaching the Southern League Championship Series with a 5-1 victory Thursday night against the Montgomery Biscuits at Blue Wahoos

With Hostetler's Bombs, Blue Wahoos Continue Record HR Season In Playoff Win 

September 19, 2023

No team in Blue Wahoos history blasted more home runs in a single-season than this edition. The bomb brigade has carried right into post-season. Leading the way, first baseman Bennett Hostetler, who produced a career memory Tuesday night by hitting two home runs and scored three runs as the Blue

Hostetler's Homers Lift Wahoos to 5-2 Series-Opening Win

September 19, 2023

Montgomery, Ala. – Bennett Hostetler went 3-for-5 with a double and two home runs as the Pensacola Blue Wahoos opened up the Southern League Division Series with a 5-2 win over the Montgomery Biscuits on Tuesday night. The Blue Wahoos return to Pensacola needing just one more win to advance

Blue Wahoos Investor Derrick Brooks Surprises, Wows Pensacola School With Gifts 

September 19, 2023

Many of the grateful school children at O.J. Semmes Elementary School, all clutching surprise gifts, waited in line to meet Derrick Brooks. Some were holding a paper drawing with thank you message or a special poem. Others just wanted to give him a hug. A poignant scene recently unfolded inside

Playoff-Bound Blue Wahoos Cap Regular Season with 6-3 Win

September 17, 2023

Pensacola, Fla. – On a day complete with a military honor, the Blue Wahoos could not have choreographed a better way to end the final Sunday of their regular season. The skies had cleared. The team had just produced a seventh-inning rally. The Blue Angels buzzed above the ballpark in

Bermúdez Brilliant in 3-0 Shutout Win

September 16, 2023

Pensacola, Fla. – His well-traveled professional career has taken Blue Wahoos pitcher Jonathan Bermúdez across the country with three different organizations, pitching in more than 100 games. He provided great reason to always remember the one Saturday night. The 27-year-old lefthander from Puerto Rico worked a career-long seven complete innings,