Akron Aeros and their Area League
The Akron Aeros are an American Minor League Baseball team based in Akron, Ohio. The Aeros play in the Eastern League and are the Double-A affiliate of the Cleveland Indians. The team was founded in 1997 and has been a part of the Eastern League since 1998. The Aeros have won the Eastern League Championship three times, in 2003, 2005, and 2011.
History of the Akron Aeros
The Aeros began as the Canton-Akron Indians in 1989. The Indians were affiliated with the Cleveland Indians and played in the Class A Short-Season New York-Penn League. In 1997, the team moved to Akron and became the Akron Aeros. The team changed its affiliation to the Cleveland Indians and began playing in the Double-A Eastern League.
The Aeros have been one of the most successful teams in the Eastern League. From 1998 to 2011, the Aeros had winning seasons in all but four years. They won the Eastern League Championship in 2003, 2005, and 2011. The Aeros also won the Eastern League Division Title in 2008, 2010, and 2012.
Akron Aeros Stadium
The Aeros have called Canal Park home since 1997. The stadium is located in downtown Akron, Ohio and has a capacity of 8,500. Canal Park has been voted one of the best Minor League stadiums in the country. The stadium features a replica of the historic Akron Firestone Stadium, which was the home of the Akron Tyrites from 1930 to 1933.
Akron Aeros Roster
The Aeros roster is made up of Major League and Minor League players. The Major League players are on the team for rehabilitation and/or to gain experience. The Minor League players are the future of the Cleveland Indians. The Aeros roster is managed by the Cleveland Indians and the players are chosen by the Indians organization.
Akron Aeros Coaching Staff
The Aeros coaching staff is made up of experienced coaches and former Major Leaguers. The coaching staff is led by manager Chris Tremie, who has been with the Aeros since 2011. The staff also includes pitching coach Ruben Niebla, hitting coach Rouglas Odor, and assistant coaches Steve Karsay and Jeff Datz.
Akron Aeros Fans
The Aeros have a loyal fan base that has been growing since the team moved to Akron in 1997. The fans are passionate about the team and support them through thick and thin. The Aeros have had an average attendance of over 6,000 fans per game since 1998.
Akron Aeros Merchandise
The Aeros offer a wide variety of merchandise for fans of all ages. The team has apparel, hats, memorabilia, and collectibles for sale. The merchandise can be purchased online, at the Canal Park Team Shop, or at the Akron Aeros office.
Akron Aeros Community Outreach
The Aeros are dedicated to giving back to the Akron community. The team has been involved in a variety of community outreach programs, including the “Aeros in the Community” program. Through this program, the Aeros have partnered with local schools and charities to help make a positive impact in the community.
Akron Aeros TV Broadcasts
The Aeros are currently broadcast on the local television station Akron Sports Network (ASN). ASN broadcasts all home and away games, as well as special events and interviews with players and coaches.
Akron Aeros Radio Broadcasts
The Aeros are broadcast on the local radio station WAKR 1590 AM. The broadcasts are hosted by long-time play-by-play announcer Jim Rosenhaus, who has been the voice of the Aeros since 1997.
The Akron Aeros are a Minor League Baseball team based in Akron, Ohio and affiliated with the Cleveland Indians. The Aeros play in the Eastern League and have been a part of the league since 1998. The Aeros have had great success in the Eastern League, winning the Championship three times and the Division Title three times. The Aeros have a strong fan base and the team is dedicated to giving back to the Akron community through their “Aeros in the Community” program. The Aeros are broadcast on local television and radio stations for fans who cannot make it to the games.