Stockholm SWEDES
"The Swedes Don't Need No Stinkin' Slogan"
Established 2012

Stadium: Cruz Field
Model: Camden Yards
Climate: Portland, ME
Colors: Blue, Gold

Uniforms:
- Home
- Road
- Special

Owner: Mike Barton
Manager: Ernie Banks
Mascot: The Swedish Bikini Team

Minor League Affiliates:
- Sacramento Snipers (AAA)
- Copenhagen Hoodlums (LOW)

Stockholm Swedes Franchise Timeline

April 7, 1997: First game in franchise history.

January 1, 1999: After deciding that Baghdad might not be the most stable market for their franchise, management relocates the Baghdad Scuds to Georgia and renames the team the Atlanta Rebels.

November 7, 2001: Alan Mitchell is awarded the Blizzard League Rookie of the Year award.

January 1, 2005: The franchise is on the move again. The Rebels are moved to France and renamed the Paris Patriotes.

January 1, 2008: After three seasons it's aparent that the French don't give a rats ass about baseball, so the team moves to Japan and is renamed the Tokyo Samaurais.

January 1, 2010: Management once again decides that it's time for the team to hit the road. The Samaurais are moved to Ireland and are renamed the Dublin Disaster.

January 1, 2012: The Dublin Disaster are a disaster at the gate. The team is moved yet again, they head to Sweden and are renamed the Stockholm Swedes.

November 1, 2017: Tony Von Fricken is named Rookie of the Year in the Blizzard League.

May 29, 2018: Second year ace Tony Von Fricken tosses a no-hitter against the Vancouver Mounties.

2020 Playoffs: The Swedes win their first ever Barnes Division title! In a hard fought BLCS they take the Long Beach Lobsters the distance but lose in the seventh game.

November 6, 2020: Ernie Banks is named MVP of the Blizzard League.



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