Vermont Reds

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Vermont Reds
19841987
Burlington, Vermont
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Team logo Cap insignia
Class-level
Previous Double-A
Minor league affiliations
League Eastern League
Major league affiliations
Previous Cincinnati Reds
Minor league titles
League titles 1984, 1985, 1986
Team data
Previous parks
Centennial Field

The Vermont Reds are a defunct minor league baseball team. They played in the Eastern League at Centennial Field in Burlington, Vermont from 1984 to 1987. They were affiliated with the Cincinnati Reds.

The team won the Eastern League Championship in 1984, 1985 and 1986.

History[edit]

Prior to their four-year stint as the Vermont Reds, this franchise was known as the Lynn Sailors from 1980 to 1983 and served as the Double-A affiliate of the Seattle Mariners (1980 to 1982) and Pittsburgh Pirates (1983).

In 1984, owner Mike Agganis moved the Lynn Pirates from Lynn, Massachusetts to Burlington, and Aggis signed a four-year agreement with the Cincinnati Reds. The club was renamed the Vermont Reds.[1]

After the stint as the Vermont Reds, the franchise again served as the Double-A affiliate of the Seattle Mariners in 1988, becoming the Vermont Mariners. Today, the franchise is the Double-A affiliate of the Cleveland Indians and is known as the Akron RubberDucks.

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