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Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders update classic ‘SWB’ logo for 2022 jerseys, caps, and merch

Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders update classic ‘SWB’ logo for 2022 jerseys, caps, and merch
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From a press release:

The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders are bringing back a familiar team mark in 2022.

The club will once again use the “SWB” from the days of the Lackawanna County Stadium as an alternate logo. The logo will be featured on New Era road caps and new alternate jerseys during the upcoming season.

The RailRiders, the Triple-A affiliate of the New York Yankees, will continue to use the same logos and marks as they have in recent years but are pleased to bring this Red Barons-era mark back into the fold with an updated spin, adapting the color scheme for use with the current palette.

The new road cap and alternate jersey will utilize navy material and a white “SWB” crest.

In addition to on-field use, the “SWB” logo will also appear on merchandise at the SWB Station Team Store, on promotional giveaways distributed at games, and in the team’s marketing and communications this season.

The 2022 season opens on Tuesday, April 5 in Syracuse, with the home opener on Tuesday, April 12 against the Norfolk Tides at PNC Field (235 Montage Mountain Rd., Moosic). Season ticket memberships and mini-plans are available now at

The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders are a professional Minor League Baseball team based in Moosic. They play in the Northeast Division of the newly-formed Triple-A East and are an affiliate of the New York Yankees of Major League Baseball. PNC Field (formerly Lackawanna County Stadium) has been their home since 1989.

The team was known as the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons from 1989-2006 and the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees from 2007-2012. The franchise has won two Governors’ Cup championships and one Triple-A National Championship. Since 2012, the team is owned by SWB Yankees, LLC, and was previously owned by the Lackawanna County Stadium Authority.

See exciting moments and player highlights from RailRiders games at PNC Field in NEPA Scene’s RailRiders Photoblog.