Awards & Recognition

2016 Awards and Recognition

  • Minor League Baseball's John H. Johnson Award for overall excellence in franchise management and community relations
  • No. 1 Ballpark Experience in Minor League Baseball (Stadium Journey)
  • Executive of the Year (Midwest League)
  • Sports Turf Manager/Grounds Crew of the Year (Midwest League)
  • Minor League Baseball's Best Theme Night Nominee

 

 

2015 Awards and Recognition

  • Minor League Baseball's John Henry Moss Community Service Award
  • No. 1 Ballpark Experience in Minor League Baseball (Stadium Journey)
  • Executive of the Year (Midwest League)
  • Sports Turf Manager/Grounds Crew of the Year (Midwest League)
  • Minor League Baseball's Best Theme Night Nominee

 

 

2014 Awards and Recognition

  • Team of the Year (Ballpark Digest)
  • No. 1 Ballpark Experience in Minor League Baseball (Stadium Journey)
  • No. 10 Sports Venue Experience in the U.S. and Canada (Stadium Journey)
  • Best New Food Item (Ballpark Digest)
  • Single-A Sports Turf Manager of the Year (Minor League Baseball/Sports Turf Managers Association)
  • Rawlings Woman Executive of the Year (Midwest League)
  • Sports Turf Manager/Grounds Crew of the Year (Midwest League)

 

 

2013 Awards and Recognition

  • No. 2 Minor League Baseball Ballpark Experience (Stadium Journey)
  • National Larry MacPhail Award nomination for Best Marketing & Promotions (Midwest League)
  • Top 10 Vegetarian-Friendly Ballparks in the Country (PETA)
  • Grounds Crew of the Year (Midwest League)

 

 

2012 Awards and Recognition

  • No. 1 Overall Minor League Ballpark Experience (Stadium Journey)
  • Hoosier Hospitality Award Winners - Fort Wayne Bad Apple Dancers (Indiana Office of Tourism)
  • Golden Bobblehead Award Finalist - Best Non-Game Day Event (Minor League Baseball)
  • Silver ADDY Award - Integrated Campaign, Local Business to Business
  • Top 10 Vegetarian-Friendly Ballparks in the Country (PETA)
  • Grounds Crew of the Year (Midwest League)

 

 

2011 Awards and Recognition

  • No. 1 Overall Minor League Ballpark Experience (Stadium Journey)
  • Golden Bobblehead Award winner for Best Theme Night - 3D Night (Minor League Baseball)
  • Golden Bobblehead Award winner for Best Overall Promotion - 3D Night (Minor League Baseball)
  • Bob Freitas "Organization of the Year" Award at the Class-A Level (Baseball America)
  • National Larry MacPhail Award nomination for Best Marketing & Promotions (Midwest League)
  • Grounds Crew of the Year (Midwest League)
  • Field of the Year (Midwest League)

 

 

2010 Awards and Recognition

  • National John H. Johnson Award nomination for Best Overall Organization (Midwest League)
  • Rawlings Woman Executive of the Year - Abby Naas (Midwest League)
  • National Larry MacPhail Award nomination for Best Marketing & Promotions (Midwest League)
  • Grounds Crew of the Year (Midwest League)
  • Field of the Year (Midwest League)

 

 

2009 Awards and Recognition

  • Minor League Baseball Team of the Year (MiLB.com)
  • Best New Logo (MiLB.com)
  • Single-A Team of the Year (Baseball America)
  • International Downtown Association Award of Distinction
  • Indiana Department of Environmental Management Award for "Best Land Use"
  • Large Business of the Year (Greater Fort Wayne Chamber of Commerce)
  • Logo of the Year (Ballpark Digest)
  • Organization of the Year (Ballpark Digest)
  • Best Marketing Campaign (Ballpark Digest)
  • National John H. Johnson Award nomination for Best Overall Organization (Midwest League)
  • National Larry MacPhail Award nomination for Best Marketing & Promotions (Midwest League)
  • National Executive of the Year Award nomination - Mike Nutter (Midwest League)