The most recognized minor league baseball website in the nation got a facelift today as the Durham Bulls Baseball Club went live with the new DurhamBulls.com. With several new features, the website now offers more fan-friendly amenities and interactive areas.
“Our website has always been a major source of pride for our ball club,” General Manager Mike Birling said, “now the fan experience will be better than ever.”
New features on the site include a rotating promotional window that keeps fans informed of team news and game promotions, “Wool-E-Grams” on the home page where fans can send a special message (Happy Birthday, Welcome Home, etc.) to a family member or friend and a “Value-Bulls“ section where team partners have special offers for Bulls fans as well as contest and promotional sign-up forms.
The website was redesigned by award-winning DesignHammer Media Group LLC, whose client list includes RTI International, etrials Worldwide, CIIT Centers for Health Research, The John Locke Foundation, and the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction. David Minton, Design Hammer’s managing partner, was happy with the opportunity to rebuild the site.
“This season we had the opportunity to completely rebuild the site from the ground up, for the first time since 2002. This year’s site features a contemporary look, and makes extensive use of Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) to arrange content in a user friendly way,” he said.
The Bulls open the season against the Toledo Mudhens on Thursday, April 7th at 1:00 PM. Tickets are on sale at www.durhambulls.com, by phone at (919) 956-BULL or at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park box office.
Founded in 1902 as the Durham Tobacconists, the Durham Bulls are the AAA affiliate of the Tampa Bay Devil Rays. The Bulls play in the International League, and were league champions in 2002 and 2003. They become the only team in the 119-year history of the International League to sweep back-to-back Governors’ Cup Finals.