The newest club in the Atlantic League (Independent Professional) located in Gastonia (NC) announced in August the launch of its “Name the Team Contest,” which encourages fans to submit names for consideration as the club builds its brand identity. The team has narrowed the field to five finalists — Fire Ants, Honey Hunters, Uppercuts, Hogzillas, and Hotshots. Fans can learn more about the names and make their selection here by Oct. 31.
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Traverse City’s newest baseball team will reveal its mascot and logo in an event next Tuesday. The unveiling — which is open to the public — will occur at the State Theatre on Jan. 29 at 11:30 a.m. The final six names in contention are the Black Pearls, Dogmen, Dune Bears, Pit Spitters, Sasquatch and Tree Shakers. Read more here. View event notice here.
After receiving an overwhelming response of entries submitted from the community in their “Name The Team” contest, the new Colorado Springs (CO) franchise — the soon-to-be-former Helena Brewers (Rookie, Pioneer League), have narrowed the list down to the top names, including the Colorado Springs Happy Campers, Colorado Springs Lamb Chops, Colorado Springs Punchy Pikas, Colorado Springs Throttle Jockeys, and Rocky Mountain Oysters. Read more here.
The ownership of the Atlantic League (Independent Professional) franchise coming to High Point (NC) has unveiled the three finalists for the the club’s name-the-team contest, which include the Dragon Claws, Rockers, and Splinters. Fans can vote now for their favorite name. The team’s name and logo set will be unveiled on July 21. Learn more and vote here.
The ownership of the new American Association (Independent Professional) team that will take up residence at the developing Ballpark Commons in Franklin (WI) has narrowed the list of possible farmed-themed names for the franchise, including Barn Owls, Crop Dusters, Haymakers, Milk Men, and War Pigs. Vote for your favorite here. Is the Journal Sentinel confused? The publication lists the “top three finalists” as the Crop Dusters, Cheesers, and Farmhands. Read more here.
Fans of the new American Association (Independent Professional) franchise coming to the developing Ballpark Commons in Franklin (WI) will have an opportunity to name the ball club when the name-the-team contest is launched soon. Read more here.
After more than 2,000 fans submitted new team names as part of the Staten Island Yankees (Single-A, New York-Penn League) “Name The Team” Contest, the team has narrowed the list to five, including the Bridge Trolls, Heroes, Killer Bees, Pizza Rats, and Rock Pigeons. Fans have two weeks to vote for their favorite new identity. Click here to cast your vote.
Over the past week, more than 35,000 ballots were submitted on the website www.hartfordplaysball2016.com as fans had the opportunity to pick their top three name choices out of 10 provided for the relocating New Britain Rock Cats (Double-A, Eastern League). The remaining five possible names are listed alphabetically below: Continue reading
As the now Double-A New Britain Rock Cats (Eastern League) prepare to relocate to Hartford (CT) in 2016, the team is seeking a new name as it prepares for its new presence in Hartford. The “Name the Team” contest will begin on Feb. 17, the same day ground will be broken for the new stadium. Read more here. Go to contest website here.
Friday, Oct. 17, is the deadline for fans to vote for one of 10 possible names for the soon-to-be-rebranded Single-A Jamestown Jammers (New York-Penn League) relocating to Morgantown (WV), including Black Bears, Black Diamonds, Canaries, Coal Kings, Coal Sox, The Energy, Moonshiners, Muskets, Wild Ones, and The Wonder. Click here to learn more about the names and make your pick.
Wednesday, Oct. 15, is the last day for fans to submit their suggested name(s) for the affiliated franchise relocating to Columbia (SC). Go to Columbia Professional Baseball here. Click below to enter the contest:
The name-the-team contest for the Double-A Huntsville Stars (Southern League) relocating to Biloxi (MS) is down to six finalists announced on June 2, including the Beacon, Black Jacks, Mullets, Schooners, Shrimpers or Shuckers. The voting continues for another week at BaseballBiloxi.com. Read more here and here.
Buck Rogers, an 18-year Minor League Baseball executive, has been named the first General Manager in the history of the Biloxi Baseball Club. The announcement was made today by team president Ken Young at a press conference held at the Biloxi Visitors Center. Read more here. Meanwhile, the team launched a Name The Team Contest starting at 12:01 a.m. Thursday morning. Click below to submit your entry:
PRESS RELEASE – Rockford’s Professional Baseball Club is looking for community input to help select a new name for its team. Not only will Northern Illinois’ professional baseball club be playing at the stadium, located in Loves Park, for many years to come, they will also have a new name as well! Here’s your chance to name a professional baseball Continue reading
Fans in San Rafael (CA) have until 5:00 p.m. today to submit names for the new indy pro North American League franchise coming to town. Submissions can be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. You will need to provide your name, address, and e-mail address. Fans will then have a chance to vote on five finalist selected by the team via the Marin Independent Journal’s Facebook page. Read more here.
The Double-A Akron Aeros have selected the following five finalists in the team’s re-naming contest: Aeros, Gum Dippers, RubberDucks, Tire Jacks, and Vulcans. Fans can vote now until September 1 to keep the club’s current name or ditch it for entirely new team branding. Click here to vote.
PRESS RELEASE – Did you ever wonder what it would be like to name a professional baseball organization? Or, have the chance to throw out the first pitch at the team’s first-ever home game? Well, here’s your chance to do that! Continue reading