What a week! Within 24 hours of announcing the Branded New by You campaign, over 300 of you had submitted really terrific ideas. That number grew quickly, and each day our team pored over your recommendations. In all, we received 1,223 submissions. Continue reading
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Intimidators Pen Open Letter to Fans, Address Concerns About Rebranding
Kannapolis Baseball Seeks Community’s Help to Rebrand Team
PRESS RELEASE – As the Kannapolis Class A baseball franchise moves toward a new era of baseball at the City of Kannapolis’s Sports and Entertainment Venue, the team invites the community to help rename the franchise. Today the team launches its “Branded New By You” campaign and is asking community members to suggest names to help define the team’s new identity. In addition to a new name, the rebrand will include a new logo and mascot. The new identity will debut after the 2019 season ends.
Time to Name the New Wichita Team
Suggestions are now being taken to name the new Triple-A team that will begin playing in downtown Wichita (KS) in 2020. Read more here. Visit name-the-team site here.
Traverse City Baseball Unveils Six Possible Names to Re-Brand the Franchise
Traverse City Baseball has announced six finalists for the “Name the Team Contest” ahead of its inaugural Northwood League (Summer Collegiate) season. After receiving more than 3,000 submissions, the ownership is now inviting fans to choose their favorite. The options are the following: Black Pearls, Dogmen, Dune Bears, Pit Spitters, Tree Shakers, and Sasquatch. Read more and vote here.
Bullfrogs Announce New Capital Credit Union Park, Name the Team Contest
Big Top Baseball, owner of the Green Bay Bullfrogs (Summer Collegiate, Northwoods League), and Ashwaubenon village officials on Tuesday unveiled the design of a new, $10 million baseball and soccer stadium that will be named Capital Credit Union Park. A “name the team” contest to re-brand the team was also announced. Read more here. Enter “Name the Team” contest here. Watch news report here.
It’s the ‘High Point Rockers’
Dozens of High Point (NC) Baseball fans came out to BB&T Ballpark to celebrate the unveiling of the new team — The High Point Rockers (Independent Professional, Atlantic League). Watch news report and view photos here.
Field Narrowed to Five…er…Three Names (?) for New Ballpark Commons Franchise
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.
‘Name the Team’ Time in High Point (NC)
With the ground broken and construction of BB&T Point well underway, it’s time to get your team named! What’s in a name? Everything! We have so much to draw from in coming up with a team name with High Point having an incredible history in furniture, textiles, trains, and even bus manufacturing, not to mention our Southern culture, hospitality, flora and fauna, great team name options abound. What’s yours? Read more here.
Las Vegas Ballpark Construction on Track, ‘Name the Team Sweepstakes’ Underway
Construction of Las Vegas Ballpark in Summerlin (NV) is underway and on track for next season. Read more and view photos here. Meanwhile, the Las Vegas 51s (Triple-A, Pacific Coast League) ownership has announced that it will rebrand the team with a name change for the 2019 season. Read more and watch news report here. Learn about the “Name the Team Sweepstakes” here. Submit your name choice here.
Filed under Branding & Marketing, Design & Construction, Stadium Issues
Local, Disadvantaged Contractors Scoring in Fayetteville
Local contractors and those qualifying as disadvantaged have been successful in securing the majority of bids for Fayetteville’s new downtown baseball stadium for the yet-to-be-renamed Buies Creek Astros (Single-A, Carolina League). Read more here.
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Gwinnett Braves Announce Finalists for Renaming Team
The Gwinnett Braves (Triple-A, International League) are giving fans the opportunity to rename the team. A total of 4,024 submissions and over 900 different names submitted have been narrowed to the following six finalists: Big Mouths, Buttons, Gobblers, Hush Puppies, Lambchops or Sweet Teas. Fans have from now through July 24 to vote for their favorite. Read more about the name choices and vote here.
Fond du Lac Name the Team Finalists Revealed
PRESS RELEASE – There are five finalists for the nickname of the new Fond du Lac Northwoods League franchise and fans are invited to vote for their favorite to help choose the name. Continue reading
Kinston’s Name the Team Campaign Narrows List to Five Contenders
After more than 1300 name submissions, fans have a chance to choose one of the five following names for the team moving from the California League (Single-A) to Kinston (NC) and the Carolina League (Single-A): Down East Eagles, Down East HamHawks, Down East Hogzillas, Down East Shaggers, Down East Wood Ducks. Learn more and vote here. Watch news report about unhappy fans here.
Finalists Revealed for Osceola County’s ‘Name the Team’ Contest
Six “Name the Team” finalists have been chosen for the relocating Brevard County Manatees (Single-A, Florida State League), which will make Osceola County Stadium in Kissimmee (FL) home starting next season. Fans have until 11:59pm EST on Wednesday, August 18th, to select one of the following names: Florida Dragonflies, Florida Fire Frogs, Florida Mud Kickers, Florida Rodeo Clowns, Florida Sorcerers, Florida Toucans. Read more about the names and vote here.
Lynchburg to Remain Hillcats, Logo Refresh Possible
PRESS RELEASE – After a week that saw more than 3,000 votes cast for the name of the Lynchburg franchise beginning in 2017, the fans’ overwhelming support for Hillcats came through, easily topping the vote totals of all the suggested new monikers combined. Continue reading
The Bismarck Bullies, Flickertails or Larks?
Bismark baseball has whittled down to three the possible names for the new summer collegiate Northwoods League franchise in Bismarck (ND). Vote here. Visit the team’s Facebook page here.
Lynchburg Unveils Name-the-Team Finalists
Playing a little catch-up here — the Lynchburg Hillcats (Single-A, Carolina League) have unveiled the six finalists for the team’s rebranding campaign, including Lamb Chops, Doves, Hillcats, Derechos, River Runners, and Love Apples. Voting will end Tuesday, July 19, at 5 p.m. ET. Read more and vote here.
Bismarck Baseball Releases 5 Name-the-Team Finalists, Vote Now!
PRESS RELEASE – In an election year, what better way is there to pick our team name than a good old fashioned VOTE! Continue reading
Relocating Manatees Launch ‘Name the Team’ Campaign
After the the ownership announced this week that the Brevard County Manatees (Single-A, Florida State League) will be moving to Osceola County Stadium in Kissimmee (FL) beginning the 2017 season, they didn’t waste time any time in launching a name the team contest. Read more here. Submit name suggestions here.
Filed under Branding & Marketing
Seven Finalists for New Team Name Unveiled
PRESS RELEASE – The New Orleans Zephyrs’ “Name The Team” contest has been whittled down to seven finalists, with fan voting now open online. The team received more than 2,000 submissions from fans during a campaign last month to rename the franchise for the 2017 season. Continue reading
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Team Lodi Begins Search for Nickname
PRESS RELEASE – Wine Country Baseball in Lodi, California announced today they have begun the search for a team nickname for the 2016 season. Continue reading
New Holly Springs Franchise Launches ‘Name the Team’ Contest
PRESS RELEASE – Have you ever wanted to name a sports team? Well now is your chance. The Coastal Plain League is bringing baseball to Holly Springs, N.C., in 2015, and the new Holly Springs franchise is holding a “Name the Team” contest to get the community’s help with picking the team’s nickname. The contest officially starts today, September 2 and will run through September 12. The contest is open Continue reading
Next Phase Begins Soon for Sugar Land Name the Team Contest
The time period for submitting names for the new Atlantic League franchise in Sugar Land (TX) ended on Friday. The contest will soon enter “Extra Innings” when five to seven finalist team names will be announced. Fans will then be asked to select their favorite team names among the finalists by ranking their top three choices Continue reading
‘Name the Team’ Contest Underway in Sugar Land
Opending Day Partners has launched a “Name the Team” contest for their new franchise in Sugar Land (TX). The grand prize winner will receive lifetime season tickets. Read more and submit entry here.
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