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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.

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‘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.

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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.

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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.

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Fond du Lac Name the Team Finalists Revealed

fond-du-lac-baseball-logoPRESS 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

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Kinston’s Name the Team Campaign Narrows List to Five Contenders

Carolina League LogoAfter 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 DucksLearn more and vote here.  Watch news report about unhappy fans here.

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