Saturday, September 10, 2016

Staten Island Yankees Release Finalists for New Name Contest


STATEN ISLAND YANKEES RELEASE NEW TEAM NAME FINALISTS
Organization asks for fans to vote on final team name



STATEN ISLAND- After receiving more than 2,000 fan submissions during our “Name the Team” Contest, the Staten Island Yankees have narrowed it down to five finalists, one of which will be the new team name for the Staten Island franchise beginning in 2017. Fans can help select the new team name over the next two weeks by visiting www.siyanks.com/rebrand. The finalists below are presented in alphabetical order:



Bridge Trolls

Bridge Trolls commemorates the iconic bridges that connect Staten Island, while embracing the kind of wacky names Minor League Baseball is known for.


Heroes

The Heroes honors the civil servants and military personnel of Staten Island and New York who work tirelessly to uphold our American values.


Killer Bees

Killer Bees pays tribute to Staten Island's musical and cultural impact. Fans will be “buzzing" over our bee-themed promotions!


Pizza Rats

Like Staten Islanders and New Yorkers, these natives are tenacious, enterprising and know where to find the best food in the city.



Rock Pigeons

Another animal synonymous with the city, the Rock Pigeons celebrates Staten Island - known by locals as “The Rock."

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