After a name-the-team contest that lasted more than four months, a new Staten Island-based franchise in the independent Atlantic League unveiled its name and logos this evening. The nickname FerryHawks was selected from seven finalists, which also included Harbor Heroes, Dragon Slayers, Responders, Front Liners, Watch Dogs, and Greenbelters. “A
The professional minor league baseball team in Charleston, West Virginia, has played as the West Virginia Power since 2005—most of that time in the Class A South Atlantic League, and last year in the independent Atlantic League of Professional Baseball. That changed this week when the team unveiled a new
Baseball fans in Hagerstown, Maryland, can look forward to naming a team in the coming months, thanks to an announcement from Downtown Baseball, LLC, owners of a new franchise in the independent Atlantic League of Professional Baseball. Owners of the city’s new team said that they’ll solicit input on a
The city of Gastonia, North Carolina, will be home to the Honey Hunters, a new baseball team in the independent Atlantic League beginning this season. Per the team, the nickname “pays homage to the original Honey Hunter, Hunter Ransom – Gaston County’s first freed slave and African American land owner.
The official seal of the city of New Britain, Connecticut, features a beehive and the Latin inscription, “Industria implet alveare et melle fruitur,” which translates to “Industry fills the hive and enjoys the honey.” The city embraces the simile “busy as a bee”—an expression whose origins go back more than
The New Britain Bees, the newest addition to the independent Atlantic League, have not played a game yet, but they’ve already added a new logo to complement their original identity unveiled back in November. The team announced the logo on social media, posting the logo on Facebook with a simple, “New Character
The city of New Britain, Connecticut won’t have to wait long for baseball to return to their town. Just a few short months after the Eastern League’s Rock Cats moved down the road to Hartford, the independent Atlantic League came calling to fill the void. Introducing, the New Britain Bees. The
There are two things residents of Sugar Land, Texas, associate with their town. The first is the Imperial Sugar Company, headquartered there since moving from Louisiana in 1907. The second is mosquitoes, which are probably going to be a problem when you build a town on swampy marshland. First, the