Earlier this season the Staten Island Yankees announced that they would be undergoing a rebranding at the conclusion of the 2016 season. The Baby Bombers asked fans to submit their suggestions on what the team should be called and after narrowing down they have come up with the top five finalists.
Here are the top five finalists according to the team’s press release.
Bridge Trolls commemorates the iconic bridges that connect Staten Island, while embracing the kind of wacky names Minor League Baseball is known for.
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 pays tribute to Staten Island’s musical and cultural impact. Fans will be “buzzing” over our bee-themed promotions!
Like Staten Islanders and New Yorkers, these natives are tenacious, enterprising and know where to find the best food in the city.
Another animal synonymous with the city, the Rock Pigeons celebrates Staten Island – known by locals as “The Rock.”