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Beloit Snappers unveil new potential team names, fan voting underway

Beloit Snapper New Name Finalists
Photo courtesy: Minor League Promos twitter account

BELOIT (WREX) — Beloit will have a new baseball team next season...well, at least the baseball team will have a new name!

The Beloit Snappers started accepting input from the community on a new team name last month.

The team says they received more than 1,000 submissions for team names.

On Friday, the team unveiled the fifth potential team name for next season. Here's a look at all 5 potential names:

  • Beloit Cheeseballs
  • Beloit Moo
  • Beloit Polka Pike
  • Beloit Sky Carp
  • Beloit Supper Clubbers

The team says the new name will be determined based on input from fan voting, national brand experts, community leaders and both major league and minor league baseball.

Fan voting for the new team name has officially begun. Click here to vote.

The name change comes as the baseball team moves from Pohlman Field into their new stadium.

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Andrew Carrigan

Andy Carrigan is the Social Media & Digital Content Manager at WREX. He joined the 13 WREX team as a photographer in 2016 after graduating from Northern Illinois University. He also been a producer and Assignment Editor at the station.

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