Contest for Brandon's new baseball team name

07.12.2018 13:27
By: Matthew Higgs

Team will play in the Expedition League in summer of 2019


Brandon, MB (CKLQ) - The public has a chance to vote for the name of Brandon's newest baseball team. 

The new team will start in the summer of 2019 in the Expedition League, becoming the ninth team to join the league.

There will also be a 10th team to join from Fremont, Nebraska.

The league is asking the public to vote for potential names for the new team.

The vote is taking place on the league's website until December 18th, and the logo will be unveiled a short time later.

The names that you can vote on are the Wheat City Wonders, Brandon Bullheads, Wheat City Whiskey Jacks, Brandon Bison, and Wheat City Threshermen.

Each name is considered to have great meaning to the Wheat City and Manitoba province. 

Fans that vote will also be in the running for two season tickets for the team's inaugural season.