FOLLOWUP: Ex-Highline Bears choose two potential new names. Now – you vote!
Back in June, we reported on the White Center-based (former) Highline Bears‘s plan to pursue a new name. Now it’s down to the final two, and they’re inviting you to help choose. From today’s announcement:
Today the Highline Bears summer collegiate baseball team announced the final two possible new team names. The final names are the DubSea Seal Slingers and the DubSea Fish Sticks. The team will now let the community vote online for which name they want to see on the field next summer. Fans can vote online at RenameOurTeam.com, and they can also vote by pre-ordering merchandise of the logo and team name they like best. Voting will remain open for four weeks and the final team name will be announced on November 15th.
Back in June the team announced they would be renaming the team and ran a “Name the Team” contest for 2 weeks. After receiving more than 200 entries, they flew in the baseball-branding company Brandiose. The branding company has helped name dozens of teams in minor league baseball over the past fifteen years, including the Rocket City Trash Pandas and Armadillo Sod Poodles. While in town in July they canvassed the area, ran community focus groups, and brainstormed with the team about what direction they should go. Over the course of the past three months the team has been working on narrowing down all the fan entries, checking trademark statuses on potential names and developing the final two brands,
The team plays more than two dozen games during regular summers (not the past two years, though) with a 40-player roster of college players from around the country, who stay with host families during the season. Their home field is Mel Olson Stadium at Steve Cox Memorial Park.
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October 13th, 2021 at 8:44 pm
If you order some merchandise, but the other name wins, do you get your money back?
October 15th, 2021 at 4:23 pm
They will fill all orders no matter which team wins.
October 14th, 2021 at 11:12 am
In that case, you’ll definitely have a collector’s item.
October 16th, 2021 at 6:26 am
Both are horrible names
October 16th, 2021 at 9:47 am
Both of those names SUCK!
October 17th, 2021 at 10:45 pm
What the actual f*ck?
October 20th, 2021 at 10:34 am
I’m thinking about donating my “HB” ball cap to the Goodwill in Huntington Beach.