BINGHAMTON, NY - A new era of professional baseball in the Southern Tier will commence on Thursday, November 3 when the Double-A Mets unveil their new team identity at NYSEG Stadium. With local students from Benjamin Franklin Elementary School in attendance, the club's updated name, logo and colors will be revealed in a ceremony on the field starting at Noon.
The six possible names, selected from a pool of over 1,500 fan submissions, in alphabetical order are:
Binghamton Rocking Horses
Binghamton Rumble Ponies
Binghamton Stud Muffins
Binghamton Timber Jockeys
The Double-A Mets open the 2017 season on the road in New Hampshire on April 6 before celebrating their home opener at NYSEG Stadium on April 13. Tickets for the 2017 season will go on sale soon.