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UPDATE: More than 100 people have offered ideas for a baseball team name

UPDATE: More than 100 people have offered ideas on what to name a minor league baseball team if one moves to Fredericksburg. Check them out. And feel free to continue submitting suggestions (pgould@freelancestar.com).

  • Fredericksburg Sons
  • Fredericksburg Suns
  • Fredericksburg Sharks
  • Fredericksburg Docks
  • Fredericksburg Generals (multiple nominations)
  • Fredericksburg Nationals
  • Fredericksburg Blue and Grays  (multiple nominations)
  • Fredericksburg Colonials (multiple nominations)
  • Fredericksburg Minute Men (multiple nominations)
  • Fredericksburg Confederates
  • Fredericksburg Commonwealth  (multiple nominations)
  • Fredericksburg Fire
  • Fredericksburg Rapps (because the river touches every locality in the region)
  • Fredericksburg Heroes
  • Traffic Jams
  • Frednecks
  • Rebels
  • Commonwealth Colonials
  • Fredericksburg Grays
  • Something related to Carl’s Ice Cream
  • Fredericksburg Firebirds
  • Fredericksburg Freedom
  • Fredericksburg Legends
  • Fredericksburg Traffic Jammers
  • The Burgers
  •  The Virginia Gentlemen
  •  Rappahannock Rebels
  • Fredericksburg Militia
  • Fredericksburg Freedom Fighters
  • Rappahannock Renegades
  • The Army of Northern Virginia
  • The Revolution
  • Fredericksburg Fury
  • Fredericksburg Patriots
  • The Fredericksburg Snakehead Fish
  • The Snakeheads
  •  Fredericksburg Cicadas
  •  Fredericksburg Union
  •  Fredericksburg Locals
  •  Fredericksburg Grays
  • Fredericksburg Blues
  • The Stonewalls
  • The Rappahannock Rifles
  • Fredericksburg All Stars
  • Fredericksburg Stars
  • Fredericksburg Expos (This one is not about the Expo Center but, according to the submitter, to honor the Washington Nationals’ past franchise as the Montreal Expos.)
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UPDATE: As names come in, I will add them to the list at bottom. Keep checking back. I just added two more suggestions.

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 This week, I asked people to offer their ideas on the name for a team if Fredericksburg becomes home to minor league baseball.

The creative juices have started flowing. Below are suggestions I’ve received so far. Feel free to offer yours through the fredericksburg.com Facebook page or you can email me directly: pgould@freelancestar.com.

Check out our complete coverage on the stadium issue. 

Here are the first suggestions I’ve heard.

  • Fredericksburg Sons
  • Fredericksburg Suns
  • Fredericksburg Sharks
  • Fredericksburg Docks
  • Fredericksburg Generals
  • Fredericksburg Nationals
  • Fredericksburg Blue and Grays
  • Fredericksburg Colonials (multiple suggestions)
  • Fredericksburg Minute Men
  • Fredericksburg Confederates
  • Fredericksburg Commonwealth
  • Fredericksburg Fire
  • Fredericksburg Rapps (because the river touches every locality in the region)

 

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