Voting open on Morgantown baseball team name

first_imgA Pittsburgh Pirates fan holds up a towel handed out at a Pirates pep rally in downtown Pittsburgh Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) – Voting is now open on suggested names for Morgantown’s new professional baseball team.Voting on the 10 nicknames is being held through Oct. 17 at www.morgantownprobaseball.com .The names include the Black Bears, Black Diamonds, Canaries, Coal Kings, Coal Sox, The Energy, Moonshiners, Muskets, Wild Ones and The Wonder.The Pittsburgh Pirates’ short season Class A affiliate will start playing next summer at a ballpark currently under construction. The team will share the stadium with West Virginia University’s baseball team, which plays its home games in the spring.last_img

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