The Mets' AA Affiliate Has Some Odd Choices For Its New Name
The Binghamton Mets are looking for a name different from their Major League affiliate, and they have some interesting choices.By Grant Suneson | May 18, 2016
The Binghamton Mets are having an identity crisis. The baseball team is the AA affiliate of the New York Mets. But now it needs its own name and mascot, since Binghamton isn’t exactly a metropolitan area.
So the team is leaving it up to fans — and the internet at large — to select a new name. Fortunately, Binghamton provided us with six incredibly bizarre choices for a professional sports organization, each of which honors its home city.
There’s the Bullheads for the local bullhead catfish population, and the Gobblers for the turkey hunting you can do in the area. And that’s where this goes from unusual to hilarious.