Today may not a day to sing Take Me Out to The Ball Game'  but its not too soon to make plans to check out our new pro baseball team The Binghamton Rumble Ponies on April 13th

Back in November the buzz all over Binghamton social media was the new name given to our baseball team, as the 2017 season will see a new name and logo to go along with it.

The name was chosen from a combination of fan balloting and discussions with the staff, and the history of our area with carousels

The winning name was chosen from a contest and the person who won is identified as Nicole, she will win season tickets for life, along with a team jersey.

The Rumble Ponies will start their season on April 6th in New Hampshire and will play their first home game on April 13th against Erie

I think you just have to let the name grow on you, and eventually it will be second nature like many of the odd sounding names we have in this area.

There are many sports teams with really odd nicknames, like the Rhode Island School of Design Nads or Montgomery Biscuits, Watersmeet (Mich.) Nimrods or Jordan (Utah) Beetdiggers, all real names.

There is also a contest going on now to name the Rumble Ponies Mascot

I have always said it is a privilege to have our own professional baseball team, so we hope people will come out and support the new team in 2017.

Go Rumble Ponies!

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