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Old 12-04-2008, 12:49 PM
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Default New team names...Winston/Salem and Avon

The Warthogs are now the Dash.
http://wsdash.com/

Frontier League welcomes the Lake Erie Crushers (in Avon Ohio)

http://www.avonprobaseball.com/

These are some crappy names / logos. I can't believe some paid an advertising agency for this and that people voted for these names.
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Old 12-04-2008, 01:23 PM
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Meh.

Not as bad as the OKC Thunder though.
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Old 12-04-2008, 01:35 PM
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The Warthogs are now the Dash.
http://wsdash.com/

Frontier League welcomes the Lake Erie Crushers (in Avon Ohio)

http://www.avonprobaseball.com/

These are some crappy names / logos. I can't believe some paid an advertising agency for this and that people voted for these names.
Winston-Salem is known as the dash as in Winston dash Salem......
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Old 12-04-2008, 01:41 PM
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Winston-Salem is known as the dash as in Winston dash Salem......
That doesn't make it any better.
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Old 12-04-2008, 02:31 PM
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Meh.

Not as bad as the OKC Thunder though.
Only because that's a professional team. Dash and Crushers are still terrible names.

And that 'Crushers' logo is awful. Looks like it was created in Microsoft Word.
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Old 12-04-2008, 04:06 PM
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Here's another article:

http://www.digtriad.com/news/local/a...15210&catid=57

The new coach was there, sorry I don't remember his name and can't find anything online, but I think his first name is John.

The name is pretty lame, but it didn't keep the crowd from just about buying the souvenirs out at their kick-off. They served a free lunch, so the place was mobbed with people working in the downtown area.

The guy who named the team (his entry was the first received of several for the same name) won season tickets for the first year and $200.00 gift card for the team shop.

The stadium will open sometime in '09 and was orignally supposed to be $22M but they added on another $16M to it to add an upper deck, a restaurant, and a carnival type play area for kids (their old stadium has a carousel). They have a sole owner, a local entrepaneur (sp?) who is sure to make a ton of money.

Oh yes, the team resigned a 5 year contract with the White Sox...

I took some pictures, but not sure they're worth posting for such a mealy name as "Dash"
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Old 12-04-2008, 04:44 PM
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I'm just going to keep calling them the Warthogs.
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Old 12-04-2008, 06:01 PM
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I'm just going to keep calling them the Warthogs.
I thought Warthogs was a cool name and logo.
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Old 12-04-2008, 07:42 PM
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Winston-Salem is known as the dash as in Winston dash Salem......
Wouldn't they Winston-Salem Hyphen be more appropriate then? Deadspin has an article making fun of this....luckily the White Sox aren't mentioned.
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Old 12-10-2008, 10:21 AM
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Only because that's a professional team. Dash and Crushers are still terrible names.

And that 'Crushers' logo is awful. Looks like it was created in Microsoft Word.
Speaking of logos ... the Dash is, um, interesting.

http://withleather.uproxx.com/?p=12653
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Old 12-10-2008, 04:12 PM
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I would have preferred the "Avon Barksdales" for the Avon team name.
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Old 12-12-2008, 01:32 PM
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I would have preferred the "Avon Barksdales" for the Avon team name.
Awesome!
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