From left, Michael V. O’Brien, Worcester’s city manager; local team owner John W.S. Creedon Jr.; Philip L. Boroughs, S.J., president of Holy Cross; Timothy Murray, president of the Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce; and Christopher Hall, Futures League Commissioner; announce new summer baseball partnership on Sept. 30, 2013 at press conference overlooking Fitton Field.
Worcester baseball will return to Fitton Field at the College of the Holy Cross in June. But one question still remains: who will the Worcester-area community be cheering for in the stands? The Worcester Bravehearts? How about the Worcester True Blues?
Worcester Baseball has identified the top five finalists submitted by fans to name Worcester’s new team in the Futures Collegiate Baseball League. “More than 1,000 names were submitted to team officials,” according to David Peterson, general manager of the new team.
The five finalist names are:
Last month, Holy Cross announced the new partnership with the City, local business owner John W.S. Creedon Jr., and the Futures League, at a press conference overlooking Fitton Field.
Cast your vote by Nov. 8 at www.WorcesterBaseball.com.
The team will then begin the process of designing a logo and is planning to unveil it with the team name in early December.
Photography by Christian Santillo