Suarez Baseball Leaves it to Fans to Decide Team Name

Published 01/22 2014 05:19PM

Updated 01/22 2014 07:03PM

JOPLIN, MO.--- Since funds for a new Joplin baseball team have been approved, the next step is to decide on the team's name. A press conference was held today to introduce the baseball team. Suarez Baseball is leaving it up to the fans of the Four States to decide what they will call the team. Some names have already been thrown around.

"The Minors, obviously, they have the long history, having the Joplin minor league team back in the 50's and 60's, so I've heard a lot of that. Honestly, it's up to the fans. It's up to them what they want to put in. It's not our call, we want this to be the fans decision," said Shawn Suarez, General Manager and Team Owner. 

Fans have already inquired about getting season tickets and a priority list is being formed. If you would like to be on the list, you can e-mail your information to 

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