Moon Possums? Voting begins on north Alabama baseball team name

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MADISON, Ala. (AP) - The Moon Possums, Comet Jockeys and Space Chimps are among the five possible names for the minor league baseball team moving to Madison.

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Team owner Ballcorps, LLC on Friday announced the proposed name. Thunder Sharks and Trash Pandas round out the final five names. Most of the proposed names gave a nod to the region's deep connections to the national space exploration program.

The five names were selected from 10 possibilities during a period of online voting. All possible team names were nominated by north Alabama residents.

A new round of voting for a team name began Friday at NorthAlabamaBaseball.com and will last through Sept. 3.

The final team name will be announced on Sept. 5.



 
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