June 22, 2021

What you gonna call … Cannon Baller! Mr. Cannon Baller needs a formal name, and asks all fans to pitch in and help. (South Side Sox)



The Kannapolis Cannon Ballers have already struck big with their rebranding, in advance of a new ballpark for 2020. Merch orders have rung off the hook and the pop-up store meant to serve as a breaking-in of new messaging extended its lease.

Now, it’s time for the next step in the Kannapolis rebuild: Naming the mascot.

Get your creative juices flowing in advance of Black Friday, and perhaps you can claim a little bit of mascot fame!

With that, let’s hand the mic over to Blair Jewell, Cannon Ballers director of entertainment:

CANNON BALLERS INVITE FANBASE TO NAME NEW MASCOT

Team Seeks Community Submissions for Character’s Name

(KANNAPOLIS, NC) – Weeks ago, Kannapolis baseball fans learned the team’s new name for the 2020 season and beyond: The Kannapolis Cannon Ballers. The thousands of people in attendance for “The Big Reveal” inside the historic Gem Theatre and outside on the West Avenue Streetscape embraced the new team name, logo, and colors. Fans celebrated by taking pictures with the mascot and models wearing the new uniforms, and by purchasing merchandise in record numbers. But one piece of business is unfinished. The…

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