BINGHAMTON, N.Y. (AP) The Double-A franchise of the New York Mets has a new nickname, the Rumble Ponies.
Fans made the choice in a vote, and results were released Thursday at an elementary school in Binghamton. Rumble Ponies topped five other nicknames in the running: Bullheads, Gobblers, Stud Muffins, Timber Jockeys and Rocking Horses.
Team owner John Hughes asked fans to submit their ideas for the new nickname, and the six finalists were announced in April.
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The franchise shared the nickname of the parent club since moving to Binghamton in 1992.