'Name the Biloxi Baseball Team' contest extended another week

The deal calls for the city borrow $21 million to build the stadium on land across from the Beau Rivage on Highway 90 at I-110. The state is chipping in with another $15 million.
The deal calls for the city borrow $21 million to build the stadium on land across from the Beau Rivage on Highway 90 at I-110. The state is chipping in with another $15 million.

BILOXI, MS (WLOX) - The naming of the Biloxi minor league baseball team has been extended for another week due to the incredible response. Already, more than 30,000 votes have been cast to name the Biloxi professional baseball team that is slated to play at MGM Park in 2015.

Fans can log on to www.baseballbiloxi.com to vote for one of six finalists.  They are: Beacon, Black Jacks, Mullets, Schooners, Shrimpers, and Shuckers.

According to team officials votes have come in from Australia, Canada, United Kingdom, Israel, Bahrain, Germany, Korea and Italy.

Since voting began, on average, more than 2,100 votes have been cast each day.

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