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Savannah Bananas: Official team name announced

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) -

The new Coastal Plains League team in town has officially announced their nickname.

The Savannah Bananas will occupy Historic Grayson Stadium for at least the next three seasons.

Club owners made the big reveal Thursday afternoon in front of a huge crowd. Savannah resident Lynn Moses was the local to suggest the name.

The league is made up of college players and will open their season on June 2nd.

"Well we are very excited to bring the top collegiate players in the country, but we treat it like a professional organization. We have nine full time staff working hard. So, it is great baseball, college players but we are going to treat it like a professional organization and we're excited,” said Savannah Bananas owner Jesse Cole.

All Bananas' apparel is now on sale through the team store and online here.

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