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Staten Island Yankees rebranding: 5 new names that would work for the Single-A team

The Staten Island Yankees seek a new name and want the public’s input, in attempt to rebrand the franchise after 17 years of existence as a Single-A affiliate of the Yankees.

You can weigh in with your thoughts at siyanks.com/rebrand. These are amNewYork’s humble suggestions.

Staten Island Dumps

Not because S.I. is a
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Not because S.I. is a "dump," per se; on the contrary, we here at amNewYork love the Forgotten Borough. But the former Fresh Kills landfill, the planned site of a future park, is definitely a landmark.

Staten Island Ferries

What's more iconic, in terms of common associations
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What's more iconic, in terms of common associations with the borough, than the ferry? Plus, Richmond County Bank Ballpark is right by the terminal.

Staten Island Tolls

It costs a lot of money to drive
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It costs a lot of money to drive onto Staten Island, no matter what span you take.

Staten Island Potholes

Staten Island roads are infamously terrible.
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Staten Island roads are infamously terrible.

Richmond Republicans

It's the most Republican borough in New York,
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It's the most Republican borough in New York, the center of GOP politics in the city.

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