The Richmond Flying Squirrels (Class AA; Eastern League) are adding a new acorn mascot to the mix, and they’re seeking help from the public in selecting a name.
The five finalists, in alphabetical order:
The twist: fans are being asked to vote on a final selection, but the voting is available both on the team’s website — squirrelsbaseball.com — or through the Flying Squirrels iPhone application. We’ve seen a number of teams release iPhone apps, and this is a nice interactive use for them.
The Flying Squirrels’ new acorn mascot will be unveiled Thursday, February 24 at 2:00 p.m. at the Empire Theater at Theater IV on Broad Street.
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