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Ballpark Name Domain Wrap-Up

April 4, 2008 11:42 AM

At the risk of beating this one to death, here's the complete list of domains that the Twins have registered, which I culled from the Fox9 news story (the most pertinent ones are bolded). The video of the story is available above.

allianzfield.com
allianzpark.com

blyleven.com
greatnorthernballpark.com
greatnorthernfield.com
greatnorthernpark.com
greatriverballpark.com
greatriverenergyfield.com
greatriverenergypark.com
greatriverfield.com

kirbypuckett.com
landolakesfield.com
landolakespark.com

minnesota-baseball-ticket...
minnesota-twins-here.info
minnesota-twins-ringtone...
minnesota-twins-tickets.com
minnesota-twins.com
minnesota-twins.net
minnesota-twins.org
minnesotabaseballticketso...
minnesotatwins.biz
minnesotatwins.com
minnesotatwins.info
minnesotatwins.mobi
minnesotatwins.us
mntwins.biz
mntwins.com
mntwinslive.com
northernlightsfield.com
northernlightspark.com
northernlightsyard.com

theminnesotatwins.com
twins.info
twins.us
twinsl.com
twinsbaseball.com
twinsbaseball.mobi
twinscommunityfund.com
twinsemail.com
twinsmvp.com
twinsproshop.com
twinsradio.net
twinsradionet.com
twinsradionetwork.com
twinswin.com
victorysportscentral.com
victorysportsonline.com

Here's more info on each of the companies:

Allianz
Great River Energy
Land O' Lakes

What's most interesting is the utter lack of any of the companies we've been speculating the most about.

Frankly, when I heard Land O' Lakes Field I said to myself, "That's the one. It's perfect." Whether the dollars will line up behind it is a completely different question.

We can hope.

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Northern Lights Field would be nice, but what company is that? The casino?

Allianz or anything with Energy in the title would be awful.

Posted on April 4, 2008 at 12:00 PM by Lafferty Highlight this comment 1

Hmmm. Seems to be a few generic names.

Too bad the Great Northern Railway isn't still around, that would be a good name. (see link)

I always liked the way the old LA lakers arena sounded - the Great Western Forum - a lot of people didn't realize that it was a corporate name, named after Great Western Savings and Loan.

Posted on April 4, 2008 at 12:02 PM by Alex B. Highlight this comment 2

I think Allianz Field or Allianz Park would work well.

Posted on April 4, 2008 at 4:26 PM by ABSG Highlight this comment 3

The more I think about it, the better I like "Northern Lights Yard"

Posted on April 6, 2008 at 04:14 AM by ace Highlight this comment 4

I like Northern Lights Park/ Yard too, cuz then the colored led lights in the canopy could make the HERC Plant steam look like the Northern Lights during a night game!

Posted on April 7, 2008 at 1:50 PM by Tom Highlight this comment 5

One exception that I wouldn't mind as far as music, old 1920's jazz swing. Baseball and swing kind of go hand in hand IMO.

Posted on April 10, 2008 at 8:27 PM by JohnF Highlight this comment 6


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