Joliet's minor league baseball team gets new name

January 13, 2011 2:50:20 PM PST
The minor league baseball team in Joliet will have a prison theme.

The new owners named the team the Joliet Slammers. They hope to capitalize on Joliet's reputation as a prison town.

The new owners apparently rejected the name Jailbirds before settling on the Slammers.

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