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Ketchup on Spartanburg’s minor league baseball team’s food-themed name

The Hub City Spartanburgers’ name was partially inspired by The Beacon Drive-In, and you can cheer on Spartanburg’s minor league baseball team starting next spring.

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Welcome to Spartanburgers, home of the Spartanburger. Can I take your order? Spartanburg’s minor league baseball team announced its official name, and, come next spring, you can root root root for The Hub City Spartanburgers.

The name — which was unveiled Saturday, May 11 — was inspired by a Spartanburg staple, The Beacon Drive-in, saying, “you can’t beat a classic.” Spartanburg’s last team — a collegiate summer baseball team in the Coastal Plain League — was also called The Spartanburgers. We’re sensing a delicious theme here.
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The new logo features a very happy hamburger wearing a conductor’s hat + featured colors like lettuce green, ketchup red, and mustard yellow.

Batty for more baseball news? Check out our story on The Hub City Spartanburgers future home, Fifth Third Park.

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