FDL Baseball Announces Nickname

new Northwoods League Baseball Team in Fond
du Lac
now has a nickname. The team announced Monday
the name Dock Spiders was selected by a fan vote out of the five finalists for
the name. Over 800 names were originally submitted from the Fond
du Lac
area with the final five consisting of Barn Owls, Lake Flies,
Pipsqueaks, Shantymen and the eventual winner, Dock Spiders. Ryan Moede, the
team’s General Manager said it was a very close vote with over 1,000 responses.
He says the team is proud to be called the Dock Spiders next year and that
merchandise is available now for pre-order at dockspiders.com. Monday’s
announcement was made at Faith Lutheran School
in Fond du Lac,
which is located right across the street from where the Dock Spiders will play
their games at Herr Baker Field. The team begins play in May of 2017.