Macon Bacon needs a mascot name, team asks for your help


MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – Macon’s newest baseball team is cooking! They announced the name of the baseball team, the Macon Bacon, they picked it with help from the public and now they need your help again.

Macon Bacon President Todd Pund, says they want to keep residents involved as much as possible in the weeks leading up to opening night in the summer of 2018.

“I mean, they helped us get this far,” said Pund. “So naming the team, then we’ll have other ways they can get involved as we move forward you know.”

Among the suggestions for the strip of bacon mascot were Hickory, Chris P., Maple, and Mr. Bacon.

You can submit your mascot name suggestions to the team’s website The team is also asking for food suggestions to serve at the games.

Pund says groundbreaking for the renovations will be in the next few weeks.