Las Vegas 51s to change name in 2019 to coincide with new ballpark in Downtown Summerlin
LAS VEGAS (KSNV) —
The Las Vegas 51s announced Monday, they are re-branding in 2019 to coincide with the opening of the Las Vegas ballpark at Downtown Summerlin and new major league baseball affiliate.
The team announcing a new "name the team contest" to go with a complete re-branding of their first season at their new ball park next spring.
The 51s will also have a new team affiliation because their contract with the New York Mets expires after this season.
The team was first known as the Las Vegas Starts and changed their name to the 51s in 2001.