Cast your ballots from now through December 18
(Central Islip, N.Y., Oct. 5, 2015) – The Long Island Ducks have been nominated yet again for several categories in this year’s Long Island Press “Best of Long Island” awards, presented by Bethpage Federal Credit Union. Simply CLICK HERE to visit the “Best of Long Island” page, where you can cast your vote for the Long Island Ducks today!
Long Island’s favorite mascot, QuackerJack, will look to defend his title as the five-time Best Long Island Mascot award winner. Whether helping cheer on the Ducks to another playoff berth or visiting schools and hospitals around Long Island, QuackerJack is always putting smiles on the faces of Long Islanders!
For an eighth consecutive year, the Ducks have been given their own category: Best Long Island Duck. Which player do you feel deserves the honor this season? Should it go to Dan Lyons, who led the Ducks in RBI (73), runs scored (74), doubles (28), triples (7), walks (48) and sacrifice flies (9)? How about John Brownell, who led the Atlantic League in wins (12), strikeouts (146), innings pitched (175.2), complete games (4) and shutouts (2)? There are 15 members of the Flock to choose from, so be sure to pick the one you feel should take home the honor!
Bud Harrelson has once again been nominated in the Best Long Island Personality category. Year after year, his big smile and devotion to the community have been welcomed and appreciated by all across on Long Island. Finally, the Ducks were nominated again this year for Best Soft Pretzel. When baseball fans enjoy a game at Bethpage Ballpark, they often indulge in a soft pretzel as well. The delicious treat from J & J Snacks is always sought after among fans when they come to watch their Ducks!
Voting is now underway and runs through December 18, so be sure to vote early and often for your Long Island Ducks! Simply click on any of the above links, scroll down to specific category, make your selection and click "Enter Now" at the bottom of the page to submit your vote.
The Long Island Ducks are members of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball and play their home games at Bethpage Ballpark. For further information, call (631) 940-DUCK or visit www.liducks.com.