JOHNSON CITY, TN – Johnson City Baseball unveiled their new team identity as the Johnson City Doughboys in their first rebrand since 1975. This opportunity comes as the Appalachian League’s format changed into a Collegiate Wooden Bat League.
Chris Allen, Boyd Sports President, stated today, “We are pleased to announce the Johnson City Doughboys as our new brand within the Boyd Sports Family.” The Doughboys are nicknamed after World War I soldiers, the original name of the Johnson City Baseball.
“We could not be more excited to announce a rebrand to Johnson City Baseball. Bringing back a part of our history will resonate with our fans and the community which is an exciting journey that we are all able to share,” Zac Clark, Johnson City Doughboys General Manager announced.
Johnson City Doughboys will begin their season on Thursday, June 3, 2021, against the Bristol State Liners inside TVA Credit Union Ballpark.