Why Mill Rats?

Johnstown Mill Rats Baseball Team

Honoring Johnstown’s history, resilience, and character

Why did we choose the name Mill Rats?

  • Over half the votes in our Final Five contest went to Mill Rats.
  • Johnstown has a wonderfully proud “Mill Town” history.
  • Rats are notorious survivors, and Johnstown has always been a community that endures through any circumstance.
  • The colors represent the grit, toughness, and historical character of Johnstown, PA.