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Chihuahuas open new ballpark

Southwest University Park, the new home of the El Paso Chihuahuas (Class AAA; Pacific Coast League), opened last night before a crowd of 9,245. It sounds like all went smoothly at the ballpark opened: fans moved easily through the new facility, there were no serious traffic snarls, and the atmosphere was positive, despite a few protestors […]

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El Paso Chihuahuas unveil uniforms

Interesting look: The El Paso Chihuahuas (Class AAA; Pacific Coast League) unveiled their 2014 inaugural uniforms on Wednesday, including five jersey variations: white, gray, black, red and the traditional pinstripe. “We are excited to unveil a bold, fun look for El Paso’s team,” said General Manager Brad Taylor. “The combination of uniforms continue to offer […]

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Topping-out ceremony held in El Paso

A big milestone was marked today by the El Paso Chihuahuas (Class AAA; Pacific Coast League): a topping-out ceremony was held at the construction site of the new downtown ballpark. Traditionally, a topping-out ceremony is held when the final piece of structural steel is put in place on new construction. From KFOX14: “I think it […]

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Why the Chihuahuas name works: It’s fun!

The PCL’s franchise in El Paso, formerly Tucson, revealed its nickname last week, immediately provoking reactions to the El Paso Chihuahuas branding. If you heard the news, it’s likely you had an immediate opinion as well; Jesse Goldberg-Strassler shares his. Your thoughts? The national reaction — the loudly shouting, negative, incredulous folks who could not […]

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Owners: Chihuahuas name a hit

Despite some initial criticism, it looks like the El Paso Chihuahuas (Class AAA; Pacific Coast League) name has been a hit in terms of interest and merchandise sales. The name received national media attention and among the top-10 national trending topics on Twitter. (It was a top story on Ballpark Digest as well.) “We are […]

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New for 2014: El Paso Chihuahuas

The name of the new Class AAA Pacific Coast League team beginning play in 2014: the El Paso Chihuahuas.  “First and foremost, we want to appeal to kids and families, our core audience,” said Alan Ledford, president of MountainStar Sports Group. “We want to celebrate the region, create fan experience opportunities and build a brand […]

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