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El Paso Chihuahuas

Keeping Cool With Chico

Anyone on mascot duty on a hot summer day knows the challenges in keeping one’s privates fresh despite the conditions. Here’s an amusing video featuring Chico, mascot for the El Paso Chihuahuas (Class AAA; Pacific Coast League) attempting to cool down when temperatures approach 120 degrees. (more…)

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New for 2014: Saints mascot Stephen Colboar

We have a name for this year’s four-legged St. Paul Saints (independent; American Association) pig mascot: Stephen Colboar. This was a good year for Saints porcine nicknames, as evidenced by the team’s press release: The Saints were looking for a humorous name that Minnesotan’s could gravitate towards (Johnny Hamziel), but sometimes a great idea on […]

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New for 2014: Clark the Cub

For the first time ever the Chicago Cubs have a mascot in the form of Clark, a cute, cuddly bear cub who made his debut today at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center’s Pediatric Developmental Center. “The Cubs are thrilled to welcome Clark as the team’s official mascot,” said Cubs Senior Director of Marketing Alison Miller. […]

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Astros to unveil new uniforms Nov. 2

Bring back the orange and blue! The Houston Astros will reveal the club’s new uniforms, logos, color scheme and mascot for the 2013 season on Friday, Nov. 2 at Minute Maid Park. On hand for the party, the Astros will bring in current players Jose Altuve, Lucas Harrell, Jordan Lyles and Justin Maxwell, and future players Carlos Correa, Jarred Cosart, Jon Singleton and George Springer for […]

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It’s Kazoo for the Blue Wahoos

We have a mascot for the Pensacola Blue Wahoos (Class AA; Southern League): Kazoo, the result of a name-the-mascot contest. “Kazoo was a huge hit,” said Blue Wahoos vice president of community relations Julie Borshak. “He has a very unique design and he’s extremely eye catching with his bright colors which we kept consistent with […]

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The Year That Was: 2011

It was a quirky year in baseball: a season that saw limited franchise activity, reflecting the general economic malaise in the United States. Looking back, here are the most popular stories posted on Ballpark Digest in the past year, as measured by page views. 20: It’s Truck Day!The traditional beginning to the reason happens when […]

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