Posts tagged: minor league baseball
Here are the answers to your questions.
2. A prairie chicken.
The name alludes to Johnny Appleseed's connection to the Indiana city.
According to something I read, the team was going to be called the New Hampshire Primaries. But just about everyone hated that.
What TV character in a long-running series occasionally referred to the Mud Hens?
The Richmond Flying Squirrels.
They used to be the…
Does any reference to flying squirrels make you want to say, “Hey Rock, watch me pull a rabbit out of my hat”?
OK, please say Rocky's line.
Did you see them play?
How long do you suppose it has been since there have been grizzly bears near Fresno?
Go ahead and laugh. But the I-Pigs are AAA.
As a kid, I saw the guy in the middle, Fred Hutchinson, several times when he was a manager in the bigs.
“Indians” has been the name of the minor league baseball team here for so long I suppose those who might have a problem with that have either thrown up their hands and moved on or satisfied themselves that the team certainly means no disrespect.
Because I don't hear a lot of complaining about it.
But then I guess you can get used to things.
I once lived in a city where the AA minor league baseball team was called the Chicks, after the Chickasaw tribe. That has changed. The team is now AAA and called the Redbirds or something like that.
You can decide for yourself which is more fun to say.