El Paso's baseball team now has an identity

Updated: Tuesday, October 22 2013, 09:10 PM MDT
El Paso

By: Jamel Valencia, Bill Melugin
EL PASO, Texas - It's official: El Paso's Triple-A team name is The Chihuahuas.

The hyped announcement has been the talk among El Pasoans since city officials voted to build the ballpark stadium in downtown and give El Paso a Triple-A team.

Representatives of the baseball team held an event Tuesday at the Plaza Theatre to make the announcement and unveil the logo.

Area youth baseball teams were invited.

Groundbreaking for the construction of the stadium was May 30. At the event youth baseball teams were also present. Players wore their team jerseys and caps in support of the ballpark. Representatives of the team have said they hope the young players will one day play on the El Paso baseball field.

El Pasoans got vote on the five finalists for the team's name. Those were Aardvarks, Buckaroos, Chihuahuas, Desert Gators or Sun Dogs

EPChihuahuas.com launched minutes after the announcement and its Twitter account @EPChihahuas and the team's Facebook page www.facebook.com/epchihuahuas became public Tuesday evening. 

Now that our home team has an identity, tell us what you think about it on our Facebook page (www.Facebook.com/KFOXTV) and/or Twitter (Twitter.com/KFOX14) or on the comment section of this story.

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