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El Paso's baseball team now has an identity
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