The minor-league baseball franchise formerly known as the Denver Zephyrs are now called the New Orleans Baby Cakes.
The franchise announced the name change Tuesday via Twitter.
A zephyr is “a very slight or gentle wind.” For some reason, the franchise decided they needed to go in a different direction and make the mascot a creepy baby who looks like a New Orleans caricature of Chucky.
The franchise played in Denver from 1955-1992. It moved to New Orleans in 1993, which was the first year the Colorado Rockies came into existence.
The Baby Cakes are the Miami Marlins’ Triple-A affiliate.
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