|But the bottom line is....we gotta think of the little guy, then ignore them!|
As mentioned by BTB, Baseball Digest had a piece on today's naming of the Laredo Baseball team officially as the Laredo Lemurs. Carpetbagger in Chief, Mark Schuster, he who poked the city's eyes had the following to say:
From Baseball Digest
We have an interesting name for a new Laredo team coming online next season: the Laredo Lemurs (independent; American Association), with the team name and logo unveiled at the City of Laredo Council Chambers today.Never has putting on a couple of power-point presentations and throwing out a bunch of B.S. paid off so handsomely for so few at the expense of so many.
The team name was selected after more than 400 fans suggested names in a month-long name-the-team contest. The Lemurs moniker pays tribute to the mighty prehistoric lemurs that roamed region, and for embodying the kind of fun fans can expect at the ballpark in 2012.
“We had three criteria for choosing the team name. First, the name had to have some relevance to Laredo history past or present. Second, the name had to be unique to professional baseball teams and third it had to be a name and logo that kids would embrace,” said Mark Schuster, owner of Laredo Professional Baseball. “I am thrilled that we have found a name that embodies all three