This Baseball Team is Changing Its Name to the Tacos and People are Eating It Up

Fresno Tacos Hat credit: Fresno Grizzlies

These are the Fresno Grizzlies.

They’re a Triple-A Minor League baseball team affiliated with the Houston Astros.

They do plenty of off-the-wall stuff to put butts in the seats. Like wearing Star Wars-themed jerseys…

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And wearing Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles gear during games.

Cowabunga, dude.

They also show plenty of love to their Latino fans. They’ve several Selena tribute nites…

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And a Mexican Grito contest for Cinco de Mayo.

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They really like tacos.

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They love them so much that they’re changing their name to the Fresno Tacos.

Just for one night, though. The Grizzlies will become the Tacos on Saturday, August 8.

Here’s their official Taco cap:

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And this is the jersey they’ll wear.

Oh, and they’ve got T-shirts, too.

Do these marketing gimmicks ever work, though?

In this case, yes. Darren Rovell of ESPN says the Grizzlies sold more than 1,000 Taco hats after announcing the one-day name change.

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