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(Some Guy)   Name of Philly's new Triple-A team: IronPigs   (timesleader.com) divider line 20
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397 clicks; posted to Sports » on 13 Nov 2006 at 2:04 PM (7 years ago)   |  Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook   more»



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2006-11-13 01:03:40 PM
Not weird at all for the area and the steel that built it.
 
2006-11-13 01:19:14 PM
Sounds like the name of a rough gay bar.
 
2006-11-13 01:46:30 PM
I AM IRONPIG!

/daaa, daaaa, da da da!
 
2006-11-13 01:54:31 PM
Our arena football team is called the SteelDogs, which makes even less sense (At least "pig iron" is a real thing).

But Philly? Not Pittsburgh?
 
2006-11-13 02:09:57 PM
Your SteelDogs suck.

/Go Vipers!
 
2006-11-13 02:25:41 PM
With the way Bethlehem Steel screwed over their retirees, the team should be called the "Welfare Vagrants" or "The I stopped getting my pension check and now live in a box under the Iron Pigs stadiumers"
 
2006-11-13 02:43:13 PM
I thought Philly's triple-A team was called "the Phillies."
 
2006-11-13 02:50:35 PM
I don't know, I thought they were fine with Flyers.

/I know, not baseball
 
2006-11-13 03:10:44 PM
dletter: I AM IRONPIG!

I was just coming here to post that. But I lost that race.
 
2006-11-13 03:36:07 PM
Just describing his date?
 
2006-11-13 03:47:50 PM
Yeah, TB, I hate Dletter, too. Sabbath was the 1st thing I thought of when I saw the name.
 
2006-11-13 04:31:42 PM
upload.wikimedia.org
 
2006-11-13 04:55:42 PM
Philly's double-A team is the Reading Phillies. The Triple-A team is moving from Ottawa to Allentown.
 
2006-11-13 05:25:22 PM
cardinal johnnylarue

the AAA was in scranton-wilkes barre, as the red barons. ottawa starts this year as the fill-in until the lehigh valley locale is ready.

being a phils fan and FROM the lehigh valley, i was hoping for a cool team name and logo, so i could sport the hat or jersey.

looks like that just went down the drain.

still...go Phils!
 
2006-11-13 05:31:15 PM
Ok, random question for anyone who knows anything about AAA baseball...

If SWB is shutting down, who is physically going to be the 30th AAA team now??
 
2006-11-13 05:35:45 PM
Nevermind, just figured it out... SWB is gonna host the Yankees AAA team, Columbus gets the Nationals AAA team...
 
2006-11-13 06:15:38 PM
That's a unique way of calling your team the RoboCops without having to pay for the copyright.
 
2006-11-13 06:19:47 PM
i hope every game starts with a black sabbath song.
 
2006-11-13 11:17:46 PM
FriarReb98

The Red Barons are going to be the AAA team for the Yankees starting next year
 
2006-11-13 11:18:21 PM
nevermind, I should read all the posts when I read the thread
 
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