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West Virginia Black Bears to play as Moonshiners

May 8, 2018 - 06:12 AM

The West Virginia Black Bears, a Pittsburgh Pirates affiliate in the short-season single-A New York-Penn League, will change their name to the Moonshiners for three games later this season. The name change pays homage to the Appalachian region’s association with […]

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sooo... how am i supposed to feel about a team changing their mascot/name to one that deals in illegal activities? 

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34 minutes ago, BrandMooreArt said:

sooo... how am i supposed to feel about a team changing their mascot/name to one that deals in illegal activities? 

 

. . . and, to a signficant degree, reinforces stereotypes about West Virginia . . . though on that point this seems to fall into the "group using stereotypical potentially derogatory term to describe itself" category.

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Uuuuugggghhhhh... Clip art “hot rod” slapped on the background. Sure, it’s a period correct car, but at least change the modern wheels.

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4 hours ago, CaliforniaGlowin said:

Props on using a unique color and name.  I think it should be permanent.  

 

Over the beauty that is the Black Bears? I'd pass.

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Remember when minor league teams kept the same name and uniforms throughout the season?

 

Pepperidge Farm remembers.

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Good for them.Stand up to the politically incorrect crowd.Like it.

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