There’s A Minor League Team Named ‘The Nuts’ And They Need Your Help Naming Their Mascot

  • Jake O'Donnell

No one knows what the hell “mudhens” are, or “river rats,” or what it means to be a “skysock.” But one team — the Colorado Rockies’ minor league affiliate in Modesto, CA — stand out among the rest as the single most confusingly ridiculous name in all of sports.

The Nuts.

Fans voted for the name back in 2005 (apparently an homage to the crop their town is best known for), and now they’re being tasked again to name their pistachio mascot.

Only in America.

And here’s our suggestion: