Over at SB Nation, Grant Brisbee, Rodger Sherman, and Seth Rosenthal have created a fun little toy: a minor league team name generator.
It’s about as simple as it sounds. They no doubt have a database of towns and cities which are minor league appropriate and a database of mascot names, consisting primarily of odd animals of dubious fierceness, as befits a minor league organization. These are the same guys who actually helped name the Hartford Yard Goats last year. For real.
Have some fun with it. My personal favorite so far is the “Macon Sadness Raccoons,” which could be both a minor league team and my spirit animal, frankly. Now you go try yours.