Contact Us

El Paso Baseball Team GM Brad Taylor Talks Team Names On 600 ESPN El Paso [AUDIO]

(Courtesy of Amazon)

Today has been on of the most controversial days we have seen in a long time when it comes to the new Triple A Baseball team here in El Paso. We honestly haven’t seen a day like this in a long, long time.

Who knew that on the day that MountainStar Sports Group would announce the finalists for the name the team contest that all hell would break loose? Well, it did!

I can honestly tell you that I haven’t seen a single positive comment on any platform of social media about the names an oh the names.

Desert Gators
Sun Dogs

Yes, these five names sent El Pasoans into a tale spin today. Our 600 ESPN El Paso Facebook page had a record number of page views and likes with, as of now, 4,074 people have seen the post and 110 people have commented on it. Here are a few of those.



Some of the reactions on Twitter during SportsTalk.



Then with about 12 minutes to go in the show, we had the pleasure of meeting the new GM of the baseball team Brad Taylor when he joined us in studio.

Taylor told us about how he has been though several team naming processes before, the name the team process here in El Paso, El Paso should enjoy the process, why certain names were ruled out and much more.


“I think its great! Do you know what that means? People are getting emotionally invested in the team already, they care. That is a great first step.”


Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

Recommended For You

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for CLUBHOUSE quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive CLUBHOUSE contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.