The Winds of Change for 2017

Winds-of-changeOn Monday, the New Orleans Zephyrs, the city’s professional baseball team announce that they will have a new name beginning in 2017. According to a report by WVUE-TV, the Zephyrs name was carried over when the franchise arrived in New Orleans in 1993 from Denver. The team is launching an online “name the team” campaign. Fans who would like to participate in the contest can go to and submit their suggestions for the team’s new name along with why they think it is an appropriate choice. The winner of the competition will be announced in the fall and the team hopes through this, they can reflect the city they are now representing.