Change may be good. Repeat: Change can be good.
Whether or not this variation is sweet or dangerous is so that you can resolve, however the Fort Myers Miracle are actually the Fort Myers Mighty Mussels.
Named the Miracle since debuting in Miami in 1989, the baseball staff has served because the Minnesota Twins’ Class A Superior minor-league affiliate in Florida since 1992.
What’s a Mighty Mussel? Nicely, mussels are edible they usually have a shell just like a clam or scallop, apparently. We’re not marine biologists, however we all know for sure that zebra mussels aren’t welcome in Minnesota waterways as they’re thought of an invasive species.
That apart, why change the identify?
According to MiLB.com, the staff was bought to a brand new proprietor earlier this yr, and with the possession change got here a need to change the identify to one thing that’s “regionally specific while also reflecting a healthy, active lifestyle.”
Mussels, usually discovered on coastal shorelines, are additionally, apparently, muscular. So, yeah.
“When you walk along the beach and spot a mussel shell, looking at its colors as the light reflects off the black shell, there’s purple, light blue and orange,” mentioned new proprietor man in an announcement. “Well, those would be cool colors from a character development standpoint. Think Disney, but edgy.”
The brand is “the titular brawny bivalves in a variety of athletic poses,” the discharge says.
A bivalve is the household of species mussels are from, however Wikipedia says bivalves haven’t got a head so the Mighty Mussels brand should simply be a headless thingy that also has eyes and a mouth.
We actually do not know, however cheers to a brand new period of Twins minor league baseball!