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The Baby Cakes are born; New Orleans baseball team officially changes name

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NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) -

The New Orleans Zephyrs franchise have officially changed its name to the New Orleans Baby Cakes. The announcement was make Tuesday during a ceremony at the team's ballpark.  

"We are very excited to see this process come to fruition in just a short time," said team General Manager and Senior Vice President Cookie Rojas. "This journey has been very exciting for all of us in the organization, and we are thrilled to have the opportunity to give the fans a team that they can truly relate to and call their own."

Entering their 25th season in 2017, the franchise retired the Zephyrs name which it had carried over with the team from Denver in 1993.

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