Foreign Language Nicknames

Occasionally, there will be a minor league nickname that is not specifically an English word. This page will keep a running list of these nicknames.

 

Current:

Daytona Tortugas (Florida State League, 2015-present) Spanish: “turtles”

 

Past:

El Paso Diablos (Texas League, 1974-2004) Spanish: “devils”

Carnavals de Québec (Eastern League, 1971-1977) French: reference to festival

San Diego Padres (Pacific Coast League, 1936–1968) Spanish: “fathers”

Trois-Rivières Aigles (Eastern League, 1971-1977) French: “eagles”

 

 

 

 

 

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