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It is happening: The Staten Island Yankees will become the Staten Island Pizza Rats

Remember 2016? Remember the greatest baseball story ever told? No, not the Cubs winning their first World Series in 108 years -- not even Bartolo Colon hitting the home run heard 'round the world

It was the news that the Staten Island Yankees would, after a declaration from its discerning fan base, become the Staten Island Pizza Rats. And nearly two years later, the organization has fullfilled its promise to honor the American hero:


The team will only sport the jerseys and name for Saturday home games this season, but look at all that sweet gear! You can wear a pizza rat hoodie or even a pizza rat bucket hat to keep out that hot summer sun. Also, all purchased ball caps will be delivered to customers in a pizza box with crushed red pepper and parmesan cheese. I'm not sure if that means you can eat the hat or what. There's only one way to find out.

Either way, we're sure Pizza Rat is excited:

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