El Paso Chihuahuas Receive PCL Trophy and Will be on Display to the Public
The Pacific Coast League (PCL) Championship trophy has finally arrived at Southwest University Park and it will be on display for the public to see and take pictures.
The trophy is made of glass with Pacific Coast League Champions 2016 etched on the body, a silver baseball affixed at the bottom of the glass, and a brown and black marble base and weighs 14.2 pounds.
For those interested in viewing the trophy, it will be on public display at the Chihuahuas Team Shop located on the corner of Durango and Franklin on Saturday, November 5th from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Fans will have the opportunity to take photos with the trophy using their own devices.
The El Paso Chihuahuas will also be offering local businesses the opportunity to host the trophy beginning Monday, October 24th where the trophy will be available for display in one (1) hour increments free of charge. Businesses who wish to display the trophy may visit epchihuahuas.com to register or call (915) 533-BASE for information.
After defeating the Tacoma Rainiers (Seattle Mariners) in the Pacific South Conference finals, the Chihuahuas captured the league title on September 17th in a thrilling 4-3, 11-inning game at Oklahoma City (Los Angeles Dodgers) en route to a 3-1 series victory. It was the first title for a Padres Triple-A affiliate since 1988 and El Paso’s first professional baseball championship since 1994.