St. Paul Saints Pig Naming Coming Soon

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The St. Paul Saints are known nationally for having a pig deliver new game balls to the umpire during the game.  Over the years, this tradition has morphed into a “pig naming” pre-season ceremony.  According to the Saints website, the pig’s name changes each year:


“In past seasons, names have coincided with reality show stars (Kim Lardashian and Kris Hamphries in 2012), sports icons (Brat Favre in 2010), local flair (Garrison Squeallor in 2007), national flavor (Boarack Ohama in 2008), baseball lore (The Great Hambino in 1998) and music style (Justin Bieboar in 2011, Hammy Davis Jr. in 2000, The Notorious P.I.G. – Piggy Smalls in 2003 and Squeal Diamond in 2004).”

This season the pig will be named in a pre-season fan fest which will take place next Wednesday (the 15th) as part of a larger event:

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