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Salt Lake Bees
The Salt Lake Bees is Utah's sole AAA minor league baseball team and one of the most popular Utah sports teams. Playing out of Salt Lake City's Spring Mobile Ballpark, one of the most scenic baseball stadiums in the country, the Bees are the Pacific Coast League's top affiliate of Major League Baseball's Los Angeles Angels.
The team, owned by the Larry H. Miller Family was once known as the Salt Lake Stingers. The name change brought Salt Lake baseball back to its original franchise name and look when the state's first Pacific Coast League team was named the Bees. The Bees started the 2008 season with a 21-1 record, the best start in minor league history, according to MinorLeagueBaseball.com.
In 2009, the Bees celebrated their 8,000,000th fan at Spring Mobile Ballpark. The fan, nine year-old Cade Pies, got to throw out the first pitch and received five season tickets.
The Ogden Raptors are a Pioneer League minor league baseball team based that play at Lindquist Field in Downtown Ogden. The Raptors are one of six farm teams of the Los Angeles Dodgers. An homage to Utah's ancient history steeped in dinosaurs, the official mascot of the Ogden Raptors minor league baseball team is Oggie the Velociraptor. For more information go to www.ogden-raptors.com.
The Orem Owlz is a rookie league minor league baseball club affiliated with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim Major League Baseball franchise. The team plays in Orem, located in Utah Valley. They Owlz play their home games at the Home of the Owlz, on the campus of Utah Valley University. For more information or to buy tickets, visit the Orem Owlz home page.
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