Florida State League's Tarpons renamed Tampa Yankees

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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — The Class A Tampa Yankees have been renamed the Tampa Tarpons.

New York's farm team in the Class A Florida State League announced the change Monday,

A Tampa Tarpons played in the FSL from 1957-88, then moved and became the Sarasota White Sox. The Tarpons were affiliated with Philadelphia from 1957-60, Cincinnati from 1961-87 and the White Sox in 1988.

Tampa's principal colors will be Legends navy, Tarpon silver and Gulf blue.


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