People see the hat and then the questions begin.

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Cool hat. What team is that?

It's a Lugnuts hat.

Wait, what? When did they change their logo?

They didn't. This is for when they become the Locos.


When did all this Lugnuts/Locos madness begin?

Let me take you back to when this all started.

Credit: McConnell Adams TSM Lansing
Credit: McConnell Adams TSM Lansing

Back in May of 2019, the Lugnuts celebrated Hispanic Heritage and Cinco De Mayo with Copa De La Diversion.

Copa de la Diversion (Cinco De Mayo on Sunday) with fun festivities all weekend long. Plus, this weekend only, your Lugnuts become The Lansing Locos.

In 1996, the Lugnuts burst onto the scene in Lansing, becoming one of the first crazy names in Minor League Baseball and spurring fans to cheer, "Let's Go Nuts!" Now we're expanding that mentality as we introduce the Lansing Locos in 2019!

Read More: Lugnuts This Week & Cinco De Mayo This Weekend Downtown

This weekend, your Lansing Lugnuts will once again become The Lansing Locos and that always means more fun for the fans.

The fourth and final installment of the 25th Anniversary Bobblehead series features Vladimir Guerrero Jr.! The first 1,000 fans through the gates will receive a bobblehead as the Lansing Locos take on the Fort Wayne TinCaps! Stick around after the game for LAFCU fireworks! (Lansing Lugnuts)

Here's the whole homestand for this week/weekend as they take on the Fort Wayne Tincaps.

And Thursday if you need to get vaccinated, the Lugnuts have a special event just for you as they partner up with the Ingham County Health Department.

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Gallery Credit: Caitlin PenzeyMoog

LOOK: 50 images of winning moments from sports history

Sometimes images are the best way to honor the figures we've lost. When tragedy swiftly reminds us that sports are far from the most consequential thing in life, we can still look back on an athlete's winning moment that felt larger than life, remaining grateful for their sacrifice on the court and bringing joy to millions.

Read on to explore the full collection of 50 images Stacker compiled showcasing various iconic winning moments in sports history. Covering achievements from a multitude of sports, these images represent stunning personal achievements, team championships, and athletic perseverance.

Gallery Credit: Peter Richman

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