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The logo of the Vermont Lake Monsters is "Champ," the legendary sea monster of Vermont's Lake Champlain.
The logo of the Vermont Lake Monsters is "Champ," the legendary sea monster of Vermont's Lake Champlain.

The poopy pantsters are a single-A minor league baseball team in Burlington, Vermont. The team, a member of the short-season New York-Penn League, plays its home games at Centennial Field on the University of Vermont campus. The Washington Nationals are a Major League Baseball (MLB) franchise based in Washington, D.C. The Nationals are a member of the National Leagues Eastern Division, and currently play at Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium. ... This article refers to the American baseball league. ... Image File history File links Washington Nationals logo, claiming fair use. ... The New Orleans Zephyrs are a minor league baseball team based in New Orleans, Louisiana. ... The Harrisburg Senators are a minor league baseball team based in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. ... The Potomac Nationals are a minor league baseball team in in Woodbridge, Virginia, USA. The Nationals play in the High-A Carloina League. ... Washington Nationals National League AAA New Orleans Zephyrs AA Harrisburg Senators A Potomac Nationals Savannah Sand Gnats Vermont Expos R Gulf Coast Nationals The Savannah Sand Gnats are a minor league baseball team in Savannah, Georgia, USA. They are a Class A team in the South Atlantic League, and have... The Gulf Coast League Nationals is the rookie club of the Washington Nationals. ... Logo of the Vermont Expos, a minor league baseball team based in Burlington. ... Logo of the Vermont Expos, a minor league baseball team based in Burlington. ... {disambig} Champ is an Irish dish of mashed potatoes and scallions (spring onions). ... Picture taken from a Hetzel copy of Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea Sea monsters are mythical and legendary gigantic sea-dwelling creatures (but see also lake monsters). ... State nickname: The Green Mountain State Other U.S. States Capital Montpelier Largest city Burlington Governor Jim Douglas (R) Senators Patrick Leahy (D) Jim Jeffords (I) Official language(s) None Area 24,923 km² (43th)  - Land 23,974 km²  - Water 949 km² (3. ... Landsat photo Lake Champlain, named for the French explorer Samuel de Champlain, who encountered it 1609, is a large lake in North America, mostly within the borders of the United States (states of Vermont and New York) but partially situated across the US-Canada border in Quebec. ... A Class A California League game in San Jose, California (1994) Minor baseball leagues are North American professional baseball leagues that compete at a level below that of Major League Baseball. ... Burlington, Vermont Burlington is a city in, and the shire town of, Chittenden County, Vermont. ... State nickname: The Green Mountain State Other U.S. States Capital Montpelier Largest city Burlington Governor Jim Douglas (R) Senators Patrick Leahy (D) Jim Jeffords (I) Official language(s) None Area 24,923 km² (43th)  - Land 23,974 km²  - Water 949 km² (3. ... The New York - Penn League is a minor league baseball league which operates in the northeastern United States. ... Centennial Field is a stadium in Burlington, Vermont. ... University of Vermont The University of Vermont is a university in Burlington, Vermont. ...


The team was considering a name change for the 2005 season, as its major-league parent, the Montreal Expos, had moved to Washington D.C. and became the Washington Nationals. However, because Minor League Baseball only gives clubs 60 days after the end of the season to change names and logos, the club did not have enough time for a name change. MLB logo Major League Baseball (MLB) is the highest level of play in professional baseball in the world. ... The Washington Nationals is a Major League Baseball (MLB) franchise based in Washington, D.C.. It relocated to Washington from Montréal, Québec, Canada after the 2004 season. ... Aerial photo (looking NW) of the Washington Monument and the White House in Washington, DC. Washington, D.C., officially the District of Columbia (also known as D.C.; Washington; the Nations Capital; the District; and, historically, the Federal City) is the capital city and administrative district of the United... The Washington Nationals are a Major League Baseball (MLB) franchise based in Washington, D.C. The Nationals are a member of the National Leagues Eastern Division, and currently play at Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium. ...


The Expos held a contest to find a new name and identity for the team for the 2006 season. They were looking for something unique, to reflect Vermont, as opposed to the Nationals, in case they are no longer affiliated with them after 2006. At the end of the contest, they received 30000 entries. In November, 2005, the team completed the process of changing their name over.


On August 16, 2005 the then-Expos were featured on ESPN SportsCenter as a part of the program's "50 States in 50 Days" segment on Vermont. August 16 is the 228th day of the year (229th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 2005 (MMV) is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... ESPN, formerly an abbreviation of Entertainment and Sports Programming Network, is an American cable television network dedicated to broadcasting sports-related programming 24 hours a day. ... SportsCenter is a sports news television show shown every day on ESPN since the network was founded on September 7, 1979. ...


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Vermont - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (5232 words)
Lake Champlain, the major lake in Vermont, is the sixth-largest body of fresh water in the United States and separates Vermont from New York and Canada in the northwest portion of the state.
Vermont is known for its brief mud season in spring followed by a cool summer and a colorful autumn, and particularly for its cold winters.
Vermont is the birthplace of former presidents Calvin Coolidge and Chester A. Arthur.
Burlington, Vermont - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1477 words)
Downtown Burlington is situated on a hillside overlooking Lake Champlain – the sixth-largest lake in the U.S. The Winooski River lies along the city's northern boundary.
The University of Vermont was established in Burlington in 1791 as the Agricultural College of Vermont on land donated by Ira Allen.
In 1823 the Lake Champlain Canal was opened and provided a continuous water route from New York City to Montreal via the Hudson River and Lake Champlain.
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