Albuquerque Isotopes’ alter-ego takes home MiLB fan award

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – The Albuquerque Isotopes alter-ego Mariachis De Nuevo Mexico has proven popular once again.

It was announced Wednesday, the Mariachis have been voted as the best 2019 Copa De La Diversion identity in an online fan contest. The Mariachis also won the 2018 inaugural Copa de la Diversion.

The ‘Topes transformed into the Mariachis several times this season as part of the Minor League Baseball’s “Copa De La Diversion” initiative that’s designed to embrace the values and culture of Latino and Hispanic communities in the U.S. The Mariachis beat out 71 other teams.

The winner of the 2019 Copa de la Diversion will be announced in December at the Baseball Winter Meetings.

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