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TACOMA TIGERS TAKE HEAT FOR PROPOSED TIE WITH BEER COMPANY
Published October 31, 1994
In Tacoma, Art Popham complains about the AAA Tigers considering renaming the team after the Rainier Brewery. Popham: "It seems to me the Tacoma Rainiers would become another Joe Camel -- a promotional devise intended to build young people's acceptance of a negative adult habit. ... Would [USC] change its Trojan logo to resemble a pack of condoms if Trojan prophylactics promised USC big bucks?" (Tacoma NEWS TRIBUNE, 10/29).