What's In A Name?
By: Kailee Sanders
Country/State/City/Language: Memphis, Tennessee, USA, English
Region/Latitude/Longitude: Southeastern Region, Latitude-89.9711W, Longitude-35.1174N
Interesting Region Facts:
- Elvis Presley died in Graceland, TN
- Girl Scouts founded in 1912 by Juliette Gordon in Georgia
- Coca Cola first bottled in Vicksburg, Mississippi in1894
Physical Features of Region:
-Baker Falls, TN
-Double Falls, TN
-Alie Mountain, TN
Team Mascot Information
Nicknames: Mounties & Grizzlies
How This Mascot Connects To The Team: In the Smokey Mountains, there are many bears.
Founder of Team: Robert Pera
Location Chose Because: Memphis is a large city
How The Mascot Connects In History: There have been bear sightings in Smokey Mountains, and there is a national park called Wapusk National Park.
The Stadium Is Called This Because: FedEx bought and sponsors the arena.
Stadium's Other Name(s): None
Why Are Stadiums Getting Named After Businesses? So they can get more sponsors.