Staten Island Yankees to change their name to Pizza Rats this summer
STATEN ISLAND — Staten Island is the only borough without subway lines, but their Minor League Baseball team soon will be named for Pizza Rat, a rodent known for snacking in a train station. The Staten Island Yankees will take on a new name for five games over the course of the summer. Fans voted for the name back in 2016. The name will kick in on June 23 and the team will also play as the Pizza Rats on July 7, July 14, July 21 and Aug. 4.