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Green Chile Cheeseburgers merchandise sales strong, Isotopes GM says

J.P. Murrieta
May 19, 2017 10:33 PM

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- Next month, the Albuquerque Isotopes will change their name for one night to the Green Chile Cheeseburgers.

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Since the team announced the promotion, sales for the merchandise have been as hot as the green chile. Isotopes general manager John Traub said the T-shirts, hats and jerseys have done extremely popular for the June 16 game.

The Isotopes gear has been popular since they became a franchise and these orders have been coming in from all over the world.

"The sales for the Green Chile Cheeseburger merchandise has been unbelievable," Traub said. "The demand has been something that has blown us away. We've had a hard time keeping it on the shelves and we've had to place multiple re-orders and we've had orders from all around the country, all around the world in fact.  It's been a really unbelievable experience.  This green chile cheeseburger phenomenon has been something we thought was really going to be good, but it's been tremendous."

In Friday action, the Isotopes beat the Colorado Springs Sky Sox 5-0.

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