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A naming contest was held. On April 16, 1994 - the first month of the Rockies second season - the egg was escorted into Mile High Stadium by a National Guard contingent and hatched at 12:49 p.m. Out waddled Dinger. "Wild Thing" blasted from the loudspeakers.

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Dinger, the purple dinosaur, is the name of the mascot for the Colorado Rockies. During construction, fossil remains of a triceratops were found in the ground where Coors Field now stands.

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It is named with it's range

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