Travelers plan party for departing mascot

LITTLE ROCK (AP) - The Arkansas Travelers is honoring their longtime mascot with a tribute on Saturday.

It was announced earlier that Shelly the Horse was retiring as the team's mascot after 17 seasons.

The team will pay tribute to Shelly at a retirement party on Saturday. Fans will have an opportunity to get an autograph, a picture with Shelly and the chance to say goodbye.

A fireworks show will take place after the game between the Travelers and Northwest Arkansas Naturals.

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