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baby names the sandlot baseball A High School Baseball Coach Let His Team Name His New Baby
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A high school baseball coach promised his team that if they won 14 games in a row, they could name his baby. They were not doing well this season so he must have thought it was a long shot. Well, they did it and they want to name him Benjamin Smalls, after two characters from The Sandlot.  

This video was made just before they won that 14th game: 



It seems like mom still has some veto power but they'll be pretty disappointed if she chooses something else now. In fact, apparently David Evans, the writer of The Sandlot dropped by to wish them well. 

2015 baby names list is out and people are naming their baby's after instagram filters
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The parenting site BabyCenter.com gathered data from more than 340,000 parents in the world, it said, though the findings are unofficial.



Along with Lux, Instagram filter names Ludwig, Amaro, Reyes, Hudson and Kelvin have also increased in popularity for boys, while Juno, Valencia and Willow jumped in popularity for girls.

BabyCenter.com, the pregnancy and parenting site also said names of planets and characters on the hit TV show Empire were trending this year. The name Royalty also jumped 88% in popularity for girls.

Here is BabyCenter.com's top 10 most popular names for both genders this year:



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When the Duggars aren't counting their kids or fighting against marriage equality and then being caught in a sexual assault and infidelity scandal, there are thinking up unique baby names.

Jessa Duggar Seewald and her husband Ben Seewald have named their newborn baby...wait for it...

Spurgeon.

In a video posted on the Duggar family YouTube channel, the proud parents explain that the name is taken from a pastor who's teaching have influenced them.

How wholesome.

Urban Dictionary has a slightly different meaning for Spurgeon.