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Let's talk about the Braves and the Bees ...

This is why you leave the creative stuff to the marketing people.

On this date in 1936, the new owners of the Boston Braves asked newspaper reporters to brainstorm a new team name.

The journalists suggested the Bees, but that only lasted for five seasons, during which the franchise never finished better than fifth place.

In 1941, Boston returned to being the Braves and seven years later, they won the pennant.