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Do you know how these teams got their names?

Just what is a Dodger anyway?
May 19, 2020

Like 90 feet to first or the dulcet tones of Vin Scully, the names of all 30 Major League teams are cemented as part of the game's story -- passed down from generation to generation with every win, loss and legendary player. But while plenty of them are self-explanatory, others

Like 90 feet to first or the dulcet tones of Vin Scully, the names of all 30 Major League teams are cemented as part of the game's story -- passed down from generation to generation with every win, loss and legendary player. But while plenty of them are self-explanatory, others are ... less so, even if you never stopped to second-guess them before.

Can you guess the origin stories behind nine of MLB's most storied nicknames? Let's find out: