The Name Game
The origins of professional sports team names
by Mike Morrison and John Gettings
Do you know why the Los Angeles NBA team is known as the Lakers, despite the lack of lakes in the Los Angeles area? Or why the NHL's team in usually-cold Calgary is known as the Flames? Read on for the origins of those team names and many others below!
See also: Sports Superlatives
Major League Baseball
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