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Download PDF by Richard Worth: Baseball Team Names: A Worldwide Dictionary, 1869–2011

By Richard Worth

ISBN-10: 0786468440

ISBN-13: 9780786468447

specialist baseball is filled with arcane workforce names. the l. a. Dodgers, for example, owe their nickname to the trolley tracks that honeycombed Brooklyn within the early Eighteen Eighties. (Residents have been "trolley dodgers.") From the Negro Leagues, there have been the Pittsburgh Crawfords (sponsored early by means of the Crawford tub condominium and activity Center); from the minors, the Tucson Waddies (slang for cowboy) and, later, the Montgomery Biscuits (for the would-be concessions staple); from abroad, the Adelaide, Australia, chew (a shark reference but additionally a pun for bight) and the Bussum, Netherlands, Mr. Cocker HCAW (the sponsoring eating place chain, by means of the acronym for the legitimate workforce identify, Honkbalclub Allan Weerbaar).
This entire reference e-book explains the nicknames of millions of significant and minor league franchises, Negro League and early autonomous black golf equipment, and overseas teams--from 1869 via 2011.

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