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How NFL teams got their nicknames


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Pretty interesting, I would of though the giants have more background into their name.. but oo wells.. the link also have other teams...

 

How teams got their Nicknames

 

New York Giants

 

New York owner Tim Mara borrowed the Giants nickname from John McGraw's National League baseball team, a common practice by football teams during an era when baseball was the nation's preeminent team sport.

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So find out how the baseball giants got their name. I always had an inkling it had to do with skyscrapers.

 

they were originally called the gothams and then after a victory their manager said " you are my giants" to praise them and it stuck.

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