"New York Rangers" naming mystery (1926)
juengling_fritz at SALKEIZ.K12.OR.US
Fri Dec 3 18:31:04 UTC 2004
I dunno--all I know is what I hear on NPR.
>>> laurence.horn at YALE.EDU 12/02/04 07:21PM >>>
>I heard the other day that the Anaheim Angels want to 'relocate' in
>name only to Los Angeles. LA doesn't want them to do that cuz the
>Angles are in Anaheim.
Is that true? I was pretty sure it was Anaheim that didn't want them
to rebrand themselves as the Los Angeles Angels, not Anaheim--they
promised to become the Anaheim (instead of California) Angels a few
years ago when the town helped pay for the renovations to the "Big A"
(their stadium) and now, as I understand it, they want to renege
because L.A. is sexier than Anaheim.
> So, there has been a proposal to name the team "The Los Angeles
>Angels of Anaheim."
Yeah, *that*'ll work.
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