"New York Rangers" naming mystery (1926)

Alice Faber faber at HASKINS.YALE.EDU
Fri Dec 3 04:14:45 UTC 2004

--On Thursday, December 2, 2004 10:21 PM -0500 Laurence Horn
<laurence.horn at YALE.EDU> wrote:

>> 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."
>> Fritz
> Yeah, *that*'ll work.
> Larry

Are we sure this isn't a joke based on "The Mighty Ducks of Anaheim"?

Alice Faber
afaber at panix.com

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