In case you were wondering: The origins of team nicknames

June 27, 2013

From the folks at Mental Floss.

Just curious: As a New Yorker, I know there are “official” songs for the Mets and Yankees. And “Tessie” has historically been considered the theme for the Boston Red Sox

There are lots of songs about teams, but I’m just looking for more “official” tunes. For example, is this really the Cubs’ signature song?

Here are a few more for your consideration:




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