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Baseball Team Names by Clue

All the answers are MLB team names. Based on the selected clue, guess the team name.
Each team is used once
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First submittedOctober 11, 2013
Last updatedJuly 3, 2019
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Clue
Team Name
Jolly Rogers
Pirates
Duplicate children
Twins
Courageous ones
Braves
Young bears
Cubs
Swordfish
Marlins
City dwellers
Mets
Rattlesnakes
Diamondbacks
Seraphim
Angels
Space explorers
Astros
People with physical acumen
Athletics
Uncolored footwear
White Sox
Mountain ranges
Rockies
Red birds
Cardinals
People from the subcontinent
Indians
Latin American priests
Padres
Clue
Team Name
Bengals
Tigers
Young female horses
Phillies
Orange and black birds
Orioles
Beer makers
Brewers
Monarchs
Royals
Scarlet footwear
Red Sox
Ones who live in a country
Nationals
People from the Northeast U.S.
Yankees
Huge people
Giants
Avoiders
Dodgers
Annoying birds
Blue Jays
Park patrollers
Rangers
Flat fish
Rays
Primary colors
Reds
Seamen
Mariners
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level 33
May 4, 2014
Cough Cough *credit me for quiz idea* Cough Cough
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level ∞
May 4, 2014
Hi there. I just added a quiz idea credit on the NHL quiz.
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level 41
May 4, 2014
The Indians and Phillies clues were confusing
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level 66
Oct 15, 2016
Actually, I thought the Indians clue treaded the careful line that, say, Redskins doesn't
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level 76
Feb 14, 2018
found both of them to be easy, even though the etymology of both team names are obviously something different than the clue.
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level 37
May 7, 2014
Awesome quiz! Had myself a chuckle a few times, too!
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level 81
Nov 7, 2014
Hey white is a colour too!
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level 28
Jun 18, 2015
What about "communists" for Reds?
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level 48
Sep 18, 2017
In the 1950s, because of the "Red Scare" generated by McCarthyism, the Reds changed their name to the "Redlegs" for a few seasons.
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level 67
Oct 15, 2016
Subcontinent dwellers? Bit of a stretch. How about out-of-favor term that lumps together all groups of indigenous peoples in America.
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level 60
Oct 15, 2016
Nah. "Subcontinent dwellers" is fine.
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level 44
Oct 15, 2016
Loved the clue for Phillies.
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level 61
Oct 15, 2016
I've always found it funny that the Redskins get so much hate for their name despite their very respectful logo while the Indians are given a pass despite their rather insulting mascot.
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level 51
Oct 17, 2016
Exactly...
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level 48
Sep 18, 2017
No kidding, but they do catch some grief. But that Indian guy, the grinning idiot. What could be worse? How about Crazy Horse disemboweling G. A. Custer?
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level 60
Aug 11, 2019
The Indians have retired that logo. They were smart enough to phase it out over time so as to minimize the uproar. A few years ago, they switched the primary logo (i.e., the one on their cap) from the Indian face to a "C." They put the Indian on some merchandise here and there and occasionally let him appear on the sleeve of a game's jersey, but he appeared less and less frequently as time passed. He has not appeared once this season, and you're not going to see him again on an Indians uniform. I actually think they handled the whole thing very well.
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level 58
Oct 15, 2016
10, quite pleased as never seen a game in my life
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level 66
Oct 15, 2016
Blue Jays are annoying birds? Annoying team maybe, but the birds are alright.
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level 44
Oct 19, 2016
They are known to push out the eggs of other birds, lay their own and let the parents of the destroyed eggs raise their blue jay offspring. I'd say that goes beyond annoying. When they do decide to make their own nests they dive bomb and pester those who walk nearby. Quite annoying.
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level 78
Aug 15, 2018
They can go beyond annoying. They can be down right dangerous. I have the scar on the back of my head to prove it. One dived on me like a P-51 Mustang. I mean the bird not the team.
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level 66
Aug 12, 2019
I'm from just outside Toronto and am a Jays fan, but the birds are super annoying. They are loud and they are jerks.
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level 75
Aug 14, 2019
They are annoying and greedy, but I think they are beautiful and they give heck to the squirrels which qualifies them for sainthood in my husband's eyes. (I like squirrels, but hubby calls them tree rats.)
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level 61
Oct 16, 2016
I'm just going to assume that the clue does not have to correspond with the actual meaning of the team names, such as for Twins, Braves, Indians. With that said, a young female horse is a FILLY, not a Phillie. They're completely different words. That;s like defining "whine" as an alcoholic beverage made from grapes.
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level 74
Oct 16, 2016
Don't be this guy please.
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level 70
Jul 4, 2017
Wow, you must be fun at parties.
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level 48
Sep 18, 2017
I drink whine, and wiskey, too.
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level 60
Aug 11, 2019
There is no meaning for the word "Philly," except possibly as a term for a person from Philadelphia, but I have never heard that usage and I doubt it exists. Given the circumstances, it's good enough. You think "a female horse is a filly," and from there, you really should be able to get the answer.
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level 53
Oct 17, 2016
How are blue Jays annoying birds?
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level 61
Dec 26, 2016
Have you ever heard them?!?
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level 67
Sep 25, 2018
Or walked past one of their nests? They'll divebomb the crap out of you.
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level 43
Aug 11, 2019
You know you have played too many quizzes when you type in Cuba when you meant to type in Cubs!