Original Locations and Nicknames of Current MLB Teams

Guess the FIRST location and/or the original team name of these Major League Baseball franchises.
Must be the city/region for which the team was named.
Some teams may have started in another baseball league before joining the Major League Baseball in its current incarnation.
Quiz by LFC1892
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Last updated: January 12, 2013
First submittedJanuary 12, 2013
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Team
City
Nickname
Cleveland Indians
Grand Rapids
Rustlers
Chicago White Sox
Sioux City
Cornhuskers
Baltimore Orioles
Milwaukee
Brewers
Minnesota Twins
Kansas City
Blues
Boston Red Sox
Boston
Americans
New York Yankees
Baltimore
Orioles
Washington Nationals
Montreal
Expos
Atlanta Braves
Boston
Red Stockings
Philadelphia Phillies
Philadelphia
Quakers
Chicago Cubs
Chicago
White Stockings
Milwaukee Brewers
Seattle
Pilots
Pittsburgh Pirates
Pittsburgh
Alleghenys
Cincinnati Reds
Cincinnati
Red Stockings
St. Louis Cardinals
St. Louis
Brown Stockings
Los Angeles Dodgers
Brooklyn
Grays
San Francisco Giants
New York
Gothams
Texas Rangers
Washington
Senators
Houston Astros
Houston
Colt .45s
Tampa Bay Rays
Tampa Bay
Devil Rays
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Level 76
Jan 12, 2013
Great quiz. I sucked at it, only got 9, but really good nonetheless.
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Level 47
Jan 13, 2013
already took your hockey and football quizes. this had the most "curve balls". I forgot about the old Western League that formed into the American League and how simple some of the names were back then such as just colors.
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Level 30
Nov 17, 2019
Where are the Oakland A's? Shouldn't they have the A's from KC and Philly behind them?