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The New York Arrows were an indoor soccer team that played in the original Major Indoor Soccer League (MISL) from 1978 to 1984. They won the first four MISL championships.

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The Dayton Gems were a professional ice hockey team based in Dayton, Ohio, in the Central Hockey League. The team was originally a member of the International Hockey League before it merged into the CHL. The team was established in 2009 and joined the IHL for the 2009–10 season, where it played three seasons until 2012. The team was named after the original Dayton Gems of the original International Hockey League.

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The Trois-Rivières Draveurs ("Raftmen") were a junior ice hockey team playing in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. They played at the Colisée de Trois-Rivières, in Trois-Rivières, Quebec. The team was originally known as the Trois-Rivières Ducs ("Dukes") and were a founding member of the QMJHL in 1969. They were renamed the Draveurs in 1973 and they played under that name until 1992.

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The Vermont Mariners are a defunct minor league baseball team. They played in the Eastern League at Centennial Field in Burlington, Vermont in 1988. They were affiliated with the Seattle Mariners.

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The Vermont Reds are a defunct minor league baseball team. They played in the Eastern League at Centennial Field in Burlington, Vermont from 1984 to 1987. They were affiliated with the Cincinnati Reds. The team won the Eastern League Championship in 1984, 1985 and 1986.

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The Greensboro Generals were a minor league ice hockey team based in Greensboro, North Carolina. Greensboro was part of the Eastern Hockey League from 1959 to 1973, and then played in the Southern Hockey League from 1973 to 1977. The team was founded when the Troy Bruins of the International Hockey League were relocated by owner Ken Wilson and admitted to the EHL, to play in the recently built Greensboro Coliseum.

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The Denver Avalanche was an American soccer team based out of Denver, Colorado that played in the Major Indoor Soccer League from 1980 to 1982. Their home arena was McNichols Sports Arena.

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The Charleston Charlies were a Triple-A minor league baseball team located in Charleston, West Virginia. The Charlies played in the International League from 1971 to 1983. The team was the relocated Columbus Jets. In 1977 the franchise was returned to Columbus and Charlies owner Robert Lavine purchased the Memphis Blues, moving the team to Charleston, assuming the Charlies name. The Charlies were affiliated with the Pittsburgh Pirates (1971–76), Houston Astros (1977–79), Texas Rangers (1980), and Cleveland Indians (1981–83).

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The Charleston Charlies were a Triple-A minor league baseball team located in Charleston, West Virginia. The Charlies played in the International League from 1971 to 1983. The team was the relocated Columbus Jets. In 1977 the franchise was returned to Columbus and Charlies owner Robert Lavine purchased the Memphis Blues, moving the team to Charleston, assuming the Charlies name. The Charlies were affiliated with the Pittsburgh Pirates (1971–76), Houston Astros (1977–79), Texas Rangers (1980), and Cleveland Indians (1981–83).

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The Florida Blazers were an American football team who played in the World Football League in 1974. The team moved to San Antonio in 1975 and became the San Antonio Wings.

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The Montreal Manic or the Manic de Montréal were a professional soccer team, NASL, based in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, that played in the North American Soccer League from 1981 to 1983."Le Manic" as they were called by the locals, were Montreal's first professional soccer team since the NASL's Montreal Olympique folded in 1973. The team was named after a river in northeast Quebec, the Manicouagan, the site of a massive hydroelectric project.

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The Binghamton Whalers were an ice hockey team in the American Hockey League, playing in Binghamton, New York, USA, at the Broome County Veterans Memorial Arena.

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Originally based in Boston, the team joined the WHA in the league’s inaugural season, and was known as the New England Whalers throughout its time in the WHA. The Whalers moved to Hartford in 1974 and joined the NHL in the NHL–WHA merger of 1979.

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The Springfield Kings were an American ice hockey team in Springfield, Illinois. They played in the Continental Hockey League (CHL) from 1976 to 1985.

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The Washington Senators baseball team was one of the American League's eight charter franchises. The club was founded in Washington, D.C. in 1901 as the Washington Senators. In 1905, the team changed its official name to the Washington Nationals. The name "Nationals" appeared on the uniforms for only two seasons, and was then replaced with the "W" logo for the next 52 years. However, the names "Senators", "Nationals" and shorter "Nats" were used interchangeably by fans and media for the next 60 years.

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The Oklahoma City Blazers are a defunct professional ice hockey team that were based in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. They competed in the Central Professional Hockey League from 1965 to 1977.

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The Charleston Senators were an American minor league baseball team based in Charleston, West Virginia. They were the first professional baseball team to play in Charleston, beginning play in 1910. The team was inactive during a few periods, playing their last game in 1960.

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The Quebec Nordiques were a professional ice hockey team based in Quebec City, Quebec. The Nordiques played in the World Hockey Association (1972–1979) and the National Hockey League (1979–1995). The franchise was relocated to Denver, Colorado in May 1995 and renamed the Colorado Avalanche.

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The San Antonio Wings were an American football team who played in the World Football League in 1975. The team started as the Florida Blazers in 1974, then moved to San Antonio in 1975 and became the San Antonio Wings.

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The Redwood Pioneers were a minor league baseball of California League. They were part of the California Angels farm system. The Pioneers played in Rohnert Park, California during the early 1980s (1980–85). The team produced players such as Kirk McCaskill, Mark McLemore and Devon White.

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The Omaha Knights was the name of three minor league professional ice hockey teams from 1959 to 1965 and from 1966 to 1975, based in Omaha, Nebraska, at the Ak-Sar-Ben Arena. The Knights were founded in 1959 as members of the International Hockey League. Following the 1962-63 season the team moved to Toledo, Ohio, becoming the Toledo Blades. A new Knights team joined the Central Professional Hockey League for the 1963-64 season.

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Montreal Olympique were a professional soccer team based in Montreal that played in the NASL. They played three seasons from 1971 to 1973. The Olympique's home ground was the Autostade.

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The Soo Canadians were a Semi-Professional hockey team based in Sault Ste. Marie, ONT playing in the United States Hockey League from 1968 to 1972.

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The Quebec Nordiques were a professional ice hockey team based in Quebec City, Quebec. The Nordiques played in the World Hockey Association (1972–1979) and the National Hockey League (1979–1995). The franchise was relocated to Denver, Colorado in May 1995 and renamed the Colorado Avalanche.

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The Hampton Gulls were a minor league professional ice hockey team based in Hampton, Virginia, from 1974 to 1978. The Gulls played three seasons in the Southern Hockey League, beginning in 1974. When that league folded in 1977, the Hampton played one season in the American Hockey League. The Gulls were a World Hockey Association farm team to the Cincinnati Stingers each season. Hampton ceased operations on February 10, 1978, part way through its fourth season.

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The Hartford Bicentennials was a soccer team based out of Hartford, Connecticut that played in the North American Soccer League. After the 1976 season the team moved to New Haven, Connecticut and was renamed the Connecticut Bicentennials. Their home field was the Yale Bowl. The team name took its roots from the fact that the United States was approaching its bicentennial anniversary in 1976 and Connecticut was one of the original British colonies. The franchise was relocated to Oakland, California for the 1978 season, where they became known as the Oakland Stompers.

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The Las Vegas Seagulls was an American soccer club based in Las Vegas, Nevada that was a member of the American Soccer League. The Seagulls played for one season in 1979.

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The New Orleans Pride were an expansion franchise in the Women’s Professional Basketball League (WBL) in 1979. The team lasted two seasons until the league folded in 1981.

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The San Francisco Fog was a Major Indoor Soccer League franchise which existed for only one season, 1980–1981. The Fog, which played their home games at the Cow Palace, finished their single season of existence at 11–29.

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The Dayton Rockettes were one of eight original franchises in the Women’s Professional Basketball League (1978-1981). The WPBL, which debuted in December 1978, was the first professional basketball league for women, pre-dating the WNBA by nearly 20 years. The team lasted only one season, and the league lasted two seasons, it folded in 1981.

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The Sacramento Solons were a minor league baseball team based in Sacramento, California. They played in the Pacific Coast League during several periods (1903, 1905, 1909–1914, 1918–1960, 1974–1976). The team derived its name from Sacramento's status as capital of California. Solon was an early Greek lawmaker and the term "solons" was often used by journalists as a synonym for "senators."

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The New Jersey Rockets were an indoor soccer team based in East Rutherford, New Jersey that played in the Major Indoor Soccer League for the 1981-82 season. Their home arena was the Brendan Byrne Arena, now known as the Meadowlands Arena.

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The San Francisco Pioneers were an expansion franchise in the Women’s Professional Basketball League (WBL) in 1979. The team lasted two seasons until the league folded in 1981.

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The Pennsylvania Stoners were members of the American Soccer League from 1979 to 1983, during which time the team had the win-lose-tie record of 76-49-25. The Stoners won the league championship in 1980. The team, along with the rest of the league, folded in 1983.

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The Utica Blue Sox were a minor league baseball team initially associated with the Philadelphia Phillies. The nickname Blue Sox dates to 1944 when their parent team was unofficially called the "Philadelphia Blue Jays". The Blue Sox of the 1940s played in a ballpark in the northern part of the city called McConnell Field, which was named after the team owner and former pro player from Utica.

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The Jersey Devils were an American professional ice hockey team based in Cherry Hill, New Jersey from 1963 to 1973. The Devils were formed when the Philadelphia Ramblers, a member of the Eastern Hockey League, relocated to Cherry Hill at the end of the 1963–64 season. The Devils played in the Cherry Hill Arena until 1973, when the team folded along with the Eastern Hockey League (EHL).

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