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The Grand Theft Auto series created fictional teams based off current teams in/near Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco and Las Vegas, which were used as models for the cities in the game: https://gta.fandom.com/wiki/Category:Sports_Teams

 

Los Santos Panic = Los Angeles Lakers

UCLS Bookworms = UCSC Banana Slugs

San Fierro 69ers = San Francisco 49ers

San Andres Magnetics = Los Angeles Chargers 

San Fierro Packers = San Francisco Giants 

Red Mist FC = New York Red Bulls

Los Santos Kings = Los Angeles Kings

Los Santos Slappers = San Jose Sharks (an oddity given LS is LA and SJ is near SF)

Los Santos Corkers/Saints = Different elements of the Los Angeles Dodgers 

Los Santos Shrimps = Los Angeles Clippers

Liberty City Cocks = New York Cosmos

Liberty City Wrath = New York Giants

Liberty Penetrators = New York Knicks

Las Venturas Bandits = Las Vegas 51s Oakland A’s, who played some of their games in LV while the colosseum was being renovated. 

 

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Great story - they experimented with a bunch of color schemes after settling on a name and logo, including a “grey/purple/green color scheme, to evoke the colors of actual pigeons”.  :D 

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16 hours ago, Ferdinand Cesarano said:

 

You sure did.

[Walks away muttering "Yellow pigeons.  Who ever saw a yellow pigeon...."]

 

Presumably the same guy who saw green eagles and blue rams and lions.  😛

 

I'll have what he's having.

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On May 5, 2019 at 11:32 PM, nash61 said:

Call of Duty Ghosts has a fictional baseball team, the San Diego Tsunami. They play at Greenway park, and have a full logo history and jersey package. (I have screenshots on my other computer)

Logo history:

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Jersey and cap:

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Beautiful uniforms on the Pembrook Fighting Corgis on Saturday Night Live.

 

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The truth is that this beats just about every team in the NFL.

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