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The Poughkeepsie Honey Bugs (1913-1914) may not sound intimidating, but their name does reflect the town's spirit. According to author and sportscaster Tim Hagerty, when Poughkeepsie, N.Y., officially became a city in 1854, its seal featured a beehive as a nod to the town's industrial and entrepreneurial beginnings. Cider Mill Press/National Baseball Hall of Fame Library hide caption

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Gasbags To Honey Bugs: Baseball's Nutty Team Names

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