Did You Know?

December 29, 2019

Did You Know?

The city of Philadelphia is only 1 of 5 cities that have a professional sports team in the MLB, NFL, NBA, & NHL. The other five cities are;

Chicago- Blackhawks(NHL), Cubs & White Sox(MLB), Bulls(NBA), Bears(NFL)

New York- Islanders & Rangers(NHL), Mets & Yanks(MLB), Knicks(NBA), Giants & jets(NFL)

Minnesota- Wild(NHL), Twins(MLB), Timberwolves(NBA), Vikings(NFL)

Washington- Capitals(NHL), Nationals(MLB), Wizards(NBA), Redskins(NFL)

& of course

Philadelphia- Flyers(NHL), Phillies(MLB), 76ers(NBA), Eagles(NFL)

To make even sweeter the city of Philadelphia is only 1 of 2 cities that have a championship in all four major league sports. New York is the other city. 

Also in Heart Of The City

How Philadelphia Got It's Name
How Philadelphia Got It's Name

December 27, 2019

William Penn named the city “Philadelphia,” which means “brotherly love” in Greek.

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