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02-06-2010, 11:33 AM
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Originally Posted by frag2 View Post
Maybe thats why its 89rs

it cost 89M to build?
You might be right if they were playing in the Ford Center which cost 89M to build.

But they are playing in the Cox Convention Center which is an older building.

Originally Posted by HockeyFan4Life View Post
The 89ers is for the Land Run of 1889, there was a Minor League Baseball team with that name. But the team was renamed the Oklahoma City Redhawks.
Interesting. Thanks for clarifying that. It is good to see them considering some names of historical significance. I wonder if the OKC Hawks proposed name was a hat towards the Redhawks?

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