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Top 10 Coolest Team Nicknames in History

The art of the nickname has vanished in the past decade. Team nicknames almost never catch on and players nicknames often just include a players initials or their name abbreviated (See: KG, T-Mac, D-Wade, A-Rod, LT, T.O., and the list goes on and on). Amidst, the lack of creativity in modern day nicknames, these are the top 10 team nicknames in sports history. Click here to read the complete list of coolest team nicknames in history.
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    Steel Curtain

    The "Steel Curtain" was the nickname given to the Pittsburgh Steelers defense of the 1970s while dominating the NFL by winning four Super Bowls.

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    Phi Slamma Jamma

    Houston's basketball team from 1982-1984 was nicknamed the "Phi Slamma Jamma" after the "Texas' Tallest Fraternity" and their ability to dunk.

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    Four Horsemen

    The Notre Dame backfield of the early 1920s, which included Harry Stuhldreher, Don Miller, Jim Crowley and Elmer Ladin, was nicknamed the "Four Horsemen" by sportswriter Grantland Rice.

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    Monsters of the Midway

    The "Monsters of the Midway" was first used as the Chicago Bears' nickname of the early 1940s, but reemerged for their 1985 Super Bowl team.

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    Murderers' Row

    "Murderers' Row" refers to the first six hitters in the New York Yankees batting order, originally in 1918 and more famously in 1927.

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