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Which Major League Baseball team was once known as the Blue Jays?

a) Boston Red Sox
b) St. Louis Cardinals
c) Philadelphia Phillies
d) Texas Rangers

Answer: c) Philadelphia Phillies. In 1943, Phillies owner Bob Carpenter unofficially renamed the team the Philadelphia Blue Jays. The new name failed to catch on, and was dropped by 1949.

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