Can You Name These American Professional Sports Teams from a Partial Logo?

By: Jacqueline Samaroo
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All across the world, sports of all kinds are widely viewed sources of entertainment and incredibly profitable ventures; and North America is no different. In fact, the United States is home to some of the most passionate fan bases and some of the most lucrative sports teams in the world. The Big Four sports leagues of the United States and Canada are the NBA (National Basketball Association), MLB (Major League Baseball), NFL (National Football League) and the NHL (National Hockey League). The Dallas Cowboys of the NFL are firmly ranked as the most valuable sports team in the world, and teams from the NBA and MLB consistently rank in the top 10 as well.

These sports are an ingrained part of American culture, and their iconography is easily noticeable to even causal fans. So, in this American professional sports logo quiz, it would be too easy to just show you the logo and ask you to match it to the team ... so we've made it harder and only included partial logos! Are you ready to prove that you're the ultimate fan? Then let's get started!

The Los Angeles Lakers are a professional basketball team that competes in the NBA. The team is notable for having the second highest amount of NBA championship wins (16 total), one behind the Boston Celtics.

This logo belongs to the NFL team the Miami Dolphins, a professional American football team that is currently based in the Miami metropolitan area in Florida. They have won the Super Bowl twice and were the second team to do so back to back (1972 and 1973).

The New York Yankees are a professional baseball team based in the borough of the Bronx in New York City. The Yankees are one of the most prominent sports teams in the country, holding several MLB records; including most World Series championships (27), most division titles (18), and most AL pennants (40).

This logo belongs to the NBA team the Boston Celtics. They have a total of 17 NBA championship wins, the highest amount in NBA history; they have also notably played against the Lakers 12 times in the NBA Finals.

The Green Bay Packers are a professional American football team that competes in the NFL and is based in Green Bay, Wisconsin. The Packers are notable for being the third-oldest franchise in the NFL.

This logo belongs to the MLB team the Pittsburgh Pirates. They have accumulated 5 World Series titles throughout their history but have struggled in recent years, with a record 20 consecutive losing seasons from 1993 to 2012.

The Chicago Bulls are a professional basketball team that competes in the NBA. The only NBA team with multiple wins and zero losses in the NBA Finals (6 appearances and 6 wins), the team has been associated with some of the most iconic names in basketball; like Michael Jordan, Phil Jackson and Scottie Pippin.

This logo belongs to the NFL team the New York Giants, which plays in the New York metropolitan area. This is an important distinction to make, since contrary to their name the team plays home games (and is headquartered) in East Rutherford, New Jersey.

The St. Louis Cardinals are a professional baseball team based in St. Louis, Missouri. They are notable for being one of the most successful teams in MLB history, with one of their greatest accolades being the second-most World Series championship wins (11).

This logo belongs to the NBA team the Miami Heat, a professional basketball team that is currently based in Miami, Florida. They have have won three league championships.

The New England Patriots are a professional American football team that competes in the NFL and is based in the Greater Boston region. They are one of the most successful teams in the league, with 6 Super Bowl championships under their belt.

This logo belongs to the MLB team the Los Angeles Dodgers. The team has won 6 World Series titles and 23 National League pennants.

The Brooklyn Nets are a professional basketball team that competes in the NBA and is based in the borough of Brooklyn, in New York City. The team’s home games are played at the Barclays Center and they have a rivalry with the other local NBA team, the New York Knicks.

This logo belongs to the NFL team the Seattle Seahawks, a professional American football team that is currently based in Seattle, Washington. The team is known for its boisterous fans; who have actually set the Guinness World Record for the loudest crowd noise at a sporting event (twice).

The Atlanta Braves are a professional baseball team that competes in MLB and is based in the Atlanta metropolitan area. They are a member of the National League and have won three World Series titles.

The Denver Broncos are a professional American football team that competes in the NFL and is based in Denver, Colorado. The team has won three Super Bowl championships and eight AFC Championships.

This logo belongs to the MLB team the Toronto Blue Jays, a professional baseball team that is currently based in Toronto, Ontario. It is notable for being the only MLB team that is currently based outside the United States and it has won two World Series titles (back-to-back in 1992 and 1993).

The San Antonio Spurs are a professional basketball team that competes in the NBA and is based in San Antonio, Texas. They have attained the fifth highest amount of NBA championships and currently have the highest winning percentage in NBA history (of all active teams).

This logo belongs to the NFL team the Oakland Raiders, a professional American football team that is currently based in Oakland, California. The team was previously known is the Los Angeles Raiders from 1982 to 1994, and is now set to move to Las Vegas.

The San Francisco Giants are a professional baseball team that competes in MLB and is based in San Francisco, California. The team is known for its longevity and success, having won the most games of any team in the history of American baseball.

This logo belongs to the NBA team the Orlando Magic. Some prominent NBA stars have played for the team; such as Shaquille O'Neal, Dwight Howard, Hedo Türkoğlu, and Tracy McGrady.

The Baltimore Ravens are a hard-hitting NFL team based in Baltimore, Maryland. They have two Super Bowl championships under their belt, as well as two AFC Championship titles.

This logo belongs to the MLB team the Chicago Cubs. They are one of the founding members of the National League and the first major league team to win the World Series twice.

The Philadelphia 76ers are a professional basketball team that competes in the NBA and is based in the Philadelphia metropolitan area. They are one of the oldest NBA franchises and have won three NBA championships.

This logo belongs to the NFL team the Dallas Cowboys. The team is currently ranked as the most valuable sports team in the world ($4.8 billion); ahead of other prolific teams like Manchester United, the New York Yankees, and the Los Angeles Lakers.

The Boston Red Sox are a professional baseball team that competes in MLB and is based in Boston, Massachusetts. The team has won nine World Series championships; the earliest being in 1903 and the most recent being in 2018.

The Pittsburgh Steelers are a professional American football team that competes in the NFL and is based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The team currently is tied for the record for most Super Bowl championship wins, with six.

This logo belongs to the MLB team the Oakland Athletics, a professional baseball team that is currently based in Oakland, California. Out of all current MLB teams, the Athletics have third highest number of World Series wins, having won nine World Series championships.

The Golden State Warriors are a professional basketball team that competes in the NBA and is based in Oakland, California. They have won the NBA Championship six times, most recently in 2018 and the inaugural one in 1947.

This logo belongs to the NFL team the San Francisco 49ersa. It is notable for being the first major league professional sports franchise based in San Francisco.

The Baltimore Orioles are a professional baseball team that competes in MLB and is based in Baltimore, Maryland. The team’s name is reference to the official state bird of Maryland and they have won three World Series titles.

This logo belongs to the NBA team the Detroit Pistons, a professional basketball team that is currently based in Detroit, Michigan. The team has won three NBA championships: in 1989, 1990 and 2004.

The Los Angeles Rams are a professional American football team that competes in the NFL and is based in the Los Angeles metropolitan area. It is notable for being the only franchise to win championships while representing three different cities (Cleveland, Los Angeles and St. Louis).

This logo belongs to the MLB team the Detroit Tigers. Throughout its history, the team has won 4 World Series championships and 11 AL pennants.

This logo belongs to the American football team the Indianapolis Colts. They most recently bested the Chicago Bears in Super Bowl XLI, winning their second Super Bowl championship overall.

The Minnesota Twins are a professional baseball team that competes in MLB and is based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The team’s name is a reference to the Twin Cities area that is made up of Minneapolis and St. Paul.

This logo belongs to the NBA team the Oklahoma City Thunder. The team won its only NBA championship title in 1979.

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