Posted by: montclairlibrary | February 6, 2013


Art by Kristian Bjornard via Flickr

While 49ers fans may be sad about the outcome of last Sunday’s Super Bowl, Edgar Allen Poe fans will be happy to know that the Baltimore Ravens are the only NFL team (and the only professional sports team, as far as I know) named after a literary work: Baltimore denizen Poe’s famous poem “The Raven.”

The ever-clever McSweeney’s offers up some other ideas for literary team names – Virginia Woolves, anyone?

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