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Why are the 76ers called that?

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The winning name, chosen by Walter Stalberg, was the " 76ers ". The name comes from the signing of the United States Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia in 1776. Newspaper writers liked the name because it was easily shortened to " Sixers " in headlines.
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