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IUPeterman
12-19-2005, 05:51 PM
Came across an article today, and it mentioned the name Razor Shines. It got me thinking who else is out there with a great baseball name? I have always loved that name. Anyone else have a vote?

My vote= Razor Shines

1951Campbell
12-19-2005, 06:16 PM
Homer Bush. It incorporates two baseball terms.

PAPChiSox729
12-19-2005, 06:37 PM
I've always liked Boof Bosner.

Soxzilla
12-19-2005, 06:51 PM
Ray Liotta.

Dick Allen
12-19-2005, 07:19 PM
Charlie Spikes

hose
12-19-2005, 07:31 PM
Bob Boone

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soxinem1
12-19-2005, 07:35 PM
Crash Davis

KRS1
12-19-2005, 07:41 PM
Surprised noone has mentioned Early Wynn. What else could you want in a pitchers name?

The Racehorse
12-19-2005, 07:44 PM
Heinie Manush

Harris=God
12-19-2005, 08:05 PM
How about former sox Rusty Kuntz.:tongue:

duke of dorwood
12-19-2005, 08:18 PM
I always liked Bill Hands

duke of dorwood
12-19-2005, 08:21 PM
And the Immortal Jay Hook

johnny bench
12-19-2005, 08:25 PM
Moose Skowron

SpammySosa
12-19-2005, 08:28 PM
Virgil "Fire" Trucks :smile:

Brian26
12-19-2005, 09:52 PM
Johnny Wokenfuss and Milt May are two names that come to mind from the late 70s era.

TornLabrum
12-19-2005, 10:21 PM
How about former sox Rusty Kuntz.:tongue:

Thank God it's pronounced Koontz.

shes
12-19-2005, 10:26 PM
Lance Broadway.

kittle42
12-19-2005, 10:51 PM
Coco Crisp
Oddibe McDowell
Boog Powell
Cecil Fielder

monkeypants
12-20-2005, 12:46 AM
Biff Pocoroba

RealMenWearBlack
12-20-2005, 12:53 AM
Milton Bradley

Banix12
12-20-2005, 01:00 AM
Dennis "Oil Can" Boyd
Skip Pitlock. Just a note on skip. I carry his 1971 baseball card with me as a reminder that even baseball players get incredibly depressed, or high, not sure which but he looks really out of it in this photo.

http://images.google.com/images?q=tbn:1s1oU64A1-kJ:www.squeezeplaycollectibles.com/images/13460.jpg

kittle42
12-20-2005, 01:46 AM
Billy Jo Robidoux
Butch Wynegar
Amos Otis
Garth Iorg

batmanZoSo
12-20-2005, 02:48 AM
Dick Pole.

Mordecai "Three Finger" Brown.

Cap Anson.

Then the Black Sox era Sox were full of great baseball names:

Swede Risberg
Happy Felsch
Pants Rowland
Man, anyone go by their real name?
Buck Weaver
Shoeless Joe Jackson

Professor
12-20-2005, 09:21 AM
Cool Papa Bell
Rollie Fingers
Stubby Clapp
Enos Slaughter

Madvora
12-20-2005, 09:34 AM
The Sox had a guy on the 1906 team or something named Dummy...
I can't remember the last name. Anyone know?

Fungo
12-20-2005, 10:01 AM
Babe Ruth
Fielder Jones
Rusty Staub

TomBradley72
12-20-2005, 10:24 AM
John Boccabella (especially the way it was announced at Jarry Park in Montreal)

1951Campbell
12-20-2005, 11:23 AM
The Sox had a guy on the 1906 team or something named Dummy...
I can't remember the last name. Anyone know?

Hoy?

gowhitesox
12-20-2005, 11:49 AM
A couple of names come to mind for me. Paul Richards and Al Lopez.

pdimas
12-20-2005, 11:51 AM
This link has a few good ones.

Linky (http://baseball-fever.com/archive/index.php/t-1232.html)

Mickster
12-20-2005, 12:27 PM
No brainer.....

http://www.baseball-almanac.com/players/pics/rusty_kuntz_autograph.jpg

chisoxfan64
12-20-2005, 12:51 PM
Claude Osteen
Clay Carrol

Chicken Dinner
12-20-2005, 12:52 PM
Catfish Hunter

RKMeibalane
12-20-2005, 01:51 PM
Thurman Munson

Paulwny
12-20-2005, 02:20 PM
Suitcase Simpson

goofymsfan
12-20-2005, 03:42 PM
Suitcase Simpson

Satchel Paige

soxinem1
12-20-2005, 04:04 PM
Dummy Hoy!!

gowhitesox
12-20-2005, 04:26 PM
My pick goes for Early Wynn.

Fuller_Schettman
12-20-2005, 04:52 PM
Pants Rowland
Jack Brohamer
Oscar Gamble
Prince Fielder
Nunn D. Loaiza

spawn
12-20-2005, 05:22 PM
Coco Crisp
Milton Bradley
Byung Hung Kim
Cool Papa Bell
Minni Minoso

JohnTucker0814
12-20-2005, 06:30 PM
Did you know he was the reason that "signs" were incorporated into baseball. He was deaf, so the umpire would use a strike signal to indicate if the pitch was a strike or a ball. Just a little info on the man they can Dummy... and I'm assuming they called him that because that is what people used to think of deaf people, that they were "dummy's".

My wife is a sign language interpreter thats why I know this...

NonetheLoaiza
12-20-2005, 06:46 PM
Satchel Paige
Catfish Hunter
Lou Merloni
and former Arizona State catcher Tuffy Gosewisch.

Banix12
12-20-2005, 06:57 PM
Nick Bierbrodt. It was a shame he never played for Milwaukee

Tim Spooneybarger

Jung Bong

TornLabrum
12-20-2005, 08:38 PM
Hoy?

Correct. The year was 1901, iirc. The Giants had a pitcher back then named "Dummy" (real name Luther) Taylor.

My favorite nickname: Bob "Death to Flying Things" Ferguson.

Bucky F. Dent
12-20-2005, 09:49 PM
I've always been a fan of Chet Lemon.

TornLabrum
12-20-2005, 11:07 PM
Then there was Kiki Cuyler, who got his nickname because he stuttered. Insensitivity was standard then.

michned
12-20-2005, 11:25 PM
Shooty Babbit (played for the A's in 1981)

TornLabrum
12-20-2005, 11:32 PM
One of the greatest baseball names of all time: Fielder Jones.

Pureone
12-21-2005, 12:04 AM
Coco Crisp

21stcenturySox
12-21-2005, 12:21 AM
whaa! no Jim (kitty) Kaat?

Kurt Bevacqua (famous for chewing alot of bubblegum)

Carmen Fanzone (utility inf for the 70's cubs)

Johnny Gooch (from the '30s)
& George "Pooch" Puccinelli (from the same period)

Gene Brabender (Ball Four)

The pride of Millikin University and Decatur, IL
Roe Skidmore (he had one AB for the cubs in 1970, got a hit for a career 1.000 avg)

and goin way way back . . . who can forget

"why don't you fill me up" Buttercup Dickerson!
of the Worcester Ruby Legs (c. 1880's)

Banix12
12-21-2005, 12:34 AM
Billy Jo Robidoux

Don Wakamatsu

D. TODD
12-21-2005, 02:23 AM
Bill Naharodney (White Sox)Buddy Biancalatta (Royals)I'm sure both of their last names are terribly misspelled.

hose
12-21-2005, 07:24 AM
How did this one last so long?

MICKEY KLUTTS

D. TODD
12-21-2005, 04:51 PM
Pete LaCock

gowhitesox
12-21-2005, 05:00 PM
Pete LaCock

I forgot all about him. He used to play for the Cubs.

Other name to put on the board. Yogi Berra.

Railsplitter
12-21-2005, 05:14 PM
Boots Day.

TommyJohn
12-21-2005, 06:11 PM
Van Lingle Mungo
Arlie "The Freshest Thing On Earth" Latham
Bip Roberts
Dizzy Dean
Maurice Archdeacon
Bugs Moran
John Kennedy

slavko
12-21-2005, 07:02 PM
Pete LaCock

Wonder why his father Peter Marshall of Hollywood Squares fame didn't use his real name on TV?

Add Coco LaBoy to the mix.

WestSideWhiteSox
12-21-2005, 08:44 PM
A few of my favorites are Hensley "Bam Bam" Meulens, "Mookie" Wilson, and "Candy" Maldonado.

TornLabrum
12-22-2005, 12:19 AM
Wonder why his father Peter Marshall of Hollywood Squares fame didn't use his real name on TV?

Add Coco LaBoy to the mix.

Neither did Mr. Marshall's sister, Joanne Dru, in movies or TV.

Whitesox029
12-22-2005, 02:05 AM
Clarence "Choo-choo" Coleman, a not-so-bright original New York Met. Legend has it a reporter once asked him "So Choo-choo, what's your wife's name, and what's she like?"
His reply was
"Her name's Mrs. Coleman and she likes me."

The Racehorse
12-22-2005, 07:06 AM
Super Joe Charbonneau

soxfanatlanta
12-22-2005, 07:28 AM
George Orta
Bubba Trammel
Casey Stengel
Hack Wilson (no comments from the peanut gallery please)
Willie Wilson

The Racehorse
12-22-2005, 07:32 AM
... Mel Ott.

Chez
12-22-2005, 03:01 PM
Rod Carew -- just to hear Harry tell the story about how Rod Carew would be a great name for a cowboy in the old west.

TornLabrum
12-22-2005, 04:46 PM
Rod Carew -- just to hear Harry tell the story about how Rod Carew would be a great name for a cowboy in the old west.

Who can forget Harry saying, "ROOOOOOOOOOD CAREEEEEEEEEWWWWWWWW!"

lumpyspun
12-22-2005, 08:18 PM
Don Aase

Honorable Mention:
Who (first base)
What (second base)
He (third base)

TornLabrum
12-22-2005, 11:56 PM
Don Aase

Honorable Mention:
Who (first base)
What (second base)
He (third base)

He? I Don't Know plays third base.

JohnBasedowYoda
12-23-2005, 12:09 AM
there was a thread a while back on this, with some great replies. i tried finding it to no avail

ShoelessJoeS
12-23-2005, 12:28 AM
Sloppy Thurston

TornLabrum
12-23-2005, 12:52 AM
Fats Fothergill

mike squires
12-23-2005, 01:06 AM
Can't believe this guy hasn't been mentioned!!!
Biff Pocoroba

mike squires
12-23-2005, 01:10 AM
Jut saw on line a guy had a Biff card going for 35 dollars and listed himas a Braves all time great!!!

bigfoot
12-23-2005, 05:18 AM
Minnie Minoso:D:

mrs. hendu
12-23-2005, 10:39 AM
Surprised noone has mentioned Early Wynn. What else could you want in a pitchers name?

Awesome! :D:

VenturaSoxFan23
12-26-2005, 01:49 PM
(Clarence) "Boots" Poffenberger
Onix Conception
Dan Quisenberry
Johnny Bench - as a catcher, he always looked like he was sitting down

The coolest one of all:
Hank Aaron - simple, yet fittingly, the first man listed in the Baseball Encyclopedia :D:

dugwood31
12-26-2005, 03:53 PM
Wily Mo Pena
Raul Casanova
Ambiorix Burgos
JJ Putz
Milton Bradley

Don't forget 2/5's of the Yankees starting rotation last year,
Randy Johnson and Wang

D. TODD
12-26-2005, 06:30 PM
Ceasar Geranimo

TommyJohn
12-26-2005, 09:02 PM
I forgot about Clyde Kluttz and Sibby Sisti.

brewcrew/chisox
12-26-2005, 09:54 PM
Catfish Hunter

Gorman Thomas

Robin Yount

Cecil Fielder

Rudy Law
12-26-2005, 10:34 PM
How About Rusty Kuntz....Its not just a great baseball name..Its a great name.....That is his real name..Look it up....1970's

OG4LIFE
12-26-2005, 11:32 PM
i cant believe no one has mentioned...

ANDY

VAN

SLYKE

DocWolf
12-27-2005, 12:27 AM
Dent, and his wife's name is Stormy! Classic.

wilburaga
12-27-2005, 11:15 AM
A couple of ex-Sox...

Johnny Dickshot
Calvin Coolidge Julius Caesar Tuskahoma McLish


W

SOXSINCE'70
12-27-2005, 12:33 PM
Yogi Berra
Mickey Mantle
Roger Maris
Larry Sherry (and his brother,Norm.
Yes,I know it rhymes).
Don Drysdale
Sandy Koufax
Claude Osteen
Dick Allen
Red Schoendiest(sp??)
Dizzy Dean
Honus Wagner
Cy Young
Maury Wills
and even though it's been used,
Joe Charbonneau .
Oh yeah, Mark "the Bird" Fidyrich.

Wsoxmike59
12-27-2005, 07:37 PM
My alltime favorite baseball name has got to be:

TOMMY JOHN

Honorable Mentions To:

Rocky Colovito
Tito Francona
Nellie Fox
"Little Looie" Aparicio
"Wee Willie" Keeler
Mickey Mantle
Babe Ruth
Ted Williams
Duke Snider
Chipper Jones
Dave Chalk
Clete Boyer
Bob Locker
Waite Hoyt
Whitey Ford
Van Lingle Mungo
Coot Veal
Preacher Roe
Fergie Jenkins
Fred Lynn
Goose Gossage
Warren Spahn
Chief Bender
Lefty Grove
Woodie Held
Vic Power
Carlton Fisk
Tommie Agee
Nolan Ryan
Campy Campaneris
Cesar Tovar
Harmon Killebrew
Jose Cruz
Pumpsie Green
Bo Belinsky
Billy Bruton
Cleon Jones
LeRon Lee
Dick Schofield
Jeff Bagwell
Willie Mays Aikens
Vance and Vernon Law
Lymon Bostock
Ken Griffey Jr
Rico Petrocelli
Tito Fuentes
Dick Dietz
Sal Bando
Butch Hobson
Bob Walk
Mel Harder
Johnny Sain
Julian Javier
Willie Kamm
Mudcat Grant



and of course.......my signature below. : )

soxinem1
01-03-2006, 10:00 PM
I cannot believe I didn't think of this one, my brother had to remind me. This guy's name just made him sound like a star......

Eric Soderholm

travelinman89
01-03-2006, 10:49 PM
How 'bout ex-sox player Ozzie Osborn.

TheBull
01-03-2006, 11:01 PM
Bob Owchinko

Bob pitched for the Padres when the Yakult Swallows shared their spring training facility for the first few weeks of camp. Owchinko sounds like the Japanese word for "male unit." When the Padres played the Swallows, the Japanese broadcasters reportedly had to call Bob by another surname.

TornLabrum
01-03-2006, 11:16 PM
Edible players:

Peanuts Lowrey
Cookie Lavagetto
Mark Lemongello

wsox3505
01-04-2006, 01:44 AM
1. "oil can" boyd
2. eddie gadell
3. chris snopek :D:

Deuce
01-04-2006, 09:22 AM
I Don't Know plays third base.Me neither. :redneck

Deuce
01-04-2006, 09:25 AM
Sean "Dingle" Berry

soxinem1
01-04-2006, 02:57 PM
Bob Owchinko

Bob pitched for the Padres when the Yakult Swallows shared their spring training facility for the first few weeks of camp. Owchinko sounds like the Japanese word for "male unit." When the Padres played the Swallows, the Japanese broadcasters reportedly had to call Bob by another surname.

Bob was actually a former White Sox farmhand in the mid-80's!

rm0824
01-04-2006, 05:19 PM
Pete Incaviglia
Mike Pagliarulo
Hector Villanueva
Nelson Santovena
Kurt Bevacqua
Onix Concepcion
Buddy Biancalana
Dale Sveum

Dan Mega
01-04-2006, 05:31 PM
Milton Bradley
Coco Crisp
Dummy Hoy!

johnr1note
01-06-2006, 05:35 PM
Along with John Boccabella (already mentioned) has to go Enzo Hernandez!

SOXintheBURGH
01-06-2006, 07:13 PM
Don Aase

Honorable Mention:
Who (first base)
What (second base)
He (third base)

I had a baseball card of Don Aase on my old fridge at school.

I wrote a little cartoon word bubble coming out if his mouth that says "I got a sweet aase."

This was also next to my friend's drunken love letter to Todd Helton professing his admiration to his favorite player.

we be jake
01-06-2006, 07:19 PM
Harry "Suitcase" Simpson was a favorite of mine. Can you guess how/ why he got his name?

we be jake
01-06-2006, 07:25 PM
[quote=slavko]Wonder why his father Peter Marshall of Hollywood Squares fame didn't use his real name on TV?
peter la cock-- i see why he changed it!! LOL :cool: we be jake

soxinem1
01-06-2006, 07:28 PM
[quote=slavko]Wonder why his father Peter Marshall of Hollywood Squares fame didn't use his real name on TV?
peter la cock-- i see why he changed it!! LOL :cool: we be jake

But his son, Pete La Cock, the former cub and Royal, did not.

Peter LaCock (pronounced LIKOCK), the perfect porn name.

we be jake
01-06-2006, 07:31 PM
How about BUCKY DENT ? Or NELLIE FOX ? Both names just sound like baseball players. Also, my alltime fav is probably MINNIE MINOSO.

Stroker Ace
01-06-2006, 11:55 PM
How about former sox Rusty Kuntz.:tongue:That's my choice.

Banix12
01-07-2006, 04:57 AM
"Live Oak" Taylor
And we keep hearing about Dummy Hoy but how about Dummy Taylor?

IUPeterman
01-09-2006, 03:09 PM
:tomatoaward

Dolly
01-09-2006, 03:35 PM
I've always liked Tino Martinez for some reason.... just kind of rolls off the tongue.

gobears1987
01-09-2006, 04:59 PM
Kevin Walker

Xx i am error xX
01-09-2006, 06:54 PM
Choo Freeman (http://www.baseball-reference.com/f/freemch01.shtml) (Guess who sponsored him? :D:)

Ambiorix Burgos

delben91
01-09-2006, 08:33 PM
Wily Mo Pena
Raul Casanova
Ambiorix Burgos
JJ Putz
Milton Bradley

Don't forget 2/5's of the Yankees starting rotation last year,
Randy Johnson and Wang

I recall a broadcast on the YES network last year where they were facing yet another shuffling of the rotation and the announcers were saying, "So it'll either be Small/Wang or Small/Johnson."

:redface:

TornLabrum
01-09-2006, 08:35 PM
Another edible name: Soup Campbell.

LongLiveFisk
01-09-2006, 09:36 PM
My choices are Catfish Hunter, Babe Ruth, Shoeless Joe Jackson, Ty Cobb, Carlton Fisk, Rollie Fingers, John Cangelosi (that name always rolled off the tongue), and for some reason, I really dig Rico Petrocelli. :redneck

By the way, how come no one wants to be called "Lefty" anymore? Now that was a true baseball nickname back in the day! :D:

I-55_Series
01-10-2006, 12:13 AM
Hi,

My fav has always been

Sterling Hitchcock

only b/c it's such a classic American name. For the more prurient interest,

Stubby Clapp

And for Mike Shannon's pronunciation,

Placido Polanco

Al
(As in World Series, btw.)