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What's In A Baseball Name? Some Are More Unusual Than Others
If there’s any sport known for having players with fantastic names, it’s baseball. Many of the most iconic baseball players in MLB history came packaged with nicknames so synonymous with the player that it’s hard to imagine the man without the moniker: “Dizzy” Dean, “Babe” Ruth, “Lefty” Grove (and Lefty O’Doul, and Lefty Gomez), Ted “The Splendid Splinter” Williams, Willie “The Say Hey Kid” Mays. The list goes on and on.