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Favorite nicknames

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Jake from State Farm, Oct 26, 2020.

  1. Jake from State Farm

    Jake from State Farm Well-Known Member

    Have we mentioned Megatron?
  2. Songbird

    Songbird Well-Known Member

    8-ball Russell
  3. TwoGloves

    TwoGloves Well-Known Member

    Sid Abel: Old Boot Nose
  4. MTM

    MTM Well-Known Member

  5. Killick

    Killick Well-Known Member

    Harry Leon "Suitcase" Simpson, baseball player who played for six different teams from 1951-59. Was traded so often, he earned the nickname.
  6. Songbird

    Songbird Well-Known Member

    Town manager here long ago had the same nickname for the same reason, Suitcase Lou.
  7. micropolitan guy

    micropolitan guy Well-Known Member

    From my recent readings: Irish Meusel; Slim Sallee; the Duke of Tralee, Roger Bresnahan; Mugsy McGraw; Germany Schaeffer; Dummy Hoy; Dummy Taylor; Ernie "The Schnoz" Lombardi; Highpockets Kelly; Prince Hal Chase; Heinie Groh, Heinie Zimmerman, Heinie Manush; Fat Freddy Fitzsimmons; Needle Pesky. And Charles "Victory" Faust, one of the most unusual stories in baseball history.
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  8. CD Boogie

    CD Boogie Well-Known Member

    The Count of Monte Fisto, that is beautiful
  9. CD Boogie

    CD Boogie Well-Known Member

    Dummy Hoy. I kid. It's an awful nickname but reflective of the times. BTW, he should probably be in the HOF
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