What's the Weirdest name in the MLB?

Discussion in 'Baseball' started by Rios15, Sep 1, 2007.

  1. Rios15

    Rios15 Guest

    What do you think is the weirdest name in the MLB? I think the weirdest name is CoCo Crisp, who names their kid CoCo. LOL:lol:
     

  2. Millz

    Millz Lance Catamaran Staff Member V.I.P.

    Vladimir Guerrero

    I mean seriously. A Russian first name and a hispanic last name? Just so odd
     
  3. Merc

    Merc Certified Shitlord V.I.P. Lifetime

    Milton Bradley

    Probably just because it's the toy company name. By the way, Coco is only a nickname. His real name is Covelli.
     
  4. redsoxocd

    redsoxocd living on the border

    I have to agree with Milton Bradley, I mean everytime I hear his name it makes me think of my little brothers games and toys
     
  5. natnsoxfan

    natnsoxfan Guest

    Coco isn't his actual name, it was a nickname given to him by his grandma, his actual name is Covelli, which still isn't exactly a normal name.

    Historically I would go by a player with the name of Cletus Elwood "Boots" Poffenberger. He was a little known right handed reliever back in the late 30's, the only reason I know about him is because I was looking up strange baseball player names one day and his was one of the first ones to pop up.

    http://www.baseball-reference.com/p/poffebo01.shtml

    Today, I would say Jarrod Saltalamacchia.
     
  6. Hoosier_Daddy

    Hoosier_Daddy Registered Member

    My favorite baseball player's names came from Div-1 NCAA.


    Oklahoma pitcher - Bucky Buckles

    Oklahoma outfielder - Chip Glass


    There was another player, but I can't recall what team he played for.

    Rusty Kuntz.



    Hoosier.
     
  7. Babe_Ruth

    Babe_Ruth Sultan of Swat Staff Member V.I.P.

    There's a lot of players out there that have weird names, and I personally believe Prince Fielder is a pretty unique name, there's not a lot of people named Prince has there real name. Also think Magglio Ordonez is pretty weird. I am not saying Ordonez is weird but Magglio is pretty odd.
     
  8. Fireball

    Fireball Registered Member

    I always thougth Randy Johnson was kind of funny. I mean, think about it...Randy, like an adjective....and then Johnson. Gross!
    :p
     
  9. jtur88

    jtur88 Guest

    I think the general consensus among baseball people that Van Lingle Mungo is the all time champ. Stubby Clapp was good. but the truly great names were players who used their real name, which was itself memorable. Nicknames should not count, nor should great names that the player forsook in favor of a nickname. Like Debs Garms and Coaker Triplett, and Eli Grba. We have no way of knowing which Japanese names are more weird than the others.
     
  10. The guy who went to the rangers in the texiera deal, saltalammachia? or something.
     

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