Ben Tausig is a PhD candidate in ethnomusicology at NYU, specializing in the sound/music of protest in Thailand, and also a crossword author and editor. Like most ethnomusicologist-cruciverbalists, he goes to Indians spring training every year he can, and sometimes records it.
For a dozen years, including six wildly up-and-down seasons with the Cleveland Indians, a man who was not named Fausto Carmona pitched under the name Fausto Carmona. The material reasons why he did this are clear enough. The rest is complicated.