Topic: Names

December 12, 2013

Rougned Odor has one of the strangest and very best names that baseball has seen in a very long time. He also happens to be good enough that fans will have to learn how to say it.

August 17, 2012


Josh Willingham has had an excellent season in Minnesota. However he hits, though, Willingham boasts one of baseball's foremost meat-compound surname. Here, for your consideration, are several of his meat-compound forebears, from Rick Eagerbeef to Al Turkee-Upforit.

June 5, 2012

Most of the players drafted by Major League Baseball teams will never see a big league roster, or appear on a top ten prospects list. But we can at least enjoy them when they stand out in other, perhaps less intended, ways. 

May 4, 2012

Which are the best horses in the Kentucky Derby? We can't tell you that. We can, however, tell you which ones have the best names. The good, the great, and the super-weird (same difference), ranked.

March 7, 2012

You probably knew there'd be a college football recruit named Raekwon McMillan someday. But this soon?