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    Re: The Best Nicknames In The World of Baseball

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    How about ...

    "Gentleman William of Chester"



    For a few years, he was a teammate of ...


    "Biddy" and "Little Nie"



    "Biddy" is the HOF'er, John Alexander McPhee.
    "Little Nie" is Hugh Nicol. (All 5'4" of him)


    So ... "Gentleman William of Chester" ... who would this be?

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    An undefeated pitcher -- as a Yankee


    Ewell "Death on Vacation" Blackwell

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    Re: The Best Nicknames In The World of Baseball

    Quote Originally Posted by Dave Visbeck View Post
    "Biddy" is the HOF'er, John Alexander McPhee.
    "Little Nie" is Hugh Nicol. (All 5'4" of him)


    So ... "Gentleman William of Chester" ... who would this be?

    "Gentleman William of Chester," is .......... Billy Serad

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    Re: The Best Nicknames In The World of Baseball

    Who is this player?


    "Swedish Wonder"

    King Kelly wishes he would have stuck around longer.

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    Re: The Best Nicknames In The World of Baseball

    "The Flying Dutchman" - Honus Wagner
    "The Big Six," "The Christian Gentleman" - Christy Mathewson
    "Old Pete" - Grover Cleveland Alexander
    "The Duke of Flatbush" - Duke Snider
    "The Meal Ticket" - Carl Hubbell
    "The Reading Rifle" - Carl Furillo
    At least the Giants won the Super Bowl.

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    Re: The Best Nicknames In The World of Baseball

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    An undefeated pitcher -- as a Yankee


    Ewell "Death on Vacation" Blackwell
    I only remember one nickname for this guy: "The Buggy Whip." Something about his arm action.

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    Re: The Best Nicknames In The World of Baseball

    Who was called "Plowboy" on the Yankees?

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    Does anyone know who was called ...

    "Old Blubber"


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    Re: The Best Nicknames In The World of Baseball

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    Who was called "Plowboy" on the Yankees?
    Tom Morgan

    Quote Originally Posted by Dave Visbeck View Post



    Does anyone know who was called ...

    "Old Blubber"


    ?
    CC Sabathia?

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    Re: The Best Nicknames In The World of Baseball

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    Tom Morgan

    CC Sabathia?

    Tom Morgan is correct.

    CC Sabathia is a no.

    "Old Blubber" is one from over 50 years ago.

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    Re: The Best Nicknames In The World of Baseball

    Pat Malone

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    Re: The Best Nicknames In The World of Baseball

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    Pat Malone
    Right on the nose, Mike!

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    Re: The Best Nicknames In The World of Baseball

    Anyone heard of ?? ...


    "Old Man Froggy"

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    Re: The Best Nicknames In The World of Baseball

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    Anyone heard of ?? ...


    "Old Man Froggy"

    is Lefty O'Doul

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    "Jack the Ripper"

    Owner of 18 walk-off hits, 8 of which were home runs


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    Re: The Best Nicknames In The World of Baseball

    Jack Clark?
    Leotardo. That's my f***in' legacy... No more, Butchie. No more of this.

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    Re: The Best Nicknames In The World of Baseball

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    Jack Clark?

    Yep ... Jack Clark


    "Jack the Ripper"

    Owner of 18 walk-off hits, 8 of which were home runs

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    Re: The Best Nicknames In The World of Baseball

    How about the player with the nickname ...




    "Bad News"



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    Re: The Best Nicknames In The World of Baseball

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    Who was called "Plowboy" on the Yankees?
    A pitcher by the name of Tom Morgan.

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    Re: The Best Nicknames In The World of Baseball

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    Does "Big Head" count?
    How about Barry "obnoxious" Bonds?

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    Re: The Best Nicknames In The World of Baseball

    Who was called " No Neck"?

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    Who was called " No Neck"?
    Lemarck - Ok that's what i get for marrying a Ph D in Biology.

    Walt Williams
    Baseball is life;
    the rest is just details.

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    Re: The Best Nicknames In The World of Baseball

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    How about the player with the nickname ...




    "Bad News"



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    Bad News Galloway....
    Standings: Big Inning 32-16; Blue Cut 27-21; Shoo Fly 26-22; Husk 22-26; Frank Pierce 21-27; Iowa City 16-32.

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    Re: The Best Nicknames In The World of Baseball

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    Bad News Galloway....
    I was thinking maybe Hal Chase...
    A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored by little statesmen and philosophers and divines.
    - Barry Manilow

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    Re: The Best Nicknames In The World of Baseball

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    How about the player with the nickname ...




    "Bad News"



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    Quote Originally Posted by hardrain View Post
    Bad News Galloway....
    Your answer is right too, however, I was thinking about the player that spent most of his time with the Cleveland Indians, that player being Odell Hale.

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