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Here at the Hall of Names, we take all challenges seriously, such as this one, posted during our little downtime period and reproduced here in case you missed it:
    Mike Green - Wednesday, February 22 2006 @ 11:07 AM EST (#141427)
    [Feb. 22] is also J.J. Putz's birthday. In honour of bureacratic delays, I thought that we might work on an all-insult Hall of Names. Lefty (Goofy) Gomez and Phil Paine would be all right, although Putz gets the gold so far in insult value...
William "Dummy" Hoy seems obvious, and though he was a fine Brett Butler/Willie Wilson-type OF for 14 years, believe it or not ...

... he may not even have been the best of the six MLB players nicknamed "Dummy" -- that honour may go to RHSP Luther "Dummy" Taylor, a 116-106 hurler (and 1904 21-game winner) in nine years, mostly with the Giants.

And as always, we prefer legitimate first/given or last/family names here at the Hall of Names. So while Dummy Taylor opens the door for RHP Jake "Jerky" Northrup and OF Johnny "Ugly" Dickshot, we would prefer ... uh ... this is difficult!

What we're looking for: insulting names, not just funny-sounding words. If you could say in moderate but legitimate anger to someone, "You're a(n) ********" then THAT'S a winner!!

However, though Mr. Ugly above qualifies thanks to his nickname, his last/family name, though unfortunate with the retrospect of changing slang, does not qualify; we are NOT looking for the Don Aases of the world. (Wait, that might be a good one. Here's the acid test: can you imagine Jamie Campbell saying it on the air? If not, don't post it here.)

So, nicknames are okay. Given and family names are better. Whatchagot, Bauxites? (Just keep it clean!)

Hall of Names Challenge: You &^%$#@!!! | 16 comments | Create New Account
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Fawaz - Thursday, February 23 2006 @ 10:09 PM EST (#141461) #
Surely by now Bucky Dent has legally changed his middle name to 'bleeping'.

Oh yes, Rusty Kuntz. That is all.
Fawaz - Thursday, February 23 2006 @ 10:11 PM EST (#141462) #
I struggled over whether that qualifies or not, but the first/last name synergy begged for a mention.
smcs - Thursday, February 23 2006 @ 10:29 PM EST (#141464) #
Tony Suck
Sophoric - Thursday, February 23 2006 @ 10:38 PM EST (#141465) #
John "Way Back" Wasdin maybe. It insults him anyway.
Geoff - Thursday, February 23 2006 @ 11:02 PM EST (#141466) #
King Ryan - Thursday, February 23 2006 @ 11:18 PM EST (#141468) #
Of course, you could probably do an all-Dick team.
VBF - Thursday, February 23 2006 @ 11:24 PM EST (#141469) #
Paul Assenmacher could be a valuable piece of the bullpen.
6-4-3 - Thursday, February 23 2006 @ 11:36 PM EST (#141470) #
If you want a HOFer, you can add Lou "Biscuit Pants" Gehrig. Good thing Iron Horse was the nickname that is generally remembered.

Hugh "Losing Pitcher" Mulcahy needs to make the team. With consecutive seasons of 10-20, 9-16, and 13-22, he probably deserved the name.

Bruce "Fatso" Sloan and his somewhat decent season with the New York Giants could be an outfielder.
Hartley - Thursday, February 23 2006 @ 11:58 PM EST (#141471) #
I have a name that should be on your list.

Johnny Dickshot His nickname was UGLY

He played in the 1930's and 1940's for the Pirates,Giants and White Sox.

Hartley - Friday, February 24 2006 @ 12:02 AM EST (#141472) #
Didn't realize Johnny Dickshot was already mentioned.

How about Phillies allstar Willie "Puddin Head" Jones ?
3RunHomer - Friday, February 24 2006 @ 09:52 AM EST (#141478) #
Peter Schmuck could write a column about this names team.

Still waiting for that "Schmuck interviews Putz" headline in my local paper.
Joe - Friday, February 24 2006 @ 10:57 AM EST (#141480) #
If I think back to my elementary school days, Gaylord Perry could slot into the front of this team's rotation quite nicely.
GreenMonster - Friday, February 24 2006 @ 04:20 PM EST (#141498) #
I would add Fred "Bonehead" Merkle and Bill "Goober" Zuber.
Original Ryan - Friday, February 24 2006 @ 08:24 PM EST (#141503) #
Former Blue Jay Mickey Klutts might qualify. A couple of unremarkable players from the 1800's, Tom Poorman and Jay Faatz, deserve to be mentioned for their unique surnames.
eeleye - Saturday, February 25 2006 @ 01:10 AM EST (#141504) #
I recall seeing in Maxim last year posting a funny headline, that is real.... "Colon takes a pounding"
Anders - Sunday, February 26 2006 @ 03:12 PM EST (#141544) #
Butts Wagner, Honus' brother would make the grade, I would think. He's a lousy player, too.
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