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What's in a name?




Throught the annals of history, many a name has spoken strongly of an athlete's ability to dominate their game.  For the sake of it, I am saying that the names I am listing were great because their mama's and papa's bestowed them with the name of a champion!

Baseball names of the past and present that I have admired with big guy names:  Boog Powell (Definitely could work in a steel mill shaping steel), Babe Ruth (A classic), Bo Jackson (This guy was compared to a wild boar once), Frank Howard (He sounds mean and big and bad), Ryan Howard (Sounds like the foreman to a wrecking crew), Lance Berkman (I just think he looks like his name.  Like a big-barrelled baseball bat), Hack Wilson (Probably took a big hack), Hammerin' Hank Aaron (The guy is referenced in a Chuck Berry song and hammers can do damage) Phil Coke (Only a reliever, but his name offers many comments), Clayton Kershaw (His name sounds like strikeouts to me.  And Texas), Nate Mclouth (Almost could be Mclout!)

Notable Mentions:  Frank House, George "Ox" Eckhardt. Not great players, but their names gave them the potential.

Feel free to vote on this poll, or add some of your favorite athlete names, any sport is fine.  It's all in good fun and what else can we do until spring training?

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