Author Archives: Rob

About Rob

Huge San Diego Padres fan, working as an economic consultant in Pasadena, CA. Contributor to the Funny Names Blog. funnynamesblog.wordpress.com

Rave for Dave, Fri-Dayve Edition

What up home dogs! It is I, Rob, returning to the blog to honor a very special person – my brother Dave!  As teenagers, Dave and I realized we had a great affinity for people with awesome names. Dave, of … Continue reading

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Dizzy Dean, Daffy Dean and the Gashouse Gang

Well, today’s the day…Hall of Fame election day.  Going in, no doubt, will be Braves greats Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine.  We’ll see who else ends up in there. Speaking of Hall of Famers (and particularly Hall of Fame pitchers), let’s … Continue reading

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Francis Jonard Labiak, and Some Really Weird Wrestling Stories

As some of you may know, I am a huge wrestling fan, and have been for many years. I have a disturbingly large amount of knowledge about the world’s greatest pseudo-sport and have a true appreciation for the men and … Continue reading

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Fish Wars! (And Mullets Too!) – Funny Baseball Names (Repost)

Due to some unforeseen circumstances (namely a “fire drill” at work – basically an urgent task requiring lots of hours of work in a very short time frame) I have not been able to do much but work and sleep … Continue reading

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Movember, Baseball Style!

By popular demand (and by popular demand, I mean at the request of one somewhat dorky, lovable, peanut butter eating, Dave loving Canadian – none other than, you guessed it, Amber Lavitt), I have decided to do a Movember-dedicated post. … Continue reading

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