Author Archives: Rob

About Rob

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

The Heroes of Fond Du Lac, Wisconsin

Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, is one of the country’s greatest three named cities. Nestled at the bottom of Lake Winnebago, the city of 43,021 is a great place to make a (motor) home. (Hah! A Winnebago pun – Jack Rebney … Continue reading

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Odd and Unusual Baseball Injuries – and a Few Unusual Names!

While not the most physical of sports, baseball and injuries go hand in hand. Nary a week goes by when a pitcher doesn’t make news for having to undergo career-saving (but season ending) Tommy John surgery. Prior to this innovative … Continue reading

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Coco Crisp

Covelli Loyce “Coco” Crisp (1979) is a big-league, switch-hitting center fielder for the Oakland A’s. Coco Crisp – yes, that’s cerealsly his name. Get it – cerealsly? Anyway, this is gonna be a pun one, folks. I hope I get … Continue reading

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Huston Street

Howdy folks. Before we get to our frivolity and fun, a serious moment… Today is obviously the anniversary of a very sad day in American history, so let’s pause for a moment to reflect back. …… Now, on to our … Continue reading

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Egyptian, Pretzels, Ice Box and Baseball

Since there’s absolutely no way I can top Amb’s awesome post last week, (I hear Canadian Tire is doing incredible business on toggle bolts this week) I’m going to stick to what I do best and write about baseball. However, … Continue reading

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