Category Archives: funny names in baseball

The best humorous names in baseball history, brought to you (mostly) by Rob and Mark.

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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Funny Names in The News 51, It’s Sicnarf by a Loopstok!

Well I’ll be hornswoggled, it’s FNITN Friday! Whoop dee doo! Today’s Funny Names in the News is a very special one! I’ll let Moniker Madness Mark, our minor league baseball names correspondent, explain why: “The annual Minor League Baseball Moniker … Continue reading

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Sicnarf Loopstok, Stryker Trahan and Minor League Moniker Madness–Down the Stretch They Come! (VOTE)

“Who’s on first.”–Bud Abbott “Opera in English makes about as much sense as baseball in Italian”–H.L. Mencken A common ongoing discussion, in baseball, involves the comparison of the players of one era with those of another.  Who was better? Is … Continue reading

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Wonderful Terrific Monds III and Moniker Madness

“Can’t anyone here play this game?”–Casey Stengel Question:  What do Roughned Odor, Zealous Wheeler, Caleb Bushyhead, Michael Goodnight and Tuffy Gosewisch have in common? Answer:  They are just five of the 63 also-rans in the 2012 Minor League Baseball Moniker … Continue reading

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Funny Named Ballplayers on Film OR: What Happens When Amb Tries to Talk About Sports

Well good morning, sports fans! It’s Wednesday, which means that it must be time for another post about funny names in baseball. For those of you who were looking forward to hanging out with Rob this morning, I’m sorry to … Continue reading

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