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Special Sunday Edition: Moniker Madness Time!

“Every time I sign a ball I thank my lucky stars I wasn’t born Covelski or Wambgnass or Peckingpaugh”–Mel Ott Ol’ Mr. Ott may be happy for not being any of the names above,  but he never would have won … 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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