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Dedans Penthouse
11-30-2009, 11:32 AM
Can you think of any players with distinctive names (can be cool names, wierd names, whatever)?

Basketball: Mookie Blaylock, NBA guard (also used by Pearl Jam as a name)
Football: Cosmo Iacavazzi, Princeton NCAA HOF RB (pronounced: yah-ko-vazzi)
Tennis: Slobodan "Bobo" Zivojinovic
Baseball: Dusty Rhodes

FedererForehand
11-30-2009, 11:44 AM
Willie Getup - Boxing :)

ChipNCharge
11-30-2009, 11:47 AM
Anna Smashnova -- tennis

albino smurf
11-30-2009, 11:47 AM
Rollie Fingers
Misty Hyman
Appollo Ohno

r2473
11-30-2009, 12:06 PM
John Smith

Breaker
11-30-2009, 01:04 PM
Neville Neville and his sons the chuckle brothers.

maverick66
11-30-2009, 01:08 PM
Dick Butkus.

jamesblakefan#1
11-30-2009, 01:36 PM
World B. Free

Dick Trickle

Fuzzy Zoeller

Sweetpea Whitaker

Butterbean

Kimbo Slice

max
11-30-2009, 01:57 PM
Oilcan Boyd.

jones101
11-30-2009, 02:22 PM
Kittipong Wachiramanowong

http://www.atpworldtour.com/Tennis/Players/Wa/K/Kittipong-Wachiramanowong.aspx

xr3fgb
11-30-2009, 03:20 PM
Milton Bradley
#21 Right Field, Chicago Cubs

TennisNinja
11-30-2009, 03:22 PM
Gaylord Perry, Baseball

jmverdugo
11-30-2009, 03:27 PM
Colt Cannon - Professional Skateboarder

Feņa14
11-30-2009, 03:40 PM
Isn't there a baseball player called Pujols, that sounds very much like "poo holes"? That's pretty distinctive.

CCNM
11-30-2009, 03:48 PM
Vida Blue-Baseball pitcher
I can't spell his last name but there's a former hockey star named Jeff "Book-a-boom"

mtommer
11-30-2009, 05:26 PM
Viktor Krum - Quiddtich Champion

flyinghippos101
11-30-2009, 06:19 PM
Nikolai Khabibulin

jamesblakefan#1
11-30-2009, 06:28 PM
Marcos Baghdatis is pretty distinctive. Jo-Wilfried Tsonga is as well. Not really weird names, but distinctive.

gully
11-30-2009, 07:22 PM
Peanut Louie.

gully
11-30-2009, 07:29 PM
Storm Davis, Three-Finger Brown, Tug McGraw, Coco Crisp, Rollie Fingers, Urban Shocker, Orel Hersheiser, Heathcliff Slocumb, Cool Papa Bell, Catfish Hunter, Pee Wee Reese, Candy Maldonado, Goose Gossage, Kenesaw Mountain Landis, Cornelius McGillicuddy, Dizzy Dean, Pokey Reese, Sixto Lezcano, Turbo Estomago

(Okay, I made that last one up in a baseball story I wrote once. But the national pastime has a hella lotta great names.)

tenniskid567
11-30-2009, 09:02 PM
oops double post

Vermillion
11-30-2009, 09:25 PM
Kittipong Wachiramanowong

http://www.atpworldtour.com/Tennis/Players/Wa/K/Kittipong-Wachiramanowong.aspx

Git-Ti-Pong Wa-Chi-Ra-Ma-No-Wong

Not too bad.

tenniskid567
11-30-2009, 09:30 PM
Coco Crisp (my favorite)
Yogi Berra
Todd Weiner
Chris Weinke
O.J. Mayo
Cadlillac Williams
T.J. Slaughter

ZoomUltraflight
11-30-2009, 09:47 PM
Mister Alexander, Florida Sate Football team---only known due to the fact they played against UF on national TV

dParis
11-30-2009, 10:09 PM
I like this thread.

Branch McCracken - IU basketball coach
Dick Pohl - MLB pitching coach
Zinedine Zindane - French footballer (any other sporter w/ZZ initials?)
Rusty Kuntz - MLB
Radek Bonk - NHL
Butros Butros Ghali - UN keeper

albino smurf
12-01-2009, 08:43 AM
Dizzy and Daffy Dean

LuckyR
12-01-2009, 11:17 AM
Vida Blue-Baseball pitcher


The only player I know who had his first name on his jersey...

jamesblakefan#1
12-01-2009, 12:33 PM
KAKA

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Bengals1
12-01-2009, 12:41 PM
There was an offensive lineman that played for BYU and then the Cowboys named Glen Titensor, pronounced "Tight n' sore."

How'd you like to be Mrs. Titensor?:twisted:

Then there's Ryan Succop of the Kansas City Cheifs. Pronounced "Suck-up."

I mean, c'mon!

maddogz32
12-01-2009, 02:10 PM
chad ochocinco

007
12-02-2009, 05:17 AM
Lake Speed (ex-NASCAR driver)

Mookie Wilson (ex-MLB'er)

Haaken Loob (ex-NHL'er)

Peerless Price (ex-NFL'er)

Breaker
12-02-2009, 10:11 AM
David Seaman - Arsenal/Man City Goalkeeper.

No one knows how he ever kept a clean sheet!