The annals of baseball history are loaded with unlikely and amusing names. Urban Shocker. Oil Can Boyd. Van Lingle Mungo. But as unusual as the monikers borne by those players of yesteryear were, they simply cannot compete with the truly outrageous names borne by some players today.
With the voting for the MLB All-Star Game finally completed and the rosters set, what follows is another list of what fans have been voting on for years: the Top 15 player names that sound most ludicrous.
Only current players were deemed eligible for this list—so sorry, Garth Iorg. Our apologies, Ducky Medwick. But you can’t compete.
Throw out your spell-check, ladies and gentlemen. Here comes the list.