the greatest baseball names of all time Next to early blues and jazz musicians, and maybe pirates, baseball players have the greatest names ever. Their names are often so great that people don't believe they are real. I'm not limiting this to given birth names. That would eliminate half the fun.
These are the greatest:
Boog Powell Heathcliff Slocumb Skeeter Barnes Cannonball Titcomb Dick Pole Tug McGraw Vida Blue Urban Shocker Rusty Kuntz Gaylord Perry Goose Gossage Tim Spooneybarger Mookie Wilson Razor Shines Pickles Dillhoefer Enos Slaughter Oil Can Boyd Pie Traynor Jung Bong Red Ruffing Geronimo Berroa Sid Bream Van Lingle Mungo Rollie Fingers Chili Davis Pop Lloyd Blue Moon Odom Jimmy Gobble Grover Cleveland Alexander Sixto Lezcano Orval Overall Mule Suttles Turkey Stearnes Ducky Medwick Storm Davis Bip Roberts Stubby Clapp Dick Braggins Nap Gulley Al Kaline Ping Bodie Oyster Burns Biff Pocoroba Kenesaw Mountain Landis Honus Wagner Cornelius McGillicuddy Bud Weiser Coco Crisp Snuffy Stirnwiess Junior Felix Mark Lemongello Milton Bradley Catfish Hunter Bunny Brief Frank Stubbs Mordecai "Three Finger" Brown Early Wynn Pokey Reese Cool Papa Bell Rac Slider Dizzy Dean Heinie Manush Chet Lemon Moose McCormick Boof Bonser Gookie Dawkins