GREAT SPORTS NICKNAMES

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    My favorite is Serge Ibaka...DR. NASTY!
    Paul Pierce...THE TRUTH
    Jerome Williams...Junkyard Dog
    Or anything Shaq, especially the Big Aristotle!

     
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    Air- Jordan Magic- Earvin Johnson, is it even a nickname anymore? Charlie Hustle- Pete Rose I thought Ed Reed was junkyard dog? Not that's he's really earned a nickname in the NFL, but after hearing Ebner's nickname I was sold- Wardaddy
     
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    Air- Jordan Magic- Earvin Johnson, is it even a nickname anymore? Charlie Hustle- Pete Rose I thought Ed Reed was junkyard dog? Not that's he's really earned a nickname in the NFL, but after hearing Ebner's nickname I was sold- Wardaddy
    Posted by shenanigan


    Could be, I was referring to the guy who played for the Pistons and Raptors in the 90s and early 2000s
     
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    Greatest of all time - Tom Brady
     
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    The best nickname of all time is the former Patriot, Vincent Brown's..... "The UnderTaker"
     
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    The Babe - Ruth
    The Splendid Splinter - Williams
    Georgia Peach - Cobb
    Night Train - Bobby Lane
    Louisiana Lightning - Guidry
    Big Papi - Dave
    Pistol Pete Maravich
    Yogi Berra
    Shoeless Joe Jackson
    The Brockton Bomber - Marciano
    Galloping Ghost - Red Grange
    The Four Horsemen - ND backfield

    Fast Eddie Felson
    Sam "Mayday" Malone

    and how about twinkle toes flintstone?
     
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    Megatron Hands down

    I would also vote for "Kung Fu Panda"
     
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    Elroy "Crazylegs" Hirsch.
     
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    Dr. J The Whirling Dervish
    Mark The Bird Fidrych
    Bill "Spaceman" Lee (definitely at the Derby tomorrow)
    Dennis Oil Can Boyd

    Houston Rocket Larry Smith; Mr. Mean

    Never Nervous Pervis Ellison; IR = Out Of Service Pervis.
    Sadaharah Oh "Mr. Sayonara"
    Eddie Murray; Black Belt Murray

    Jim Brown's  nickname was also Jim Brown.
     
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    He Hates Me
     
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    Harold the "Galloping Ghost" Grange



     
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    In Response to Re: GREAT SPORTS NICKNAMES:
    The Babe - Ruth The Splendid Splinter - Williams Georgia Peach - Cobb Night Train - Bobby Lane Louisiana Lightning - Guidry Big Papi - Dave Pistol Pete Maravich Yogi Berra Shoeless Joe Jackson The Brockton Bomber - Marciano Galloping Ghost - Red Grange The Four Horsemen - ND backfield Fast Eddie Felson Sam "Mayday" Malone and how about twinkle toes flintstone?
    Posted by SouthSt


         Marciano was "The Brockton Blockbuster"...Night Train was the nickname for Detroit Lions' DB, Dick "Night Train" Lane...not for Lions' QB Bobby Lane. 

         There was also "Bullet" Bob Hayes, Deion "Prime Time" Sanders, "Mean" Joe Greene, Ed "Too Tall" Jones, "Broadway" Joe Namath, "Sudden" Sam McDowell, Mariano Rivera, a/k/a "The Sand Man", "The Iron Horse" Lou Gehrig, Riddick "Big Daddy" Bowe; "Sugar" Ray Robinson and Leonard, "Smokin'" Joe Frazier, "The Golden Boy" Oscar DelaHoya; "Hands of Stone" Roberto Duran, and, some of my favorites..."Crazy" Luke Graham, George "The Animal" Steele, "The Heartbreak Kid" Shawn Michaels, Bret "The Hitman" Hart, "The Italian Stallion" Rocky Balboa, "Stone Cold" Steve Austin, and "The Nature Boy" Ric Flair.   
     
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    Do you think he's called Megatron because in the end he always loses?
     
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    So did the kid whose sister promised to name her kid Megatron if he got 1 million likes on Facebook ever win that thing?















     
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    He Hates Me
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    i thought it was "he hate me"
     
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    "Juice"
     
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    Carlton "Pudge" Fisk
    Rick "The Rooster" Burleson
    Luis "El Tiante"
     
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    In Response to Re: GREAT SPORTS NICKNAMES : just remembered Al Hrabosky "The Mad Hungarian"
    Posted by JintsFan


         Here's 30 more:

    1.) "The Mail Man" Karl Malone (because he always delivers!);

    2.) Charles Barkley, a/k/a "The Round Mound of Rebound";

    3.) Walt Frazier, a/k/a "Clyde";

    4.) Jeff Ruland and Ricky Mahorn, a/k/a "McFilthy" and "McNasty";

    5.) "The Doctor" Julius Erving; 

    6.) John "Blue Moon" Odom;

    7.) James "Catfish" Hunter;

    8.) Reggie Jackson, a/k/a "Mr. October"

    9.) Dave Winfield, a/k/a "Mr. May"...LOL!!!

    10.) Kevin Youkilous, a/k/a "The Greek God of Walks";

    11.) Joe DiMaggio, a/k/a "Joltin' Joe", a/k/a "The Yankee Clipper", a/k/a "Mr. Coffee"

    12.) "Spaceman" Bill Lee;

    13.) Don Zimmer, a/k/a "The Gerbel";

    14.) Ron Cey, a/k/a "The Penguin";

    15.) John "Boog" Powell";

    16.) Babe Ruth, a/k/a "The Bambino". a/k/a "The Sultan of Swat";

    17.) Walt "No Neck" Williams;

    18.) Sal Maglie, a/k/a "The Barber";

    19.) Dick Radatz, a/k/a "The Monster";

    20.) Ken Harrelson, a/k/a "The Hawk";

    21.) Dick Stuart, a/k/a "Doctor Strangeglove";

    22.) Kenny "The Snake" Stabler;

    23.) Ray "Sugar Bear" Hamilton;

    24.) O.J. Simpson, a/k/a "The Juice";

    25.) Mark Bavaro, a/k/a "Rambo";

    26.) Ted Hendricks, a/k/a "The Mad Stork";

    27.) Reggie White, a/k/a "The Minister of Defense".

    28.) Craig "Iron Head" Heyward;

    29.) Earl Campbell; a/k/a "The Tyler Rose";

    30.) Otis Sistrunk, from the "University of Mars" 
     
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    el tiante, my favorite sox ever.....
     
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    Robert "Tractor" Traylor 
    Stu "The Grim Reaper" Grimson
    Bob Probert and Joey Kocur "The Bruise Brothers"
    Wendel Clark "Captain Crunch"
    Wayne Gretzky "The Great One"


     
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    I can't believe we forgot "The Greatest Hitter Who Ever Lived",
    "The Splendid Splinter", Ted "Teddy Ballgame" Williams
     
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    Jim Catfish Hunter

    John Blue Moon Odem

    Thomas Hit Man Hearns

    The Sultan of Swat-George Herman Ruth

    One of my favorites, Dr. Strangeglove-Dick Stuart.
     
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