Entries Tagged “Sports”

Funny Names

31. Chief Nokahoma

Not terribly politically correct name of the Atlanta Brave's team mascot who, incidentally, lived in a teepee erected in the centerfield stands of Fulton County Stadium. See also Baseball, Sports, Stereotypes.

Added by Ryan on February 5, 2007| 3 Comments | You Like This |

Funny Quotes

32. "No guns. No butter. Both can kill."

Presidential campaign slogan of former baseball player Bill "Spaceman" Lee, who ran under the absurdist Rhinoceros Party ticket in 1988. See also Baseball, Politics, Sports.

Added by Dave on January 8, 2007| 3 Comments | You Like This |

Funny People

33. Melvin Turpin

Former professional basketball player nicknamed "Dinner Bell Mel". Turpin was chosen before John Stockton in the 1984 NBA draft that also included Hakeem Olajuwon, Michael Jordan, and Charles Barkley. See also Basketball, Names, Sports.

Added by Dave on December 27, 2006| 1 Comment | You Like This |

Funny Names

34. Worcester Worcesters

Former major league baseball team that played three seasons in the late 1800's. See also Baseball, Sports, Teams.

Added by Dave on December 22, 2006| 1 Comment | You Like This |

Funny Names

35. Bubbles Hargrave

Nickname of Eugene Franklin Hargrave, former professional baseball player and National League batting champion in 1926. See also Baseball, People, Sports.

Added by Dave on December 21, 2006| Comment | You Like This |

Funny Nicknames

36. He Hate Me

Running back Rod Smart wore this name on his jersey while playing in the failed alternative football league the XFL. See also Sports.

Added by Brian on November 2, 2006| 3 Comments | You Like This |