Baseball Player Nicknames #1

Guess the Major League players who were given these famous nicknames.
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Last updated: October 24, 2017
First submittedJuly 8, 2012
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Average score55.0%
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The Bambino
Babe Ruth
The Georgia Peach
Ty Cobb
Big Papi
David Ortiz
Mr. October
Reggie Jackson
Mr. November
Derek Jeter
The Say Hey Kid
Willie Mays
The Splendid Splinter
Ted Williams
The Man of Steal
Rickey Henderson
The Big Unit
Randy Johnson
Hideki Matsui
The Big Hurt
Frank Thomas
Crime Dog
Fred McGriff
The Rocket
Roger Clemens
Charlie Hustle
Pete Rose
Lenny Dykstra
Three Finger
Mordecai Brown
Joltin' Joe
Joe DiMaggio
El Duque
Orlando Hernandez
The Bird
Mark Fidrych
Jim Hunter
Level 39
Jul 17, 2012
what about the train or the man or dizzy?
Level 71
Apr 6, 2013
Strictly speaking "the Big Train." And how about "Big Six," "Death to Flying Things" (you can look it up, as Casey Stengel used to say), "the Old Perfessor," "Ducky," "Big Poison," "Rapid Robert," "Old Pete" and so forth?
Level 81
May 15, 2014
What about Ducky Wucky!
Level 63
Aug 29, 2019
OJ Simpson should be on the list
Level 54
Aug 4, 2013
100% fun quiz
Level 63
Sep 1, 2014
What about the human eyeball?
Level 60
Feb 9, 2017
Peter Falk?
Level 43
Sep 30, 2014
The Machine! Big Mac! El Hombre! Dr.K!
Level 84
Apr 2, 2015
I thought the crime dog was McGruff. I'm terrible at sports quizzes...
Level 74
Sep 25, 2015
McGruff was the REAL crime dog. During Saturday morning cartoons in the 80s, kids were instructed to "Take a Bite out of Crime" with McGruff, the Crime Dog. That's where Fred McGriff got his nickname from.
Level 49
Jul 29, 2015
Level 45
May 9, 2016
how come no one knows that DiMaggio was also known as "The Yankee Clipper"?
Level 60
Feb 9, 2017
YOU know.
Level 47
Oct 24, 2017
How about the all time greatest nickname "The Human Rain Delay" Toby Harrah
Level 79
Oct 24, 2017
That was Mike Hargrove.
Level 48
Oct 24, 2017
It's RICKEY, not RICKIE. For today, he is the greatest of all time.
Level ∞
Oct 24, 2017
Level 42
Oct 24, 2017
The Wild Thing (Mitch Williams) blowing the World Series for the Phillies In 1993.
Level 73
Oct 24, 2017
Kudos for putting the Bird on this list. Still one of my all-time favorite players! First game I ever attended was his Monday Night Baseball masterpiece against the Yankees.
Level 10
Feb 18, 2018
Where’s the “Flyin’ Hawaiian?”
Level 60
Aug 15, 2019
chicken man boggs?