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Sicnarf is Francis backwards

Aesthetically amusing alliterations, creative alternative spellings, commonplace words artfully arranged, and other names that are just plain fun to say. Presenting the top 100 Minor League player names of 2016.
posted by DirtyOldTown on Apr 8, 2016 - 24 comments

The long and winding road

The Biloxi Shuckers are the AA affiliate of the Milwaukee Brewers. Due to delays in building their stadium, they had to start the season with a bit of a road trip. A fifty-eight straight day road trip.
posted by Chrysostom on Aug 18, 2015 - 6 comments

The Woman Who (Maybe) Struck out Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig

In 1931 a 17-year old girl faced off against baseball Hall of Famers Babe Ruth and Lou Gherig. They both struck out swinging. Was Jackie Mitchell for real?
posted by Chrysostom on Jul 12, 2013 - 33 comments

Fun While It Lasted

Fun While It Lasted is a blog that details the histories of long-dead sports franchises, including the Hawaii Leis/Sea-Port Cascades/Seattle Cascades, the Portland Lumberjax, the Columbus Minks, the Denver Comets, and the Phoenix Fire -- a professional soccer team that never actually played a game. [more inside]
posted by mudpuppie on Aug 10, 2011 - 21 comments

He's totally scalping the tickets.

"...it looks like the dad's selling the tickets, the boy's complaining about something, and the mom and girl are extremely disinterested." If you liked Ted Bates, you'll love the Portland Sea Dogs. Quoth King Kaufman: "The hilarious part of the controversy is the statue itself, which is funnier than Spinal Tap's Stonehenge. It's that bad."
posted by staggernation on Apr 10, 2007 - 54 comments

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