Without further ado...wait, you mean there's been ado?
The scrapings of best teams names from Shadow League fantasy baseball 1985-1997. Thank you in advance, but hold your applause until all the names haves been announced.
Names of teams that must have come from some where include:
Bloom County Penguins,
Twin City Taters *one of Tater Tom's teams...more later,
Gulpha Gorge Gnomes...a real place,
Tulsa Droolers..a play on the Driller team name,
Drew County Druids,
Green Valley Clones,
Ya Ya Land Defenders,
Cooties from Yoolar, and
Batsmen of the Kalihari.
We had out share of the "and the" names:
King Cotton & the Cotton Pickers,
Wally Wayback & the Popcorn Kings,
Wingy Manone & the Jazzy Boys
Next are a batch of names that belong to something, just maybe not a baseball team:
Meg Ryan Fan Club,
Dr. Jobe's Projects,
Mutant Moles and Mutant Hot Dogs,
Outlanders, Roadkill,Flying Trout,
Shaky Alibis, Field Weenies,
Sucking Chest Wounds,
Fowl Bawlers and Foulic Cymbals,
Synthetic Assassins,Lunatic Friends,
Suck-O-Lux, Lost Again, Braindead,
Hit or Myth, Our Bad Selves,
Jubal Early's Farbs,
Shoe's Last outs,
Sultans of Squat,
Had a guy that would only name teams by TeeVee products: Vegematics, Amazing Moulies, V- Slicers, Salad Shooters, Pocket Poles.
Had an all white guy team named Lilly White Crackers and an all black player team named Aces of Spades. They were in a league together...2 amigos running teams.
Altogether some team names that make you just say, "Wha'da' fring were they thinkin'?":
Geeks With Sticks,
Hot Sweaty Mens,
Fat Men In A Jar,
Atomic Rulers of the Universe,
Bums of Steal,
Hunt & Peckers,
and finally...Hand Gestures.
thank you for your patience and hope you had a good laugh or two.
Note: Tater Tom would only name his team after, um, 'taters. First it was Couch Spuds, then Hash Browns, Taters and finally Rotten Augrautin.
I love to hear the MOANS and GROANS of my competetors when I take their draft pick one round too early.