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Postby Padres Fan » Sat Jul 11, 2009 11:28 am

I don't know if their is a post already, but watching Baseball Tonight 3 really stand out..

Pablo "Kung Fu Panda" Sandoval

Jorge "Utnac" Cantu

Willie "Silent Assasin" Bloomquist
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Re: Stupid Player Nicknames

Postby jjs » Sat Jul 11, 2009 11:46 am

I like em all.
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Re: Stupid Player Nicknames

Postby Inukchuk » Sat Jul 11, 2009 12:02 pm

Padres Fan wrote:Jorge "Utnac" Cantu


So his nickname is his last name backwards? What am I missing here?
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Postby bigh0rt » Sat Jul 11, 2009 12:17 pm

Kung Fu Panda is the 2nd best nickname in the league next to Mexicutioner.
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Postby hersch223 » Sat Jul 11, 2009 12:47 pm

Anything that comes out of the mind of Chris Berman :-{
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Re: Stupid Player Nicknames

Postby Neato Torpedo » Sat Jul 11, 2009 12:55 pm

First letter of first name + First syllable of last name

Stupid, easy, uncreative. I miss the days of Cool Papa Bell and Piano Legs Gore.
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Postby rookies and cream » Sat Jul 11, 2009 2:18 pm

Neato Torpedo wrote:First letter of first name + First syllable of last name

Stupid, easy, uncreative. I miss the days of Cool Papa Bell and Piano Legs Gore.


I agree with NTorp on this one
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Re: Stupid Player Nicknames

Postby horatio » Sat Jul 11, 2009 2:42 pm

I can understand why a Padres fan would have issues with Pablo Sandoval but The Kung Fu Panda is a perfect nickname.
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Re: Stupid Player Nicknames

Postby fezzik » Sat Jul 11, 2009 2:59 pm

horatio wrote:I can understand why a Padres fan would have issues with Pablo Sandoval but The Kung Fu Panda is a perfect nickname.


The only thing I can think of is if he hasn't seen the movie, because I agree...great nickname. ;-D
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Re: Stupid Player Nicknames

Postby Padres Fan » Sat Jul 11, 2009 3:01 pm

I don't have issues with any I guess I trying to see what other ones there is out there.


Inukchuk wrote:
Padres Fan wrote:Jorge "Utnac" Cantu


So his nickname is his last name backwards? What am I missing here?


Thats what the guys on Baseball Tonight call him

and Chris Berman should never have anything to do with baseball on ESPN, horrible color guy.
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