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    Best Athlete Nicknames

    I was listening to some Creedence Clearwater Revival, the song "Bad Moon Rising" came on....and I immediately thought of Andre "Bad Moon" Rison, what are some other of the more iconic nicknames of athletes?



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    Re: Best Athlete Nicknames

    It's not a nickname but it was used in a line. Chelsea "Don't Call Me Mary" Poppins


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    Re: Best Athlete Nicknames

    Calling Anthony Thomas "The A-Train" was pretty awesome. Wish his career would have gone better, though.

    But you've gotta love "Broadway Joe" Namath

    and Larry "Grandma-ma" Johnson


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    Re: Best Athlete Nicknames

    Joakim Soria - "The Mexicutioner"
    Rod Smart - "He Hate Me"
    Daryl Dawkins - "Chocolate Thunder"


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    Re: Best Athlete Nicknames

    He Hate Me, XFL player... that was comical.

    GeBurgess beat me to it.



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    Re: Best Athlete Nicknames

    Quote Originally Posted by geburgess View Post
    Joakim Soria - "The Mexicutioner"
    Rod Smart - "He Hate Me"
    Daryl Dawkins - "Chocolate Thunder"

    Rod Smart is a really good one. Has anyone else ever been known more for their nickname than him?

    Here's another goofy one:

    Tony "The Croatian Sensation" Kukoc.


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    Denard "Shoelace/Dilitium" Robinson


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    Re: Best Athlete Nicknames

    Oh, almost forgot... Albert Pujols - "The Machine"


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    Re: Best Athlete Nicknames

    Don't know if you wanna consider this a nickname since most of the world knows him by it but..........Magic Johnson was my favorite because, with the showtime Lakers, he was pure magic!!!!



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    Re: Best Athlete Nicknames

    Tiger. End of discussion. The reasoning behind it is cool


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    Re: Best Athlete Nicknames

    Sweetness is still one of my favorites too.........LOVE Walter Payton!!!!!



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    The Akron Hammer.



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    Re: Best Athlete Nicknames

    Chris Berman might be a ****** announcer, but some of his Bermanisms are pretty damn funny.

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