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Old 04-21-2010, 04:04 PM   #41 (permalink)
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The more test leagues I run, the more interesting names I get.

Another owner in said historical league is named Scott Scott.
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Old 04-30-2010, 05:59 AM   #43 (permalink)
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From my 2010-onwards Washington Nationals dynasty...we have first-rounders LF Jake Roberts, MR Aaron Carter and 3B James Taylor. Fairly common names, but celebrity/washed-up celebrity/drunken ex-wrestler names nonetheless...

And I think this dynasty also has a Bryan Adams somewhere in the minors...
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I had a minor leaguer on my team named, "Chris Christie"

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Currently in the 20th season of my dynasty, and I've uncovered a few gems...

- AAA catcher Michael Jackson, who was, interestingly enough, born 6/22/05, or nearly 4 years before the real King Of Pop died. This Michael Jackson, though, is far from being a King Of Pop, as his potential Power rating is only 7.

- Arizona just drafted a starting pitcher named Donnie Brooks. But that's nothing compared to...

- ...fellow first-rounder Richard Wadd, also a starting pitcher.
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- AAA catcher Michael Jackson, who was, interestingly enough, born 6/22/05, or nearly 4 years before the real King Of Pop died. This Michael Jackson, though, is far from being a King Of Pop, as his potential Power rating is only 7
Pity really, because if he was a slugger, I'd have given him that nickname.
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Old 05-07-2010, 06:35 PM   #47 (permalink)
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I have a young 1st baseman with the name; "Mei Hung."

To bad he didn't compete for the job against "Richard Short."

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Just found a John Locke.

I made his nickname "Smokey".
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Old 06-06-2010, 11:14 PM   #49 (permalink)
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I have no where else to put this, and I'm not starting a thread for something so juvenile and immature, but WTG to the PBP for creating the perfect storm!

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Currently in the 20th season of my dynasty, and I've uncovered a few gems...

- AAA catcher Michael Jackson, who was, interestingly enough, born 6/22/05, or nearly 4 years before the real King Of Pop died. This Michael Jackson, though, is far from being a King Of Pop, as his potential Power rating is only 7.

- Arizona just drafted a starting pitcher named Donnie Brooks. But that's nothing compared to...

- ...fellow first-rounder Richard Wadd, also a starting pitcher.
You should give Wadd the nickname "Johnny" or "Holmes".
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I had an outfielder named Vince Vega in OOTP10.
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There once was a pitcher in one of my leagues named Remington "B" Galant, the AI gave him the nickname.
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This doesn't fall under the category of unusual names, but rather the generated nicknames.

One of my top prospects is a pitcher from Japan named Yusahiro "Juan Gone" Tonako.....

Just curious where they get Juan Gone out of that?

Is this a bad omen of things to come? I mean Juan Gone hit a lot of home runs, so a pitcher named "Juan Gone", does he give up a lot of home runs?
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In the weird nickname files. Bill "Willie the Knuck" Taylor.
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Old 07-14-2010, 09:42 AM   #55 (permalink)
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A catcher in one of my leagues is named Ben High.
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We have a Catcher named Gun Nickell in my solo league.
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1B - Brendon O'Horney also in my solo.
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Old 07-15-2010, 05:10 PM   #59 (permalink)
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One of the better starting pitchers in my fictional league is Paul Menard (the real one is a NASCAR driver).

I will say that this version does a much better job of name creation than the previous ones.
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