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Worst Athlete Nicknames

Discussion in 'Open Discussion (Work-safe)' started by OSUsushichic, Nov 21, 2007.

  1. OSUsushichic

    OSUsushichic Fired up! Ready to go! Moderator

    So, what are the worst ones?

    For me, it's anyone who calls him/herself The Truth, The Answer, or anything of the like. Total lack of creativity!
  2. cincibuck

    cincibuck Like a deer in the headlights... then and now.

  3. NFBuck

    NFBuck Gonzo Weatherman

    The Big Aristotle.
  4. ScriptOhio

    ScriptOhio Everybody is somebody else's weirdo.

    Asshole :biggrin:

    [​IMG]


    After the above, it might be Randy "The Big Unit" Johnson.
  5. OCBuckWife

    OCBuckWife I am the evil monkey in your closet

    "Ocho Cinco"

    A. NOT Hispanic
    B. It's just your jersey number..come on!
  6. ScriptOhio

    ScriptOhio Everybody is somebody else's weirdo.

    This is a good one:

    [​IMG]

    Rod "He Hate Me" Smart
  7. OCBucksFan

    OCBucksFan I won a math debate

  8. DaddyBigBucks

    DaddyBigBucks Still Calculating Buckeye DSC... Moderator Bookie

    And it's Spanish for "Eight Five", not eighty-five. Maybe he didn't want us to confuse it with his IQ.
    CausticMick likes this.
  9. iambrutus

    iambrutus Screw Blue

    Adam Pacman Jones
  10. cincibuck

    cincibuck Like a deer in the headlights... then and now.

    VIL loyd... he had a good shot at VIIL loyd or XIIL loyd.

    And what did they call one of their largely-out-of-position linebackers... The Machete?

    Harvard of the West gets a vote too.
  11. jwinslow

    jwinslow You know... not... GOOD! Staff Member

    :slappy: beat me to it...
  12. SanAntonioBuck

    SanAntonioBuck RIP Our Friend and Hero

    Ryan "Big Tex" Mallett
  13. AKAK

    AKAK Schwarze Kapelle Moderator Bookie

    "some" to consider.

    A
    "Ace" ?
    Garnet Bailey, Canadian ice hockey player
    Irvine Bailey, Canadian ice hockey player
    Rich Franklin, U.S. mixed martial arts fighter
    Clarence McKay Parker, U.S. American football player
    "Ack-Ack" - Tom Heinsohn, U.S. basketball player
    "Action Jackson" - Mark Jackson, U.S. basketball player
    "The Admiral" - David Robinson, U.S. basketball player
    "Agent Zero" - Gilbert Arenas, U.S. basketball player
    "L'aigle dalmate" (French for "The Dalmatian Eagle") - Josip Skoblar, Yugoslavian soccer player
    "L'aigle de Tol?de" (French for "The Toledo Eagle") - Federico Bahamontes, Spanish cyclist
    "A.I."- Allen Iverson, U.S. basketball player
    "Air Canada" ? Vince Carter, U.S. basketball player
    "Air France" - Mickael Pietrus, French basketball player
    "Air Jordan" ? Michael Jordan, U.S. basketball player
    "AK-27" - Alexi Kovalev, Russian hockey player
    "AK-47" - Andrei Kirilenko, Russian basketball player
    "The Alaskan Assassin" - Trajan Langdon, U.S. basketball player
    "The Albino Rhino" - Karl Mecklenburg, U.S. football player
    "Alexander the Great" -
    Alexander Mogilny, Russian ice hockey player
    Alexander Ovechkin, Russian ice hockey player
    "AlMo"- Alexander Mogilny, Russian ice hockey player
    "The American Dream" -
    Latrell Sprewell, U.S. basketball player
    Dusty Rhodes, U.S. professional wrestling athlete
    "The Animal" - Edmundo, Brazilian footballer
    "The Answer" - Allen Iverson, U.S. basketball player
    "Ardun Doug" - Doug King, U.S. nostalgia drag racer
    "Arky" - Joseph Vaughan, U.S. baseball player
    "A-Fraud" (by haters) - Alex Rodriguez, U.S. baseball player
    "A-Rod" -
    Andy Roddick, U.S. tennis player
    Alex Rodriguez, U.S. baseball player
    "The A-Train" -
    Artis Gilmore, U.S. basketball player
    Anthony Thomas, U.S. football player
    Anton Volchenkov, Russian ice hockey player
    "The Asian Maradona" - Ali Karimi, Iranian football player
    "The Assassin" - Jack Tatum, U.S. football player
    "Awesome Bill" ("Awesome Bill From Dawsonville") ? Bill Elliott, U.S. stock car racer
    "The Axe Man" - Jeremiah Trotter, U.S. football player

    [edit] B
    "Babalu" - Renato Sobral, Brazilian mixed martial arts fighter
    "Babe" -
    Charles B. Adams, U.S. baseball player
    Woolf Barnato, British racing driver
    Cecil Dye, Canadian ice hockey player
    Floyd C. Herman, U.S. baseball player
    Orin Hollingbery, U.S. football coach
    Vito Parilli, U.S. American football player
    Walter Pratt, Canadian ice hockey player
    George Ruth, U.S. baseball player
    Albert Siebert, Canadian ice hockey player
    Mildred Zaharias, U.S. track and field athlete and golfer
    "Baby Barkley" - Clarence Weatherspoon, U.S. basketball player
    "Baby Bull" ? Orlando Cepeda, Puerto Rican baseball player
    "Baby Braves" - Group of young Atlanta Braves Players from the mid-2000s Brian McCann , Pete Orr, Ryan Langerhans, Jeff Francoeur, and Kyle Davies. The list develops as new players, mostly developed from the highly successful draft, are developed, as it is highly likely Chuck James will join that group.
    "The Baby-Faced Assassin" - Marco Antonio Barrera, Mexican boxer and Ole Gunnar Solskj?r, Norwegian footballer
    "Baby Jordan"- Harold Miner - 2-Time NBA Slam Dunk Contest Champion
    "Baby Shaq"- Sofoklis Schortsanitis, Greek basketball player
    "Backwards B" - Barrett Johnson, U.S. basketball player
    "Bad Intentions" - Jermain Taylor, U.S. boxer
    "Bad Moon" - Andre Rison, U.S. American football player
    "Baixinho" (Portuguese for "Shorty") - Romario, Brazilian soccer player
    "Bakkies" - John Botha, South African rugby union player
    "The Bald Eagle" - Y.A. Tittle, U.S. American football player
    "Baldy" - Harold Cotton, Canadian ice hockey player[1]
    "Bam" ? Byron Morris, U.S. football player
    "Bambi" ? Lance Olerud, U.S. football player
    "The Bambino" ? George Ruth, U.S. baseball player
    "Bang" ? Duane Ludwig, U.S. mixed martial arts fighter
    "Banjo" - Edwin K. Matthews, U.S. racing mechanic
    "The Barber" - Sal Maglie, U.S. baseball player
    "Barney" ? Russ Stanley, Canadian ice hockey player
    "The Baron" - Jarno Saarinen, Finnish motorcycle racer
    "The Baron of The Bluegrass" - Adolph Rupp, U.S. basketball coach
    "Bart the Cool" - Bart Starr, U.S. American football player
    "Basketball Jesus" - Larry Bird, U.S. basketball player
    "The Bash Brothers" - Jos? Canseco and Mark McGwire, U.S. baseball players, when they were teammates on the Oakland Athletics
    "Le basque bondissant" (French for "The Leaping Basque") - Jean Borotra, French tennis player
    "Bates" - Jon Battaglia, Canadian ice hockey player[2]
    "Batigol" - Gabriel Batistuta, Argentinian soccer player
    "Battleship" - Albert Leduc, Canadian ice hockey player[3]
    "Batman" -
    Mateja Ke?man, Serbian footballer
    Tony Battie, U.S. basketball player
    "Batman and Robin" - Mike Piazza and Robin Ventura, U.S. baseball players, when they were teammates on the New York Mets during the late 1990s
    "The Bayonne Bleeder" - Chuck Wepner, U.S. boxer
    "Baz" - Aldege Bastien, Canadian ice hockey player[4]
    "Bazooka" -
    Rafael Limon, Mexican boxer
    Wilfredo G?mez, Puerto Rican boxer
    Ike Quartey, Ghanian boxer
    "B-Diddy" - Baron Davis, U.S. basketball player
    "Bear" ? Paul Bryant, American football coach
    "The Beast Of The East"
    Patrick Ewing, U.S. basketball player
    Nicolai Valuev, Russian boxer
    "Becks" ? David Beckham, English footballer
    "Beefy" ? Ian Botham, English cricketer
    "Be Home" - Bert Blyleven, U.S. baseball player
    "Bhaji" - Harbhajan Singh, Indian cricketer
    "Big" - Don Garlits, U.S. drag racer
    "Big Al" -
    Al Jefferson, U.S. basketball player
    Alan Shearer, English footballer
    Al Unser, Sr., U.S. racing driver
    "Big Aristotle" - Shaquille O'Neal, U.S. basketball player
    "Big Baby" - Glen Davis, U.S. basketball player
    "Big Ben" -
    Ben Roethlisberger, U.S. American football player
    Ben Wallace, U.S. basketball player
    "Big Bill" - Bill Tilden, U.S. tennis player
    "Big Bird" - Larry Robinson, Canadian ice hockey player
    "Big Bomber" - Charlie Conacher, Canadian ice hockey player
    "Big Cat" ?
    Andr?s Galarraga, Venezuelan baseball player
    Cleveland Williams, U.S. boxer
    Leon Lett, U.S. basketball player
    "Big Country" - Bryant Reeves, U.S. basketball player
    "Big Daddy" -
    Don Garlits, U.S. drag racer
    Dan Wilkinson, U.S. American football player
    Cecil Fielder, U.S. baseball player
    "Big Daddy Kane" - Patrick Kane, Canadian ice hockey player
    "The Big Dipper" ? Wilt Chamberlain, U.S. basketball player
    "Big Dog" ? Glenn Robinson, U.S. basketball player
    "Big Donkey"
    Billy Butler, U.S. baseball player
    Adam Dunn, U.S. baseball player
    "The Big E"
    Elvin Hayes, U.S. basketball player
    Eric Lindros, Canadian hockey player
    "The Big Easy" - Ernie Els, South African professional golfer
    "Big Game James" - James Worthy, U.S. basketball player
    "Big George" ? George Foreman, U.S. boxer
    "The Big Hurt" ? Frank Thomas, U.S. baseball player
    "Big Joe" - Johan van Niekerk, South African rugby union player
    "The Big M" - Frank Mahovlich, Canadian hockey player
    "Big Mac" -
    Willie McCovey, U.S. baseball player
    Mark McGwire, U.S. baseball player
    "Big Mig" - Miguel Indurain, Spanish cyclist
    "Big Nasty" - Corliss Williamson, U.S. basketball player
    "Big Nose" ? Martin Rucinsky, Czech hockey player
    "Big O" - Oscar Robertson, U.S. basketball player
    "Big Papi" - David Ortiz, Dominican baseball player
    "Big Poison" - Paul Waner, U.S. baseball player
    "Big Red" -
    Dave Cowens, U.S. basketball player
    Mark McGwire, U.S. baseball player
    "Big Sam" - Sam Allardyce English football manager
    "Big Shot Bob" or "Big Shot Rob" - Robert Horry, U.S. basketball player
    "Big Six" - Christy Mathewson, U.S. baseball player
    "Big Smooth"- Sam Perkins, U.S. basketball player
    "Big Sofo"- Sofoklis Schortsanitis, Greek basketball player
    "The Big Ticket"- Kevin Garnett, U.S. basketball player
    "The Big Train"-
    Lionel Conacher, Canadian hockey player
    Walter Johnson, U.S. baseball player
    "The Big Unit" - Randy Johnson, U.S. baseball player
    "Big Z" -
    ?ydrūnas Ilgauskas, Lithuanian basketball player
    Carlos Zambrano, U.S. baseball player
    "The Bionic Man" - Gerrie Coetzee, South African boxer
    "Bill" ? Hubert Quackenbush, Canadian hockey player
    "Billy" ? Hamilton Gilmour, Canadian ice hockey player
    "Bird" ?
    Mark Fidrych, U.S. baseball player
    George Yardley, U.S. basketball player
    "The Birdman" ?
    Chris Andersen, U.S. basketball player
    Tony Hawk, legendary American skateboarder
    "Black Jack"
    Jack Brabham, British Formula One racing driver
    John Stewart, Canadian hockey player
    Jack McDowell Fromer MLB pitcher
    "The Black Hole" ? Kevin McHale, U.S. basketball player
    "The Black Mamba" - Kobe Bryant, U.S. basketball player
    "The Black Spider" - Lev Yashin, Soviet footballer
    "The Black Widow" - Jeanette Lee, American pool player
    "Blackie" - Jean Chouinard, Canadian ice hockey player[5]
    "Le blaireau" (French for "The Badger") - Bernard Hinault, French cyclist
    "Blue" ? Theo Edwards, U.S. basketball player
    "Bo" -
    Charles Outlaw, U.S. basketball player
    Vincent Jackson, U.S. football and baseball player
    "BOD" - Brian O'Driscoll, Irish rugby union player
    "The Body-Snatcher" - Mike McCallum, U.S. boxer
    "The Boilermaker" ? James J. Jeffries, U.S. boxer
    "Le bombardier marocain" (French for "The Moroccan Bomber") - Marcel Cerdan, French boxer
    "Bomber" -
    Earl F. Balmer, U.S. racing driver
    Herol Graham, British boxer
    Eoin Liston, Irish Gaelic football player
    "Bomber der Nation" (German, "Bomber of the Nation") - Gerd M?ller, German soccer player
    "Bone" - Jay Buhner, U.S. baseball player
    "Bonecrusher" - James Smith, U.S. boxer
    "Boogaloo" ? Bobby Watts, U.S. boxer
    "Boom Boom" ?
    Boris Becker, German tennis player
    Bernie Geoffrion, Canadian hockey player
    Ray Mancini, U.S. boxer
    "Boomer" -
    Norman Esiason III, U.S. football player
    George Scott, U.S. baseball player
    David Wells, U.S. baseball player
    "Bosse" - Marcus Gr?nholm, Finnish rally driver
    "Boston Bonecrusher" - Sam Langford, U.S. boxer
    "The Boston Strangler" - Andrew Toney, U.S. basketball player
    "The Boston Strong Boy" - John L. Sullivan, U.S. boxer
    "Boston Tar Baby" - Sam Langford, Canadian boxer
    "Boston Terror" - Sam Langford, U.S. boxer
    "Bounty Hunter" ? Connie Kalitta, U.S. drag racer
    "Bounty Huntress" ? Shirley Muldowney, U.S. drag racer (used briefly)
    "Bouse" ? John Hutton, Canadian ice hockey player
    "The Brazilian Blur"- Leandro Barbosa, Brazilian basketball player

    "Brick"
    D'Brickashaw Ferguson, U.S. football player
    Andy Brickley, U.S. hockey player
    "British Bulldog" ? Brian London, British boxer
    "Broadway Joe" ? Joe Namath, U.S. football player
    "The Brockton Blockbuster" ? Rocky Marciano, U.S. boxer
    "The Bronx Bomber" - Alex Ramos, U.S. boxer
    "The Bronx Bull" ? Jake LaMotta, U.S. boxer
    "The Brown Bomber" ? Joe Louis, U.S. boxer
    "The Bruise Brothers" ? Joe Kocur and Bob Probert, NHL Red Wing teammates
    "La Bruja" (Spanish, "The Witch") - Juan Ram?n Ver?n, Argentinian footballer
    "La Brujita" (Spanish, "The Little Witch") - Juan Sebasti?n Ver?n, Argentinian footballer
    "Bubba"
    Barry Beck, Canadian ice hockey player
    Andrew Berenzweig, U.S. hockey player[6]
    James Busceme, U.S. boxer
    Richard Crosby, U.S. baseball player
    Daniel Franks, U.S. football player
    Charles Smith, U.S. football player
    "Bubba Chuck" - Allen Iverson, U.S. basketball player
    "Buck" ?
    Elzie W. Baker, Sr., U.S. stock car racer
    George Boucher, Canadian ice hockey player
    Frank McCormick, U.S. baseball player
    John Jordan O'Neil, U.S. baseball player and ambassador
    William Showalter, U.S. baseball manager
    George Weaver, U.S. baseball player
    "Bucketfoot Al" - Al Simmons, U.S. baseball player
    "Bucky" - Ralph Buchanan, Canadian ice hockey player[7]
    "Bud" ?
    Kenneth S. Adams, Jr., NFL owner
    Alex Cook, Canadian ice hockey player[8]
    William Cooper, U.S. football player
    Norman Poile, Canadian ice hockey player[9]
    Jim MacPherson, Canadian ice hockey player[10]
    "Buddha" - James Edwards, U.S. basketball player
    "Buddy"
    Wylie Baker, Jr., American stock car racer
    Carl Boone, Canadian ice hockey player[11]
    James McGirt, American retired boxer and current boxing trainer
    Herbert O'Connor, Canadian hockey player, Harold "Buddy" Jeanette (United States basketball player)
    "Bug" - Tim Hardaway, U.S. basketball player
    "Bugs" - Leslie Allen, U.S. dirt track racing driver
    "El Buitre" (Spanish, "The Vulture") - Emilio Butrague?o, Spanish footballer
    "The Bulin Wall" - Nikolai Khabibulin, Russian hockey player
    "The Bull" -
    Rashidi Yekini, Nigerian footballer
    Greg Luzinski, U.S. baseball player
    "The Bull of the Bosporus" - Hakan Ş?k?r, Turkish footballer
    "Bulldog" - Orel Hershiser, American baseball player
    "Bullet" (or "Bullets") - Charles W. Rogan, American baseball player
    "Bullet Joe"
    Charles Rogan, American baseball player
    Harold Simpson, Canadian ice hockey player
    "Bump" ? Elliott Taylor Wills, U.S. baseball player
    "Bun" ? Fred Cook, Canadian ice hockey player[12]
    "Bunkie" ? James R. Blackburn, U.S. stock car racer
    "Bunny" ?
    John Ahearne, Canadian ice hockey player
    Napoleon Dame, Canadian ice hockey player[13]
    Michel Larocque, Canadian ice hockey player[14]
    "Burnaby Joe" - Joe Sakic, Canadian hockey player
    "The Bus" - Jerome Bettis, U.S. American football player
    "Busher" -Harvey Jackson, Canadian hockey player
    "Buster" -
    Russ Brayshaw, Canadian hockey player[15]
    James Douglas, U.S. boxer
    "Butch" -
    Emile Bouchard, Canadian hockey player[16][17]
    Frank Stahan,, Canadian hockey player[18]
    "Butterbean"
    Eric Esch, U.S. boxer
    Bob Love, U.S. basketball player
    "Buzz" - Frank Boll, Canadian ice hockey player[19]

    [edit] C
    "C Deuce" - Craig Chaney, U.S. Midway Footballplayer
    "El Caballo" (Spanish for "The Horse") -
    Alberto Juantorena, Cuban track athlete
    Carlos Lee, Panamanian baseball player
    "Cadillac" -
    Greg Anderson, U.S. basketball player
    Carnell Williams, U.S. American football player
    "Il Campionissimo" (Italian for "The Champion of Champions") - Fausto Coppi, Italian cyclist
    "Campy" -
    Roy Campanella, U.S. baseball player
    Bert Campaneris, U.S. baseball player
    Michael Russell, U.S. basketball player
    "The Cannibal" - Eddy Merckx, Belgian cyclist
    "Cannonball" - Erwin Baker, U.S. racing driver
    "Canto" - Eric Cantona, French footballer
    "Č?p" (Czech for "The Stork") - Petr Proch?zka, Czech flatwater canoer
    "The Captain" - Steve Yzerman, Canadian ice hockey player
    "Captain America" - Claudio Reyna, U.S. footballer
    "Captain Clutch" - Acie Law, IV, Texas A&M University basketball player
    "Captain Hook" -George L. Anderson, U.S. baseball player and manager
    "Captain Kirk" -
    Kirk McLean, Canadian ice hockey player
    Kirk Muller, Canadian ice hockey player
    "Captain Marvel" - Bryan Robson, English footballer
    "Cat" -
    Cuttino Mobley, U.S. basketball player
    F?lix Potvin, Canadian ice hockey player
    Frank Catalanotto, U.S. baseball player
    "Catfish" - Jim Hunter, U.S. baseball player
    "CB4" - Chris Bosh, U.S basketball player
    "Cha-Cha" ? Shirley Muldowney, U.S. drag racer (used briefly, despised by Shirley)
    "Charging Charlie" ? Charlie Glotzbach, U.S. NASCAR driver
    "The Charging Comet" ? Charlie Glotzbach, U.S. NASCAR driver
    "Charlie Hustle" ? Pete Rose, U.S. baseball player
    "Chi-Chi" ? Juan Rodr?guez, Puerto Rican golfer
    "Chick" ?
    Takeo Hirashima, U.S. racing mechanic
    Arnold Gandil, U.S. baseball player
    Chick Hearn, U.S. basketball announcer (LA Lakers)
    "Chico" -
    Diego Corrales, U.S. boxer
    Glenn Resch, Canadian hockey player
    "The Chicoutimi Cucumber" - Georges V?zina, Canadian hockey player
    "Chief" -
    George Armstrong, Canadian ice hockey player
    Johnny Bucyk, Canadian Ice Hockey player
    Charles Bender, U.S. baseball player
    Robert Parish, U.S. basketball player
    Wayne Allison, UK Soccer player
    "Chiliboy" - Mahlatse Ralepelle, South African rugby union player
    "Ching" ? Ivan Johnson, Canadian ice hockey player
    "Chipper" -Larry Wayne Jones, Jr. , U.S. baseball player
    "Chocolate Thunder" - Darryl Dawkins, U.S. basketball player
    "Choo-Choo" - Clarence Coleman, U.S. baseball player
    "Chopper" - Ron Harris, English footballer
    "Chris" ? Jim Everett, American football player (an insult frequently used by Jim Rome)
    "Chuck" ? Claude Rayner, Canadian ice hockey player
    "The Chuckster" ? Charles Barkley, U.S. basketball player
    "Chucky" ? Clarence Brown, U.S. basketball player
    "Ciccio" (Italian, "butch") ? Alberto Ascari, Italian Grand Prix driver
    "Claude Printemps" (French for "Springtime Claude") - Claude Lemieux, Canadian ice hockey player
    "Clay" ? Gianclaudio Regazzoni, Swiss Formula One driver
    "Clyde" - Walt Frazier, U.S. basketball player
    "Clyde The Glide" - Clyde Drexler, U.S. basketball player
    "Coach K" - Mike Krzyzewski, U.S. basketball coach
    "Cobra" - Dave Parker, U.S. baseball player
    "The Cocktail Schremp" - Rob Schremp, U.S. ice hockey player
    "Cocky" - Eddie Collins, U.S. baseball player
    "Coco" - Covelli Crisp, U.S. baseball player
    "Colossus" - Mark McGwire, U.S. baseball player
    "The Columbus Comet" ? Anthony W. Stewart, U.S. NASCAR driver[20]
    "Connie" - Conrad Kalitta, U.S. drag racer
    "Connie Mack" - Cornelius McGillicuddy, U.S. baseball player, manager, and team owner
    "Cookie" ?
    Octavio Rivas, Cuban (later U.S.) baseball player
    C. C. Sabathia, U.S.) baseball player, derisive nickname given to him by the Cleveland media due to his size and use of his initials
    "Cool Joe" - Joe Montana, U.S. football player
    "Cool Papa" - James Bell, U.S. baseball player
    "Cooney"? Ralph Weiland, Canadian ice hockey player
    "Cornbread" ? Cedric Maxwell, U.S. basketball player
    "Cornelius" ? Lyle Odelein, Canadian ice hockey player
    "Cotton" - Henry C. Henning, U.S. Indianapolis racing mechanic
    "Count von Crash" ? Wolfgang von Trips, German Formula One driver[21]
    "Country" - Enos Slaughter, U.S. baseball player
    "The Crab" - Ray Wilkins, British footballer
    "Crazy Legs" ? Elroy Hirsch, U.S. football player
    "Crime Dog" - Fred McGriff, U.S. baseball player
    "CristoWall" - Cristobal Huet, French ice hockey player
    "The Croatian Sensation" -
    Toni Kukoč, Croatian basketball player
    Pat Miletich, U.S. mixed martial arts fighter
    "The Crocodile" - Ren? Lacoste, French tennis player
    "Crouchy" - Peter Crouch, English footballer
    "Crow" - Marc Crawford, Canadian ice hockey coach
    "CuJo" ? Curtis Joseph, Canadian hockey player
    "Curly" ? Earl Lambeau, American football coach
    "C-Webb" - Chris Webber, U.S. basketball player
    "Cy" ? Denton Young, U.S. baseball player
    "Cyclone" ?
    Fred Taylor, Canadian ice hockey player
    Denton Young, U.S. baseball player

    [edit] D
    "D-Fish" - Derek Fisher, U.S. basketball player
    "DJ" - Dennis Johnson, U.S. basketball player
    "D Square" - Dale Davis, U.S. basketball player
    "The D-Train" - Dontrelle Willis, U.S. baseball player
    "D-Wade" ? Dwyane Wade, U.S. basketball player
    "Da Kid"- Kevin Garnett, U.S. basketball player
    "Le Dac" - Richard Dacoury, French basketball player
    "Dada"-Saurav Ganguly,Indian cricket player
    "Daffy" - Paul Dean, U.S. baseball player
    "The Dagger" - Kobe Bryant, U.S. basketball player
    "The Dancing Bear" ? Ron McDole, U.S. football player
    "Dandy Don" - Don Meredith, U.S. football player
    "The Darling of Dublin" -Ken Doherty, Irish snooker cueist
    "Dazzy" - Clarence Vance, U.S. baseball player
    "De Crasheris" - Andrea de Cesaris, Italian Formula One driver
    "Deacon" -
    David Jones, U.S. football player
    Charles Phillippe, U.S. baseball player
    "Deadeye" - Walter Ray Williams, Jr., U.S. ten-pin bowler and horseshoes pitcher
    "Dee" - DeCovan Kadell Brown, U.S. basketball player
    "Le D?mon Blond" (French for "The Blond Devil") - Guy Lafleur, Canadian ice hockey player
    "Deuce" - Dulymus Jenod McAllister, U.S. American Football player
    "Dice Man" - Antonio McDyess, U.S. basketball player
    "Dice K" - Daisuke Matsuzaka, Japanese baseball player
    "Diesel" -
    John Riggins, U.S. American Football player
    Shaquille O'Neal, U.S. basketball player
    "Digger" ?
    Richard Moore, Canadian hockey player
    Richard Phelps, U.S. basketball coach
    Paul Dixon, British hockey player/coach
    "Dit" - Aubrey Clapper, Canadian ice hockey player
    "Il Divin Codino" (Italian for "The Divine Ponytail") - Roberto Baggio, Italian footballer
    "Dixie" - Fred E. Walker, U.S. baseball player
    "Dizzy" ? Jay Hanna Dean, U.S. baseball player
    "Doc" -
    L. J. Cooke, U.S. basketball coach
    Roger Cramer, U.S. baseball player
    Dwight Gooden, U.S. baseball player
    Harry Halladay, U.S. baseball player
    Glenn Anton Rivers, U.S. basketball player
    "Doctor" -
    Theophilus Khumalo, South African footballer
    S?crates, Brazilian footballer
    Valentino Rossi, Italian motorcycle racer
    "Dodger" - Norman Collings, Canadian hockey player[22]
    "The Donkey" - Adam Dunn, U.S. baseball player
    "Dr. Dunkenstein" - Darrell Griffith, U.S. basketball player
    "Dr. Iron Fist" - Vitali Klitschko, Ukrainian boxer
    "Dr. J" - Julius Erving, U.S. basketball player
    "Dr. K" -Dwight Gooden, U.S. baseball player
    "Dr. Rounds" - Dan Roundfield, U.S. basketball player
    "Dollar Bill" -
    Bill Bradley, U.S. basketball player
    W.W. Wirtz, owner of the Chicago Blackhawks NHL franchise
    "The Dominator" - Dominik Ha?ek, Czech ice hockey player
    "Donnie Baseball" - Don Mattingly, U.S. baseball player
    "The Donora Greyhound" - Stan Musial, U.S. baseball player
    "Double X" - Jimmie Foxx, U.S. baseball player
    "Doug E. Fresh" - Gerald Wilkins, U.S. basketball player
    "Dragon Slayer" - Josh Fogg, U.S. baseball player
    "The Dream" - Hakeem Olajuwon, U.S. basketball player
    "Drico" - Brian O'Driscoll, Irish rugby union player
    "Dub" ? William Jones, U.S. football player
    "Dubbie" ? Russell Bowie, Canadian ice hockey player
    "The Duchess of Doom" - Allison Fisher, English snooker and pool player
    "Ducky" - Joe Medwick, U.S. baseball player
    "Dugie" - Slater Martin, U.S. basketball player
    "Duke" ?
    J. Carlyle Dinsmore, U.S. dirt track Indy racer
    John Elway, U.S. football player
    Gordon Keats, Canadian ice hockey player
    Dennis Nalon, U.S. racing driver
    Edwin Snider, U.S. baseball player
    Wellington Mara, Former owner, New York Giants
    "The Dunking Dutchman", - Rik Smits, Dutch basketball player
    "El Duque" - Orlando Hernandez, Cuban baseball player
    "Duracell" - Pavel Nedvěd, Czech footballer
    "Dynamite" - Michael Dokes, U.S. boxer
    "Dyno Don" ? Don Nicholson, U.S. drag racer

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    "Earl The Pearl" - Earl Monroe, U.S. basketball player
    "Easy Ed" - Elden Campbell, U.S. basketball player
    "E-Rod" (by haters) - Alex Rodriguez, U.S. baseball player [1] [2]
    "Eddie the Eagle" -
    Michael Edwards, British ski-jumper
    Ed Belfour, Canadian ice hockey player
    "El Diez" (Spanish for "the 10"/Diego Maradona's Jersey) [Argentina] soccer player
    "El Duque" - Orlando Hernandez, American baseball player
    "El Loco" (Spanish for "The Crazy One") -
    Rene Higuita, Colombian goalkeeper
    Ram?n Quiroga, Peruvian goalkeeper
    "El Ni?o" (Spanish for "The Kid") -
    Sergio Garc?a, Spanish golfer
    Fernando Torres, Spanish footballer
    "El Presidente" - Dennis Mart?nez, Nicaraguan baseball player
    "El Sid" - Sid Fernandez, U.S. baseball player
    "El Toro" (Spanish, "The Bull") - Fernando Valenzuela, Mexican baseball player
    "Elefantino" (Italian for "Little Elephant") - Marco Pantani, Italian cyclist (despised by Pantani)
    "Employee Number 8" - Antoine Walker, U.S. basketball player[23]
    "The Eraser" - Bob Sanders, U.S. football player
    "Erik pa taket" (Finnish, "Erik on the roof") - Erik Carlsson, Finnish rally racing driver
    "Essex Rocket" - Ronnie O'Sullivan, English snooker cueist
    "Everyday Eddie" - Eddie Guardado, U.S. baseball player
    "The Executioner" - Bernard Hopkins, U.S. boxer

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    "Fabulous Fred" - Fred Frame, U.S. moto racer and auto racing driver
    "The Farmer" ? Arnold Beswick, U.S. drag racer
    "Fast Eddie" - Edward Johnson, Jr., U.S. basketball player
    "Fat" ? Lafayette Lever, U.S. basketball player
    "Il fenomeno" (Italian for "The Phenomenon") - Ronaldo, Brazil footballer
    "El Ferroz" (Spanish for "Ferocious")-Fernando Vargas U.S. boxer
    "The Fighting Cowboy" - James Tillis, U.S. boxer
    "Fireball" - Edward Roberts, Jr., U.S. stock car racer
    "Fireman Jim" - James Flynn, U.S. boxer
    "Flash" ?
    Joe Gordon, U.S. baseball player
    Tom Gordon, U.S. baseball player
    "The Flash" ? Dwyane Wade, U.S. basketball player
    "The Finnish Flash" ? Teemu Sel?nne, Finnish ice hockey player
    "Flash 80" - Jerry Rice, U.S. footbal player
    "Fleet" - Moses Walker, U.S. Negro League baseball player
    "Flipper"- Willie Anderson, U.S. footbal player
    "Flo-Jo" ? Florence Griffith Joyner, U.S. runner
    "Flower" ? Guy Lafleur, Canada Hockey player
    "The Flying Dutchman" - Honus Wagner, U.S. baseball player
    "The Flying Finn"
    Mika H?kkinen, Finnish Formula One driver
    Juha Kankkunen, Finnish rally driver
    Rauno Altonen, Finnish rally driver
    Hannes Kolehmainen, Finnish runner
    Timo M?kinen, Finnish rally driver
    Tommi M?kinen, Finnish rally driver
    Paavo Nurmi, Finnish runner
    Kimi R?ikk?nen, Finnish Formula One driver
    Ville Ritola, Finnish runner
    Jarno Saarinen, Finnish motorcycle racer
    Timo Salonen, Finnish rally driver
    Lasse Vir?n, Finnish runner
    "The Flying Housewife"- Fanny Blankers-Koen, Dutch runner
    "The Flying Mantuan"- Tazio G. Nuvolari, Italian Grand Prix driver
    "The Flying Tomato" - Shaun White, U.S. snowboarder and skateboarder
    "De Crasheris" - Andrea de Cesaris, Italian Formula One driver
    "Fonty" - Truman F. Flock, U.S. NASCAR racing driver
    "Foppa" - Peter Forsberg, Swedish ice hockey player
    "The Fordham Flash" ? Frankie Frisch, U.S. baseball player
    "Fourth Quarter Vince" - Vince Young, U.S. football player
    "Foxy" ? Arthur Irwin, Canadian baseball player
    "Franchise" - Steve Francis, U.S. basketball player
    "Fran-Rad" - Francisco Rodriguez, U.S. baseball player
    "Fr?ulein Forehand" - Steffi Graf, German tennis player
    "The Freak" ?
    Jevon Kearse, U.S. football player
    Randy Moss, U.S. football player
    "Freddie" ? Andrew Flintoff, English cricketer
    "Fred-Ex" -
    Freddie Mitchell, U.S. football player
    Freddy Sanchez, U.S. baseball player
    "The Fridge" - William Perry, U.S. football player
    "Fuser" ? Che Guevara, Argentine rugby player and Marxist revolutionary

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    "The Galloping Ghost" ? Harold Grange, U.S. football player
    "The Galloping Major" - Ferenc Pusk?s, Hungarian footballer
    "The Gambler" - Kenny Rogers, U.S. baseball player
    "Ganjah Chris" - Christian Pouget, French hockey player
    "Gazza" - Paul Gascoigne, English footballer
    "Gee" ? Gerald Walker, U.S. baseball player
    "Geese" - Hubert Ausbie, U.S. Harlem Globetrotters basketball player
    "The General" ?
    Horace Grant, U.S. basketball player
    Bob Knight, U.S. basketball coach
    "Il Genio" (Italian for "The Genius") - Dejan Savićević, Serbian footballer
    "Gentleman" - Gerry Cooney, U.S. boxer
    "Gentleman Jim" ? James J. Corbett, U.S. boxer
    "Gentleman Joe" -
    Joe Dumars, U.S. basketball player
    Joe Primeau, Canadian hockey player and coach
    "The Georgia Peach" ? Ty Cobb, U.S. baseball player
    "Ghiza" - Gheorghe Muresan, Romanian basketball player
    "The Ginger Ninja" - Paul Scholes, English footballer
    "Gino the Pious" - Gino Bartali, Italia cyclist
    "Gizmo" - Henry Williams, U.S. player of Canadian football
    "The Glove" - Gary Payton, U.S. basketball player
    "G.O.A.T." - Maurice Greene, U.S. track and field athlete
    "God" - Alan Shearer, English footballer
    "The Godfather" - Troy Aikman, U.S. American football player
    "Godzilla"
    Olaf K?lzig, German ice hockey player
    Hideki Matsui Japanese baseball player
    "Goldenballs" - David Beckham, English footballer
    "The Golden Bear" - Jack Nicklaus, U.S. golfer
    "The Golden Boy"
    Oscar de la Hoya, U.S. boxer
    Paul Hornung, U.S. American football player
    Tom Brady, U.S. American football player
    "The Golden Brett" - Brett Hull, Canadian-American ice hockey player
    "The Golden Jet" - Bobby Hull, Canadian ice hockey player
    "Gonzo" - Luis Gonzalez, U.S. baseball player
    "The Goods" - Lamar Odom, U.S. basketball player
    "Googs" - Tom Gugliotta, U.S. basketball player
    "Goose"
    Leon Goslin, U.S. baseball player
    Rich Gossage U.S. baseball player
    Reece Tatum, U.S. basketball player
    "The Governor" - Francis C. Clement, British racing driver
    "G.P." - Gary Payton, U.S. basketball player
    "Grandma-ma" - Larry Johnson, U.S. basketball player
    "Le Grand Orange" - Daniel Staub, American baseball player
    "Grand Teuton" - Detlef Schrempf, German basketball player
    "Grapes" - Don Cherry, Canadian hockey coach, player and commentator
    "Greasy" ? Earle Neale, American football player
    "The Great One" ? Wayne Gretzky, Canadian hockey player
    "The Great White Hope" ? James J. Jeffries, U.S. boxer
    "The Great White Shark" - Greg Norman, Australian golfer
    "The Greatest" ? Muhammad Ali, U.S. boxer
    "The Grey Eagle" - Tris Speaker, U.S. baseball player
    "Greyhound" - Walter Davis, U.S. basketball player
    "Gronaldo" (French language pun, roughly "Fat Ronaldo") - Jean-Claude Darcheville, French footballer
    "Le Gros Bill" (French for "Fat Bill") - Jean B?liveau, Canadian ice hockey player
    "Grumpy" (sometimes "The Grump") - Bill Jenkins, U.S. drag racer
    "El Guapo" (Spanish, "The Handsome One") - Rich Garces, Venezuelan baseball player
    "Guga" ? Gustavo Kuerten, Brazilian tennis player
    "Gump" ? Lorne Worsley, Canadian hockey player
    "The Gumper" ? Lorne Worsley, Canadian hockey player
    "Guts" - Ishimatsu Suzuki, Japanese boxer

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    "H-Rod" - Henry Rodr?guez, Dominican baseball player
    "Half Man, Half Amazing" - Vince Carter, U.S. basketball player
    "Hammer"
    Juan Roldan, Argentine boxer
    Dave Schultz, Canadian ice hockey player
    "Hammerin' Hank"
    Hank Aaron, U.S. baseball player
    Hank Greenberg, U.S. baseball player
    Henry J. Nowak, U.S. basketball player
    "Hap" or "Happy" ?
    Clarence Day, Canadian ice hockey player and coach
    Oscar Felsch, U.S. baseball player
    Harold Hairston, U.S. basketball player
    Harry Holmes, Canadian ice hockey player
    Kevin Harvick, U.S. auto racer
    "The Hat" - Harry Walker, U.S. baseball player
    "The Hawk" -
    Andre Dawson,U.S. baseball player
    Ken Harrelson, U.S. baseball player
    Connie Hawkins, U.S. basketball player
    Aaron Pryor, U.S. boxer
    "The Head Ball Coach" - Steve Spurrier, American football coach
    "Hedo" or "Hido" - Hidayet T?rkoğlu, Turkish basketball player
    "The Helicopter" -
    Vahid Hashemian, Iranian footballer
    Ivan Zamorano, Chilean footballer
    "Heavy Lunch" ? Norman Hand, U.S. football player
    "Hendu" - Dave Henderson, U.S. baseball player
    "Hercules" - Mike Weaver, U.S. boxer
    "The Hick From French Lick" Larry Bird
    "His Heinous" - Bill Laimbeer, U.S. basketball player
    "The Hit Dog" - Mo Vaughn, U.S. baseball player
    "The Hit Man" -
    Ricky Hatton, English boxer
    Thomas Hearns, U.S. boxer
    Bret Hart, Canadian professional wrestling athlete
    Bob Sanders, U.S. football player
    "Hod" ? William H. Stuart, Canadian ice hockey player
    "HoJo" - Howard Johnson, U.S. baseball player
    "Hollywood" -
    Petter Solberg, Norwegian rally driver
    Hulk Hogan, U.S. professional wrestling athlete
    "L'homme des cavernes" (French for "Caveman") - S?bastien Chabal, French rugby player
    "Hondo" -
    Don Hahn, U.S. baseball player
    John Havlicek, U.S. basketball player
    Frank Howard, U.S. baseball player
    "Hooch" - Brad Daugherty, U.S. basketball player
    "Hooley" ? Reginald Smith, Canadian ice hockey player
    "The Hoosier Thunderbolt" - Amos Rusie, U.S. baseball player
    "Hootie" - William Johnson, U.S. golfer
    "Hoppo" - John Hopkins, Anglo-American motorcycle racer
    "Horse" -
    Dan Issel, U.S. basketball player
    Harry Mattos, U.S. football player
    Malik Rose, U.S. basketball player
    "Hot Plate" - John Williams, U.S. basketball player
    "Hot Rod" ?
    Rodney Hundley, U.S. basketball player
    John Williams, U.S. basketball player
    "The Houdini Of The Hardwood" - Bob Cousy, U.S. basketball player
    "House" - Jim Sandlak, Canadian ice hockey player
    "The Hoya Destroya" - Patrick Ewing, U.S. basketball player
    "The Human Highlight Reel" - Dominique Wilkins, U.S. basketball player
    "The Human Rain Delay" - Mike Hargrove, U.S. baseball player
    "Hungry" - Maynard Clark, U.S. motorcycle stunt rider
    "Hurricane" -
    Rubin Carter, U.S. boxer and falsely convicted murderer
    Alex Higgins, Ulster snooker cueist
    Herb Washington, U.S. baseball player
    Jimmy White, English snooker cueist

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    "Ibou" - Ibrahim Ba, French soccer player
    "Ibracadbra" - Zlatan Ibrahimović, Swedish soccer player
    "Ice Borg" ? Bj?rn Borg, Swedish tennis player
    "The Ice Box" ? Tim Newton, U.S. football player
    "Ice Maiden" - Chris Evert, U.S. tennis player
    "Iceman" -
    George Gervin, U.S. basketball player
    Stephen Hendry, Scottish snooker cueist
    Chuck Liddell, U.S. mixed martial arts fighter
    Terry Labonte, U. S. Motor racing champion.
    Kimi R?ikk?nen, Finnish Formula One driver
    "Ickey" ? Elbert Woods, U.S. football player
    "L'incomparable" - Philippe Sella, French rugby union player
    "Interesting" -Steve Davis, English snooker cueist
    "The Intimidator" ? Dale Earnhardt, Sr., U.S. stock car racer
    "L'intello" (French for "The Egghead") - Laurent Fignon, French cyclist
    "The Iranian Hercules" - Hossein Reza Zadeh, Iranian weightlifter
    "Irish" ? Emil Meusel, U.S. baseball player
    "The Iron Horse" ? Lou Gehrig, U.S. baseball player
    "The Iron Man" - Cal Ripken, Jr., U.S. baseball player
    "Iron Mike" -
    Mike Keenan, Canadian ice hockey coach and general manager
    Mike Tyson, U.S. boxer
    "Ironhead" ? Dale Earnhardt, Sr., U.S. stock car racer
    "Isky" - Ed Iskenderian, U.S. drag racer and land speed racer
    "The Italian Dragon" - Joe Calzaghe, Welsh boxer
    "The Italian Giant" - Primo Carnera, Italian boxer

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    "J-Chill" - Josh Childress, U.S. basketball player
    "J-Kidd" - Jason Kidd, U.S. basketball player
    "J.R." -
    Herman Reid, Jr., U.S. basketball player
    Isaiah Rider, U.S. basketball player
    "J-Rich" - Jason Richardson, U.S. basketball player
    "J-Roll"- Jimmy Rollins, U.S. baseball player
    "J-Smoove" - Josh Smith, U.S. basketball player
    "J-Will" - Jason Williams, U.S. basketball player
    "Jackie" ? John Y. Stewart, Scots Formula 1 driver
    "Jacques" ? Joseph H. Laperri?re, Canadian ice hockey player
    "Jake the Snake" -
    Jacques Plante, Canadian ice hockey player
    Jake Plummer, U.S. American football player
    Jake Roberts, U.S. professional wrestling legend
    "Jay-Jay" - Augustine Okocha, Nigerian footballer
    "Jean" ? Joseph Ratelle, Canadian ice hockey player
    "Jellybean" - Joe Bryant, U.S. basketball player and WNBA coach
    "Jersey Jim" - Jim McMahon, U.S. American football player
    "Jersey Joe" - Joe Walcott, U.S. boxer
    Jesse - James Cleveland Owens, U.S. Track & Field Athlete
    "Jesus" - Chris Ferguson, U.S. poker player
    "Jesus Shuttlesworth" - Ray Allen, U.S. basketball player
    "The Jet" -
    Joe Perry, U.S. American football player
    Kenny Smith, U.S. basketball player and analyst
    Jason Terry, U.S. basketball player
    Chet Walker, U.S. basketball player
    "Jim" - Richard P. Rathman, U.S. Indy racer
    "Jinx" ? Michael Spinks, U.S. boxer
    "Joe Willie" - Joe Namath, U.S. football player
    "Joe Barely Cares" - Joe Barry Carroll, U.S. basketball player
    "Johan I" - Johan Cruijff, Dutch footballer
    "Johan II" - Johan Neeskens, Dutch footballer
    "Joltin? Joe" ? Joe DiMaggio, U.S. baseball player
    "The Juice" - O.J. Simpson, American football player
    "Jumbo Joe" - Joe Thornton, Canadian ice hockey player
    "Junior" -
    Ulysses Bridgeman, U.S. basketball player
    Jim Gilliam, U.S. baseball player
    Ken Griffey, Jr., U.S. baseball player
    Robert G. Johnson, Jr., U.S. stock car racer
    Roy Jones Jr., U.S. boxer
    John S. Zink, Jr., U.S. Indy racer
    Dale Earnhardt, Jr., U.S. stock car racer
    "The Junkyard Dog" - Jerome Williams, U.S. basketball player

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    "K.G." - Kevin Garnett, U.S. basketball player
    "K-Mart" - Kenyon Martin, U.S. basketball player
    "K-Rod" - Francisco Rodriguez, U.S. baseball player
    "Kaiser Franz" - Franz Beckenbauer, German footballer
    "Kandi Man" ? Michael Olowokandi, Nigerian basketball player
    "The Kansas Comet" - Gale Sayers, U.S. football player
    "Kangaroo Kid" - Billy Cunningham, U.S. basketball player
    "Keano" -
    Robbie Keane, Irish footballer
    Roy Keane, Irish footballer and manager
    "Kelly" - Tommy Holmes, U.S. baseball player
    "The Kentucky Kid" - Nicky Hayden, U.S. motorcycle racer
    "The Kid" ?
    Sidney Crosby, Canadian ice hockey player
    Ted Williams, U.S. baseball player
    "Kid Thunder" - Shane Sutcliffe, Canadian boxer
    "King" -
    Francis Clancy, Canadian ice hockey player
    Mike Kelly, U.S. baseball player
    Henrik Lundqvist, Swedish ice hockey player
    "The King"
    Barry John, Welsh rugby union player
    Arnold Palmer, U.S. golfer
    Richard Petty, U.S. stock car racer
    "King Carl" - Carl Lewis, U.S. track & field athlete
    "King Eric" - Eric Cantona, French soccer player
    "King Felix" - Felix Hernandez, U.S. baseball player
    "King James" - LeBron James, U.S. basketball player
    "King Richard" -
    Richard Brodeur, Canadian hockey goalie
    Richard Petty, U.S. stock car racer
    "King of Monaco" - Graham Hill, Formula One driver
    "King of the Ice" - Jo Bonnier, Swedish Formula One and GT driver
    "King of the Mille Miglia" - Clemente Biondetti, Italian race driver
    "King of Spain" - Ashley Giles, English cricketer
    "King of the Used Cars" - Darel Dieringer, U.S. stock car racer
    "Kitch" - George Moir Christie, South African rugby union coach
    "The Kitchen" ? Nate Newton, U.S. football player
    "Kitty" - Jim Kaat, U.S. baseball player
    "Kleines dickes M?ller" (German, "Short fat M?ller") - Gerd M?ller, West German soccer player
    "Knuckles" - Chris Nilan, U.S. ice hockey player
    "Koppita" - Raymond Kopa, French soccer player
    "Krafty Ken " -Ken Doherty, Irish snooker cueist
    "Kral" (Turkish for "King") - Hakan Ş?k?r, Turkish footballer

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    "L. T." or "LT" -
    Lawrence Taylor, American football linebacker
    LaDainian Tomlinson, American football running back
    "The Landlord" - Latrell Sprewell, U.S. basketball player
    "Larry Legend" - Larry Bird, U.S. basketball player
    "Lash" - Peter Lorimer, Scottish footballer
    "The Las Vegas Kid" ? Andre Agassi, U.S. tennis player
    "Leadfoot" ? Wylie Baker, Jr., U.S. stock car driver
    "Lefty" ?
    Vernon G?mez, U.S. baseball player
    Robert Grove, U.S. baseball player
    Phil Mickelson, U.S. golfer
    Francis Joseph O'Doul, U.S. baseball player
    Claude Williams, U.S. baseball player
    "Left Hook" - Jeff Lacy, U.S. boxer
    "Le God" - Matthew Le Tissier, English footballer
    "Leicester's Favourite Son" - Gary Lineker, English footballer
    "Leon Duray" - pseudonym of George Stewart, U.S. race driver
    "Il Leone" (Italian for "The Lion") - Nigel Mansell, English Formula One driver
    "Le levrier palois" (French for "The Pau sight hound") - Philippe Bernat-Salles, French rugby union player
    "Lights Out" -
    Shawne Merriman, U.S. football player
    Brad Lidge, U.S. baseball player
    James Toney, U.S. boxer
    "Li'l Abner" - Cliff Hagan, U.S. basketball player
    "The Lion of Himara" - Pyrros Dimas, Greek weightlifter
    "The Lip" - Leo Durocher, U.S. baseball player
    "The Lithuanian Lion" - Vitas Gerulaitis, U.S. tennis player
    "Litti" - Jari Litmanen, Finnish footballer
    "The Little Big Man" - Sharmba Mitchell, U.S. boxer
    "Little Bill" ? WIlliam Johnston, U.S. tennis player
    "Little Buddha" -
    Roberto Baggio, Italian footballer
    Ivan de la Pe?a, Spanish footballer
    "Little Chocolate" ? George Dixon, Canadian boxer[24]
    "The Little Corporal" - Jacques Fouroux, French rugby union player and coach
    "Little Dynamo" - Halil Mutlu, Bulgaria-born Turkish weightlifter
    "The Little General" -
    Avery Johnson, U.S. basketball player and coach
    Ron Lancaster, Canadian football quarterback and coach
    "The Little Giant" ? Aurel Joliat, Canadian ice hockey player
    "Little Hands of Stone" - Michael Carbajal, U.S. boxer
    "The Little M" - Peter Mahovlich, Canadian hockey player
    "Little Miss Poker Face" - Chris Evert, U.S. tennis player
    "Little Naim" - Halil Mutlu, Bulgaria-born Turkish weightlifter
    "Little Poison - Lloyd Waner, U.S. baseball player
    "The Living Death" ? Lew Jenkins, U.S. boxer
    "Locomotora" (Spanish for "Locomotive") - Jorge Castro, Argentine boxer
    "Lolo" - Rosario Couture, Canadian hockey player[25]
    "The Lone Star Cobra" - Donald Curry, U.S. boxer
    "Long Bob" ? Robert Meusel, U.S. baseball player
    "Lord Byron" -
    Byron Dafoe, English ice hockey player
    Byron Nelson, U.S. golfer
    "Loser" ? Marcus di Rollo, Scotland rugby union player
    "Losing Pitcher" - Hugh Mulcahy, U.S. baseball player
    "Louisiana Lightning" - Ron Guidry, U.S. baseball player
    "The Louisville Lip" ? Muhammad Ali, U.S. boxer
    "Lucky" - Lloyd Casner, U.S. GT race driver

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    "M-15" - Markku Uusipaavalniemi, Finnish curler[26]
    "Macho" - H?ctor Camacho, U.S. boxer
    "Mad Dog" -
    Gene Hatcher, U.S. boxer
    Greg Maddux, U.S. baseball player
    "Mad Max" ?
    Vernon Maxwell, U.S. basketball player
    Maxime Talbot, Canadian ice hockey player
    "Mad Mike" - Mike Milbury, U.S. hockey player/former general manager and coach
    "The Mad Bomber" ? Daryle Lamonica, U.S. football player
    "The Mad Hungarian" ? Al Hrabosky, U.S. baseball player
    "The Mad Russian" ? Bill Vukovich, U.S. auto racer
    "The Mad Stork" ? Ted Hendricks, U.S. football player
    "The Maestro" ? Juan Manuel Fangio, Argentine Formula One driver
    "Magic" ? Earvin Johnson, U.S. basketball player
    "Magic Man" -
    Paul Malignaggi U.S. boxer
    Antonio Tarver U.S. boxer
    "Ma?tre Jacques" (French for "Master Jacques") - Jacques Anquetil, French cyclist
    "Le Magnifique" (French for "The Magnificent") - Mario Lemieux, Canadian ice hockey player
    "The Mahatma" ? Branch Rickey, U.S. baseball executive
    "The Mailman" ? Karl Malone, U.S. basketball player
    "The Maine-iac" - Tim Sylvia, U.S. mixed martial arts fighter
    "Majik" - Don Majkowski, U.S. football player
    "Mamba" - Kobe Bryant, U.S. basketball player
    "The Man from Mars" - Otis Sistrunk, U.S. football player
    "The Man in Black" - Dale Earnhardt, Sr., American NASCAR racer
    "The Man in the Brown Suit" - Adolph Rupp, U.S. basketball coach
    "The Manassa Mauler" ? Jack Dempsey, American boxer
    "Manos de Piedra"' (Spanish for "Hands of Stone") - Roberto Duran, Panamanian boxer
    "Mantequilla" (Spanish for "Butter") - Jos? Napoles, Cuban-Mexican boxer
    "Manu" - Emanuel Ginobili, Argentine basketball player
    "M?o Santa" (Portuguese for "Holy Hand") - Oscar Schmidt, Brazilian basketball player
    "The Maradona of the Carpathians" - Gheorghe Hagi, Romanian footballer
    "Marvelous Marv" - Marv Throneberry, U.S. baseball player
    "Marvelous Marvin" ? Marvin Hagler, U.S. boxer
    "The Matrix" - Shawn Marion, U.S. basketball player
    "Maverick" - Bill Golden, U.S. wheelstander drag racer[27]
    "The Mayor" ?
    Fred Hoiberg, U.S. basketball player
    Sean Casey, U.S. baseball player
    "Meadowlark" ? George Lemon, U.S. Harlem Globetrotters basketball player
    "Mean Joe" ? Joe Greene, U.S. football player
    "Medvěd" or "Meda" (Czech for "Bear" or "Teddy bear") - Pavel Nedvěd, Czech footballer
    "The Meeks" - Chamique Holdsclaw, Semeka Randall, and Tamika Catchings when all three were basketball teammates at the University of Tennessee
    "Mercury" ? Eugene Morris, U.S. football player
    "The Messiah" ? Mark Messier, Canadian ice hockey player
    "Michigan Assassin" ? Stanley Ketchel, American boxer
    "Michigan Mauler" ? Stanley Ketchel, American boxer
    "Mickey" ?
    Gordon Cochrane, American baseball catcher and manager
    Fred J. Ion, Canadian ice hockey player
    "Microwave" - Vinnie Johnson, U.S. basketball player
    "Midas" - Pyrros Dimas, Greek weightlifter
    "Mido" - Ahmed Hossam, Egyptian footballer
    "Mighty Mouse" - Damon Stoudamire, U.S. basketball player
    "Million Dollar Bill" ? Bill Elliott, U.S. stock car racer
    "Minnie" ? Saturnino Mi?oso Arrieta, Cuban baseball player
    "The Minister of Defense" - Reggie White, U.S. American football player
    "Minnesota Fats" ? Rudolph Wanderone Jr., U.S. pool player
    "Miracle Matthew" ? Matthew Saad Muhammad, U.S. boxer
    "The Missile" - Qadry Ismail, U.S. football player
    "Mr. Big Shot" - Chauncy Billups, U.S. basketball player
    "Mr. Bill" - Bill Cartwright, U.S. basketball player
    "Mr. Clutch" ?
    Drew Pearson, U.S. football player
    Jerry West, U.S. basketball player
    "Mr. Cowboy" ? Bob Lilly, U.S. football player
    "Mr. Cub" ? Ernie Banks, U.S. baseball player
    "Mr. Ed" - John Elway, U.S. American football player
    "Mr. Everything" - Craig Ehlo, U.S. basketball player
    "Mr. Flathead" - John Bradley, U.S. nostalgia drag racer
    "Mr. George" - George Weah, Liberian footballer
    "Mr. Hockey" - Gordie Howe, Canadian ice hockey player
    "Mr. May" (derogatory)? Dave Winfield, U.S. baseball player
    "Mr. Mean" - Larry Smith, U.S. basketball player
    "Mr. Monaco" - Graham Hill, Formula One driver
    "Mr. Moves" - Michael Russell, U.S. basketball player
    "Mr. October" ? Reggie Jackson, U.S. baseball player
    "Mr. Rallycross - Martin Schanche, Norwegian rallycross driver.
    "Mr. November" ? Derek Jeter, U.S. baseball player
    "Mr. X" ? Miller Barber, U.S. golfer
    "Mr. Zero" - Frank Brimsek, U.S. ice hockey player
    "Mo" -
    Mike Modano, U.S. ice hockey player
    'Mariano Rivera, U.S. baseball player
    Mo Wil - Mo Williams, U.S. basketball player
    "Moe the Toe" - Moe Racine, Canadian football player
    "The Molester" ? Lester Hayes, U.S. football player
    "Mongoose" - Tom McEwen, U.S. drag racer
    "Monsieur Dakar" (French , "Mister Dakar")? Karel Loprais, Czech rally driver
    "Monster Mash" - Jamal Mashburn, U.S. basketball player
    "Monty" -
    Colin Montgomerie, Scottish golfer
    Mudhsuden Singh Panesar, English cricketer
    "Moochie" - Martyn Norris, U.S. basketball player
    "Mookie" -
    Daron Blaylock, U.S. basketball player
    William H. Wilson, U.S. baseball player
    "Moose" -
    Andre Dupon, Canadian ice hockey player
    F. X. Goheen, Canadian ice hockey player
    Ernest Johnson, Canadian ice hockey player
    Mark Messier, Canadian ice hockey player
    Harry Watson, Canadian ice hockey player
    Daryl Johnston, U.S. American football player
    Mike Mussina, U.S. baseball player
    "Mo-Pete" - Morris Peterson, American basketball player
    "Morocho" - Carlos Hernandez, Venezuelan boxer
    "The Motor City Cobra" ? Thomas Hearns, U.S. boxer
    "The Mouse" - Bruce Strauss, U.S. boxer
    "Mudcat" - Jim Grant, U.S. baseball player
    "Muggsy" -
    Tyrone Bogues, U.S. basketball player
    Gary Allenson, U.S. baseball player
    "Murali" - Muttiah Muralitharan, Sri Lankan cricketer
    "Il muro di Berlino" (Italian, "The Berlin Wall") - Fabio Cannavaro, Italian footballer
    "Murph" - Erwin Chamberlain, Canadian hockey player[28][29]
    "Muscles" - Ken Rosewall, Australian tennis player
    "Mush" - Harold March, Canadian ice hockey player
    "Mystery Man" - Andr? Jackson, French-born track & field athlete

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    "Nails" - Lenny Dykstra, U.S. baseball player
    "Nancy Drew" - J.D. Drew, U.S. baseball player
    "Nanni" - Giovanni G. G. Galli, Italian GT and Grand Prix driver
    "Nasty" - Ilie Năstase, Romanian tennis player
    "Natural" - Randy Couture, U.S. mixed martial arts fighter
    "Nate The Great" - Nate Thurmond, U.S. basketball player
    "Negher" (Italian, "darkie") -Giuseppe Campari, Italian Grand Prix driver
    "Nen?" - Maybyner Rodney Hilario, Brazilian basketball player (like many Brazilian sports stars, they use their nicknames or are referred by one name only; now his legal name)
    "Neon" - Deion Sanders, U.S. American football and baseball player
    "Neon Leon" ? Leon Spinks, U.S. boxer
    "Never Nervous" ? Pervis Ellison, U.S. basketball player
    "Newsy" ? Edouard Lalonde, Canadian ice hockey player
    "The Next One" -
    Sidney Crosby, Canadian ice hockey player
    Eric Lindros, Canadian ice hockey player
    "Nick The Quick" - Nick Van Exel, U.S. basketball player
    "Nigerian Nightmare" - Christian Okoye, Nigerian player of American football
    "Night Train" - Dick Lane, U.S. American football player
    "Nicoletta" - Nicole Trimmel, Austrian kickboxer
    "Ninja" - Murilo Rua, Brazilian mixed martial arts fighter
    "Nino" - Emilio Farina, Italian Grand Prix driver
    "The Nugget" -Steve Davis, English snooker cueist

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    "Obagoal"- Obafemi Martins, Nigerian football player
    "Obi One Ginobili"- Manu Ginobili, Argentinian basketball player
    "Ocho Cinco"- Chad Johnson, U.S. American football player
    "Oh Henry!" - Henry Rodr?guez, Dominican baseball player
    "Ohio Fats" - Jack Nicklaus, U.S. golfer
    "Ohio George" - George Montgomery, U.S. drag racing driver
    "Oil Can" - Dennis Boyd, U.S. baseball player
    "The Ol' Ball Coach" - Steve Spurrier, American football coach
    "Ol' Pete" - Grover Cleveland Alexander, U.S. baseball player
    "Old Aches and Pains" - Luke Appling, U.S. baseball player
    "Old Bootnose" ? Sid Abel, Canadian ice hockey player
    "The Old Mongoose" ? Archie Moore, U.S. boxer
    "Old Poison" ? Nels Stewart, Canadian ice hockey player
    "One Dog" - Lance Johnson, U.S. baseball player
    "One Size" - Fitz Hall, English soccer player
    "The Ordinary Superstar" ? Johnny Rodgers, Canadian and U.S. football player
    "The Original Bull" - Jerry Sloan, U.S. basketball player
    "Os" (Afrikaans, "Ox") - Jacobus Petrus du Randt, South African rugby union player
    "Osbad" - Chris Osgood, Canadian ice hockey player
    "Ossie" - Oscar Asmundson, Canadian hockey player[30]
    "The Owl Without a Vowel" - Bill Mlkvy, U.S. basketball player
    "Ozo" - Sandis Ozolinsh, Latvian hockey player

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    "Pacman" -
    Adam Jones, U.S. football player
    Manny Pacquiao, Filipino boxer
    "Pan Dakar" (Czech, "Mr. Dakar")? Karel Loprais, Czech rally driver
    "Pappy" ? Carmel Fernandez, U.S. NASCAR driver
    "Pants" ? Clarence Rowland, U.S. baseball player
    "Papa Bear" ? George Halas, U.S. football coach
    "Parnelli" ? Rufus P. Jones, U.S. Indy racer
    "Pat" ? Ueal E. Patrick, U.S. Champ Car and IRL racing team owner
    "Pat the Bat" ? Pat Burrell, American baseball player
    "The Pazmanian Devil" - Vinny Paz, U.S. boxer
    "Peanuts" ? Marie Johnson, American Negro League baseball player[31]
    "Pee Wee"
    Harold Reese, American baseball player
    Paul Wanninger, American baseball player
    "The Peerless Leader" - Frank Chance, U.S. baseball player
    "Peja" - Predrag Stojaković, Serbian basketball player
    "Pel?" ? Edson Arantes do Nascimento, Brazilian footballer
    "Le Pel? du rugby" (French, "The Pel? of Rugby")? - Serge Blanco, French rugby union player
    "Pelusa" (Spanish, "fuzz") ? Diego Maradona, Argentinian soccer player
    "Penny" ? Anfernee Hardaway, U.S. basketball player
    "Le Penseur" (French for "The Thinker") - Jean B?liveau, Canadian ice hockey player
    "The People's Champ" -
    Freddie Mitchell, U.S. football player
    Dwayne The Rock Johnson, U.S. professional wrestling athlete
    "The People's Cherce" - Dixie Walker, U.S. baseball player
    "Pepper" ? Johnny Martin, American baseball player
    "Peppermint" - Alfonso Frazer, Panamanian boxer
    "Perk" - Kendrick Perkins, U.S. basketball player
    "Le Petoulet" (French , "the rat-droppings")? - Maurice Trintignant, French Formula One driver[32]
    "Phat" ? Gordon Wilson, Canadian ice hockey player
    "The Phantom" - Roy Makaay, Dutch footballer
    "Phantom Joe" ? Maurice Malone, Canadian ice hockey player
    "Pi" - Per-Inge Walfridsson, Swedish rally driver[33]
    "El Pibe de Oro" (Spanish for "The Golden Kid") - Diego Maradona, Argentinian footballer
    "El Pibe" (Spanish for "The Kid")- Carlos Valderrama, Colombian footballer
    "Piffles" ? Neil J. Taylor, Canadian football player and coach
    "Pig" - Oliver Miller, U.S. basketball player
    "Pinball" ? Michael Clemons, Canadian football player
    "The Pink Panther" - Toni Kukoč, Croatian basketball player
    "Piper" - Lorenzo Davis, U.S. Negro League baseball player
    "Pipino" - Jose Cuevas, Mexican boxer
    "Il Pirata" (Italian for "The Pirate") - Marco Pantani, Italian cyclist
    "Pistol Pete" ?
    Pete Maravich, U.S. basketball player
    Pete Sampras, U.S. tennis player
    "Pit" -
    Alfred Lepine, Canadian ice hockey player
    Hubert Martin, Canadian ice hockey player
    "Pitchin' Paul" - Paul Arizin, U.S. basketball player
    "The Pitbull" - Edgar Davids, Dutch footballer
    "Pizza" - Peter Hutton , Northern Irish footballer
    "Platoche" - Michel Platini, French soccer player
    "Pocket Dynamo" -Graeme Dott, Scottish snooker cueist
    "Pocket Hercules" - Naim S?leymanoğlu, Bulgaria-born Turkish weightlifter
    "The Pocket Rocket" ?
    Graeme Dott, Scottish snooker cueist
    Wayne McCullough, Irish boxer
    Calvin Murphy, U.S. basketball player
    Henri Richard, Canadian hockey player
    "Pooh" - Jerome Richardson, U.S. basketball player
    "Poosh 'em up" - Tony Lazzeri, U.S. baseball player
    "Pop" ? Maurice F. Eargle, U.S. NASCAR, Sportsman, and Modifieds driver
    "Pops"
    Curtis Turner, U.S. stock car driver
    Willie Stargell, U.S. baseball player
    "Popeye" -
    Don Zimmer, U.S. baseball player and manager
    Ronald Jones, U.S. basketball player
    "Pork Chop" - Floyd Womack, U.S. football player
    "Porky" - George Andrews, Canadian basketball player
    "Poupou" - Raymond Poulidor, French cyclist
    "The Pounding Pontiff" - Marquez Pope, U.S. American football player
    Pre - Steve Prefontaine, U.S. Track & Field Athlete
    "Preacher" - Elwin Roe, U.S. baseball player
    "Pretty Boy" -
    Floyd Mayweather, Jr., U.S. boxer,
    David Car, United States QB, FA
    "Preki" - Predrag Radosavljevic, Serbia-born American soccer player
    "The President" - Reggie Bush, U.S. football player
    "Prince" - Naseem Hamed, English boxer
    "Prince Charles"- Charles Barkley, U.S. basketball player
    "Prince of Mid-Air" - World B. Free, U.S. basketball player
    "Primetime" ?
    Kendrick Jones, U.S. football player
    Deion Sanders, U.S. football player
    "The Professor" -
    Grayson Boucher, U.S. street basketball player
    Alain Prost, French Formula One driver
    "Pronk" - Travis Hafner, U.S. baseball player
    "Psycho" -Peter Ebdon, English snooker cueist
    "Puddin' Head" - Willie Jones, U.S. baseball player
    "Pudge" -
    Carlton Fisk, U.S. baseball player
    Iv?n Rodr?guez, Puerto Rican baseball player
    "Puff Nuts" - Jaromir Jagr, Czech ice hockey player
    "Pumpsie" - Elijah Jerry Green, U.S. baseball player
    "Punch" -
    Harry L. Broadbent, Canadian ice hockey player
    George Imlach, Canadian ice hockey player and coach

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    "Q" or "Q-Rich" - Quentin Richardson, U.S. Basketball player
    "Quick" - James Tillis, U.S. boxer
    "Quick Six" - Cory Philpot, U.S. player of Canadian football
    "The Quiet Man" - John Ruiz, Puerto Rican boxer
    "Quitschko" - Vitali Klitschko, Ukrainian boxer

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    "R-Jeff" - Richard Jefferson, U.S. basketball player
    "Rabbit" - Walter Maranville, U.S. baseball player
    "The Radar" - Wilfred Benitez, Puerto Rican boxer
    "Rad-Man" - Vladimir Radmanović, Serbian basketball player
    "Rag" - Bob Griese, U.S. American football player
    "The Ragamuffin Man" - Lloyd Honeyghan, British boxer
    "Raging Bull" -
    Vic Darchinyan, Australian boxer
    Jake LaMotta, American boxer
    "The Raging Potato" - Keith Wood, Irish rugby union player
    "The Rain Man" - Shawn Kemp, U.S. basketball player
    "The Rainmaster" - Rudolf Caracciola, German Grand Prix driver
    "Rajah" ? Rogers Hornsby, U.S. baseball player
    "Rambo" ? Kurt Rambis, U.S. basketball player
    "Rat" -
    Harry Westwick, Canadian ice hockey player
    Mat Rogers, Australian rugby league and rugby union player
    "The Rattler" ? Ken Riley, U.S. football player
    "Raymond la science" (French for Brainy Raymond) - Raymond Goethals, Belgian soccer player and coach
    "Razor" -
    Donovan Ruddock, Canadian boxer
    Neil Ruddock, British footballer
    "The Reading Rifle" - Carl Furillo, U.S. baseball player
    "The Real Deal" - Evander Holyfield, U.S. boxer
    "Rebounds" ?
    Marc-Andr? Fleury, Canadian ice hockey player
    "Red" ?
    Richard Amick, U.S. Indy racer
    Arnold Auerbach, U.S. basketball coach
    Gordon Berenson, Canadian ice hockey player[34][35]
    Robert Byron, U.S. NASCAR stock car racer
    Lowell Dawson
    Harold Grange, U.S. football player
    George Horner, Canadian ice hockey player
    Leonard Kelly, Canadian ice hockey player
    Johnny Kerr, U.S. basketball player
    John Murray, U.S. baseball player
    Ephraim J. Rocha, U.S. basketball player
    Charles Ruffing, U.S. baseball player
    Albert Schoendienst, U.S. baseball player
    Roy Storey, Canadian ice hockey player
    "Red Light" - Andr? Racicot, Canadian ice hockey player
    "Red Light Curt" - Curt Schilling, U.S. baseball player
    "The Refrigerator" ? William Perry, U.S. football player
    "Regenmeister" (German, "Rainmaster") - Rudolf Caracciola, German Grand Prix driver
    "Ricky Buckets" - Ricky Davis, U.S. basketball player
    "Rifleman" - Chuck Person, U.S. basketball player
    "O Rei" (Portuguese, "The King") - Pel?, Brazilian soccer player
    "Riggo" - John Riggins, U.S. football player
    "Rip" - Richard Hamilton, U.S. basketball player
    "Ripper" - James Collins, U.S. baseball player
    "The Riverton Rifle" - Reggie Leach, Canadian ice hockey player
    "The Roadrunner" - Yvan Cournoyer, Canadian hockey player
    "Robot Rothen" - J?r?me Rothen, French soccer player
    "The Rock" -
    Marcel Desailly, French soccer player
    Dwayne Johnson, U.S. professional wrestling athlete
    "The Rocket" ?
    Roger Clemens, U.S. baseball player
    Raghib Ismail, U.S. football player
    Ronnie O'Sullivan, English snooker cueist
    Maurice Richard, Canadian hockey player
    "Rodger the Dodger" ? Rodger Ward, U.S. Indy racer
    "Roo" - Wayne Rooney, English soccer player
    "Rooney" - ?arūnas Marčiulionis, Lithuanian basketball player
    "The Round Mound of Rebound" ? Charles Barkley, U.S. basketball player
    "Rubinho" - Rubens Barrichello, Brazilian Formula One driver
    "The Rushville Rocket" ? Anthony W. Stewart, U.S. NASCAR driver[36]
    "The Russian Rocket" - Pavel Bure, Russian ice hockey player, Alex Popov Russian swimmer
    "Rusty" -
    Samuel Crawford, Canadian ice hockey player
    Lleyton Hewitt, Australian tennis player
    Daniel Staub, American baseball player
    Russell W. Wallace, U.S. stock car racer[37]

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    "S.A.S" - Alan Shearer & Chris Sutton, partnership nickname whilst playing for Blackburn Rovers
    "Saba" or "Sabas" - Arvydas Sabonis, Lithuanian basketball player
    "St. Patrick" - Patrick Roy, Canadian ice hockey player
    "Salsero" - Alfredo Escalera, Puerto Rican boxer
    "El Salvador" - Johan Cruijff, Dutch footballer
    "Sam" - Justin Barry, American basketball player
    "Sam I Am" - Sam Cassell, U.S. basketball player
    "Sammy" - Sergei Samsonov, Russian hockey player
    "Samurai Mike" - Mike Singletary , U.S. football player
    "San Marco"- Marco van Basten, Dutch footballer
    "Sandy" - Sanford Koufax, U.S. baseball player
    "Saras" or "Sharas" - ?arūnas Jasikevičius, Lithuanian basketball player
    "Satchel" ? LeRoy Paige, U.S. baseball player
    "Satellite" - Willie Totten , U.S. football player
    "The Say Hey Kid" ? Willie Mays, U.S. baseball player
    "Scarface" - Franck Rib?ry, French soccer player
    "Schnozz" ? Ernie Lombardi, U.S. baseball player
    "Schoolboy" - Lynwood Rowe, U.S. baseball player
    "Schumi" ? Michael Schumacher, German Formula One driver
    "Scooter" -
    Richard Barry, U.S. basketball player
    Phil Rizzuto, U.S. baseball player
    "Scotty" ?
    Allan M. Davidson, Canadian ice hockey player
    Ian Morrison, Canadian ice hockey player
    "Scrap Iron" - Phil Garner, U.S. baseball player
    "Seattle Bill" - Bill James, U.S. baseball player
    "The Secretary of Defense" -
    David Jones, U.S. football player
    Garry Maddox, U.S. baseball player
    "Le S?nateur" (French for "The Senator") - Serge Savard, Canadian ice hockey player
    "Senior" - Dale Earnhardt, U.S. stock car racing
    "Se?or October" - David Ortiz, Dominican Republican baseball player
    "Se?or Papi" - David Ortiz, Dominican Republican baseball player
    "Seve" - Severiano Ballesteros, Spanish golfer
    "Shaq" - Shaquille O'Neal, U.S. basketball player
    "The Shark" - Jeff Samardzija, American football and baseball player
    Sheed - Rasheed Wallace, U.S. basketball player
    "Sheva" - Andriy Shevchenko, Ukrainian soccer player
    "Shoeless Joe" ? Joe Jackson, U.S. baseball player
    "Shorty" ?
    Wilfred Green, Canadian ice hockey player
    William Cantlon, U.S. midget racer
    "Shogun" - Mauricio Rua, Brazilian mixed martial arts fighter
    "Shotgun" - George Shuba, U.S. baseball player
    "Shrek" - Kevin Mench, U.S. baseball player
    "Shrimp" ? Roy Worters, Canadian ice hockey player
    "Shug" ? Ralph Jordan, U.S. college football coach
    "The Silent Serb" - Bill Vukovich, U.S. Indy racer
    "Silk" - Jamaal Wilkes, U.S. basketball player
    "The Silver Fox" -
    Lester Patrick, Canadian ice hockey player and coach
    David Pearson, U.S. auto racer
    Edwin Snider, U.S. baseball player
    Piero Taruffi, Italian auto and moto racer and manager
    "Sir Charles" ? Charles Barkley, U.S. basketball player
    "Skeletor" -Peter Ebdon, English snooker cueist
    "Skip To My Lou" - Rafer Alston, U.S. basketball player
    "Skippy" - Fred Burchell, U.S. hockey player[38]
    "Skoonj" - Carl Furillo, U.S. baseball player
    "Skywalker" -
    Avelino Lim, Philippines basketball player
    David Thompson, U.S. basketball player
    "Slammin' Sammy" -
    Sam Snead, U.S. golfer
    Sammy Sosa, Dominican baseball player
    "Slash" - Kordell Stewart, U.S. football player
    "Slats" - Glen Sather, Canadian ice hockey player
    "Sleepy" - Eric Floyd, U.S. basketball player
    "Sliderman" - Ga?l Monfils, French tennis player
    "Slinga" - Lasith Malinga, Sri Lankan cricketer
    "Slingin' Sammy" - Sam Baugh, U.S. football player[39]
    "Smilin' Jack" - John J. McGrath, U.S. Indy racer and mechanic
    "Smoke" ? Anthony W. Stewart, U.S. NASCAR driver[40]
    "Smokey" ? Henry Yunick, U.S. racing mechanic[41]
    "Smokin' Joe" ? Joe Frazier, U.S. boxer
    "Smoky" ? Forrest Harrill Burgess, U.S. baseball player
    "Smooth" - Chauncy Billups, U.S. basketball player
    "Smush" - William Parker, U.S. basketball player
    "The Snake" -
    Youri Djorkaeff, French soccer player
    Jake Plummer, U.S. American football player
    Don Prudhomme, U.S. drag racer
    Ken Stabler, U.S. American football player
    "Sniffer" - Allan Clarke, English footballer
    "Soapy" - Neil Castles, U.S. NASCAR stock car racer
    "Sockeye" - Tim Salmon, U.S. baseball player
    "Socks" - Ralph Seybold, U.S. baseball player
    "The Spaceman" - Bill Lee, U.S. baseball player
    "Spanish Chocolate" - Sergio Rodriguez, Spanish basketball player
    "The Spanish Fly" - Pau Gasol, Spanish basketball player
    "The Spanish Inquisition" - Pau Gasol, Spanish basketball player
    "Sparkplug" - Johnny Damon, U.S. baseball player
    "Sparky" - George Lee Anderson, American baseball player and manager
    "The Special One" - Jos? Mourinho, Portuguese football manager
    "The Speeding White Sausage" - Georg Hackl, German luger
    "Speedy" -
    Craig Claxton, U.S. basketball player
    Alfred Thompson, U.S. auto racer
    "Spider" -
    Ken Lockett, Canadian ice hockey goaltender
    Vladimir Sabich, U.S. skier
    John Salley, U.S. basketball player
    Jerry Sloan, U.S. basketball player
    "Spiderman" ?
    Helio Castroneves, Brazilian auto racer
    Carlo Cudicini, Italian football goalkeeper
    "The Splendid Splinter" ? Ted Williams, U.S. baseball player
    "The Springfield Rifle" - Vic Raschi, U.S. baseball player
    "Spud" - Anthony Webb, U.S. basketball player
    "Spuds" - Chris Sabo, U.S. baseball player
    "Spunk" - Emory Collins, Canadian auto racer and ice hockey player
    "The Squid" - Sidney Moncrief, U.S. basketball player
    "Squire" - Gene Sarazen, U.S. golfer
    "The Stache" ? Adam Morrison, U.S. basketball player
    "Stan the Man" ? Stan Musial, U.S. baseball player
    "Starbury" - Stephon Marbury, U.S. basketball player
    "Stat" - Amare Stoudemire, U.S. basketball player
    "The Steak" - Adriano, Brazilian football player
    "Steamer" ? Fred G. Maxwell, Canadian ice hockey player
    "Steelhammer" - Wladimir Klitschko, Ukrainian boxer
    "Stevie Wonder" - Steve Yzerman, Canadian ice hockey player
    "Stevie Y" - Steve Yzerman, Canadian ice hockey player
    "Stormin' Norman" - Norm Van Lier, U.S. basketball player
    "The Stratford Streak" - Howard W. Morenz, Canadian ice hockey player
    "Stretch" - Willie McCovey, U.S. baseball player
    "The Striking Viking" - Ewa Laurance, Swedish-born American pool player
    "Stuffy" - John Phalen McInniss, U.S. baseball player
    "Stumpy" - Gail Goodrich, U.S. basketball player
    "Sugar" -
    Carlos De Leon, Puerto Rican boxer
    Shane Mosley, U.S. boxer
    Ray Leonard, U.S. boxer
    "Sugar Ray Robinson" ? Walker Smith, Jr., U.S. boxer
    "The Sultan of Swat" ? George Ruth, U.S. baseball player
    "Superbrat" ? John McEnroe, U.S. tennis player
    "Super Mario" - Mario Lemieux, Canadian ice hockey player
    "Super Pippo" - Filippo Inzaghi, Italian soccer player
    "Super Tex" - A. J. Foyt, American Champ Car racer
    "Swede" ?
    Charles Risberg, U.S. baseball player
    David E. Savage, Jr., U.S. racing driver[42]
    "Sweeney" ? David Schriner, Canadian ice hockey player
    "Sweet Lou" - Lou Whitaker, American Baseball Player
    "Sweetness" - Walter Payton, U.S. American football player
    "Sweetwater" ? Nathaniel Clifton, U.S. basketball player

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    "T-Mac" - Tracy McGrady, U.S. basketball player
    "T-Mac Canada" - Todd MacCulloch, Canadian basketball player
    "Taffy" - Wolfgang von Trips, German Formula One driver[43]
    "Tank" - Terry Johnson, U.S. American football player
    "TNT" -
    Tony Tubbs, U.S. boxer
    Michael Turner, Lorenzo Neal, and LaDainian Tomlinson, trio of U.S. American football runningbacks
    "T.O." - Terrell Owens, U.S. American football player
    "The Tasmanian Devil" -
    Marcos Ambrose, Australian race truck driver.
    Terry O'Reilly, Canadian ice hockey player
    "Teddy Ballgame" ? Ted Williams, U.S. baseball player
    "Teeder" ? Ted Kennedy, Canadian ice hockey player
    "El Temible" (Spanish, The Feared) Jos? Luis Castillo, Mexican boxer
    "Termite" - Maurice Watkins, U.S. boxer
    "El Terrible" - Erik Morales, Mexican boxer
    "El Tren"- Adolfo Valencia,Colombian footballer
    "Terrible" - Tim Witherspoon, U.S. boxer
    "Terrible Ted" - Ted Lindsay, Canadian ice hockey player
    "Texas Jim" - James McElreath, U.S. NASCAR and IMCA racer
    "The Texas Tornado" -
    Sam Baugh, U.S. football player
    Colin Edwards, U.S. motorcycle racer
    "Thorpedo" - Ian Thorpe, Australian swimmer
    "Three Finger" - Mordecai Brown, U.S. baseball player
    "Three Mile Lyle" ? Lyle Alzado, U.S. football player
    "The Tank" - Yochanan Vollach, Israeli footballer
    "The Thrill" - Will Clark, U.S. baseball player
    "Thunder" - Arturo Gatti, U.S. boxer
    "Thunder Dan" ? Dan Majerle, U.S. basketball player
    "Thunder Matt" ? Matt Murton, U.S. baseball player
    "Tiger" ?
    Dariusz Michalczewski, Polish boxer
    Bill O'Reilly, Australian cricketer
    Dave Williams, Canadian ice hockey player
    Eldrick Woods, U.S. golfer
    "Tim" ?
    Tshimanga Biakabutuka, Canadian player of American football
    Miles Horton, Canadian ice hockey player
    Henry R. S. Birkin, British driver
    "Tinley Park Express" ? Melvin Bettenhausen, U.S. Indy driver
    "Tino"- Faustino Asprilla, Colombian footballer
    "Tiny" ?
    Nate Archibald, U.S. basketball player
    DeWayne L. Lund, U.S. NASCAR racer
    Cecil R. Thompson, Canadian ice hockey player
    "Tip" - James O'Neill, Canadian baseball player
    "Titi" - Thierry Henry, French soccer player
    "Toast" ? Elvis Patterson, U.S. football player
    "Toe" - Hector Blake, Canadian ice hockey player
    "The Toe" ? Lou Groza, U.S. football player
    "Tom Terrific" -
    Tom Brady, U.S. football player
    Tom Seaver, U.S. baseball player
    "Tom Thumb" -Charles J. P. Dodson, British moto racer
    "Tony" ? Melvin Bettenhausen, U.S. Indy driver
    "Tony the Tiger" ? Anthony W. Stewart, U.S. NASCAR driver[44]
    "Too Tall" ? Ed Jones, U.S. football player
    "Tooz" ? John Matsuzak, U.S. football player
    "Toro - Doro Plakadopoulos, Greek Basketball Player (nickname from Spain)
    "Tosser" - Chris Moulder, English cricket spin bowler
    "Tot?" - Salvatore Schillaci, Italian soccer player
    "Touchdown Tim" ? Tshimanga Biakabutuka, Canadian player of American football
    "T.P." - Tony Parker, French basketball player
    "Tractor" ? Robert Traylor, U.S. basketball player
    "Trader Jack" - Jack McKeon, U.S. baseball manager
    "Tree" - Wayne Rollins, U.S. basketball player
    "The Truth" -
    Paul Pierce, U.S. basketball player
    Carl Williams, U.S. boxer
    "The Turbanator" - Harbhajan Singh, Indian cricketer
    "Turk" ?
    Walter Broda, Canadian ice hockey player
    Steven Wendell, U.S. baseball player
    "Turkey" - Gerard Gallant, Canadian ice hockey player and coach
    "TV Tommy" - Tommy Ivo, U.S. drag racer
    "Two-Metre Peter" - Peter Crouch, English footballer
    "Two-Minute Tommy" - Tommy Kramer, U.S. American football player
    "Twin-Towers" ? Nik Antropov and Alexei Ponikarovsky Kazakhstan Ukraine Ice Hockey and Ice Hockey players
    "Ty" - Biron LaForest, Canadian baseball player
    "The Tyler Rose" ? Earl Campbell, U.S. football player

    [edit] U
    "U-15" - Markku Uusipaavalniemi, Finnish curler
    "Ulcers" - Frank McCool, Canadian hockey goalie
    "Uncle Cliffy" - Clifford Robinson, U.S. basketball player
    "Uncle Fester" - Keith Wood, Irish rugby union player
    "The Unabomber" - Phil Laak, professional poker player
    "The Unabombshell" - Jennifer Tilly, professional poker player (and actress); named because of her romantic involvement with Laak

    [edit] V
    "Le vengeur masqu?" (French for "The Masked Avenger") - Henri Leconte, French tennis player
    "Vermin" - Chris Vermeulen, Australian motorcycle racer
    "Vinsanity - Vince Carter, U.S. basketball player
    "Vishnu" - Vikash Dhorasoo, French soccer player
    "Mantovano Volante" (Italian, "The Flying Mantuan")- Tazio G. Nuvolari, Italian Grand Prix driver
    "Vuky" ? Bill Vukovich, U.S. Indy racer
    "Viru" - Virender Sehwag, Indian cricketer
    "Vinny Greenballs" - Vinny Testaverde, U.S. football player

    [edit] W
    "Wahoo Sam" - Sam Crawford, U.S. baseball player
    "The Wall" - Rahul Dravid, Indian cricketer
    "Wardo" - Cam Ward, Canadian ice hockey player
    "The Waiter" - Toni Kukoč, Croatian basketball player
    "The Walrus" - Craig Stadler, U.S. golfer
    "Wee" - David Lira , U.S. Midway Football player
    "Weeb" ? Wilbur Ewbank, U.S. football player and coach
    "The Welsh Potting Machine" -Mark Williams, Welsh snooker cueist
    "The Welsh Wizard" ? Ryan Giggs, Welsh footballer
    "Whipper" ? Harry Watson, Canadian ice hockey player
    "Whispering Death" - Michael Holding (West Indian cricketer)]]
    "White Chocolate" - Jason Williams, U.S. basketball player
    "The White Pel?" - Zico, Brazilian soccer player
    "White Shoes" - Billy Johnson, U.S. football player
    "Whitey" -
    Edward Ford, American baseball player
    Dorrel Norman Elvert Herzog, American baseball manager
    "Whizzer" - Byron R. White, American football player
    "The Wild Bull of the Pampa" - Luis Firpo, Argentinian boxer
    "The Wild Horse of the Osage" - Pepper Martin, U.S. baseball player
    "The Wild Indian from Atlanta" - Gober Sosebee, U.S. NASCAR racer
    "Wildfire" - Frank Schulte, U.S. baseball player
    "Wilko" - Jonny Wilkinson, English rugby player
    "Williams" - pseudonym of William Grover-Williams, British Grand Prix racer
    "Willy" - Casey Weedon, English footballer
    "Wilt the Stilt" ? Wilt Chamberlain, U.S. basketball player
    "Winky" - Ronald Wright, U.S. Boxer
    "The Wizard(s)" -
    Daniel Sedin & Henrik Sedin, Swedish ice hockey players
    Gus Williams, U.S. basketball player
    Walt Williams, U.S. basketball player
    "The Wizard of the Dribble" - Stanley Matthews, English footballer
    "The Wizard of Oz" - Ozzie Smith, U.S. baseball player
    "The Wizard of Westwood" - John Wooden, U.S. basketball player and coach (the nickname is specific to his coaching career at UCLA)
    "The Wizard of Wishaw " -John Higgins, Scottish snooker cueist
    "WJ" - Warren Johnson, U.S. Pro Stock drag racer
    "The Woodies" ? Todd Woodbridge and Mark Woodforde, Australian tennis doubles team
    "Woody" - DeWitt Smallwood, U.S. Negro League baseball player
    "World" -
    Jerry Rice, U.S. football player
    Lloyd B. Free U.S. basketball player (once was his legal first name; has since reverted)
    "The Worm" - Dennis Rodman, U.S. basketball player
    "The Wunderkind" - Dirk Nowitzki, German basketball player

    [edit] X
    "The X-Man" - Xavier McDaniel, U.S. basketball player

    [edit] Y
    "Yancy" - Darel Dieringer, U.S. stock car racer
    "The Yankee Clipper" ? Joe DiMaggio, U.S. baseball player
    "Ya-Ya" - Y.A. Tittle, U.S. American football player
    "Yaz" - Carl Yastrzemski, U.S. baseball player
    "Yogi"- Lawrence Berra, United States baseball player
    "Youk"- Kevin Youkilis, United States baseball player
    "Yount Too"- Randy Yount, U.S. I.M.C.A. Modified racing driver

    [edit] Z
    "Z" ? Carlos Zambrano, Venezuelan baseball player
    "Zeke" ? Isiah Thomas, U.S. basketball player
    "Zeke from Cabin Creek" - Jerry West, U.S. basketball player
    "The Zen Master" - Phil Jackson, U.S. basketball coach
    "Zico" - Arthur Antunes Coimbra, Brazilian footballer
    "Zizou" - Zinedine Zidane, French footballer
    "Zo" - Alonzo Mourning, U.S. basketball player
    "Zog On The Tyne" - Charles N'Zogbia, French Soccer player
    "Zookeeper" - John Mulligan, U.S. drag racing driver
    "Zeko" - (Bosnian, "Rabbit")- Almir Turkovic, Bosnian footballer
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