25 Athlete Nicknames That Somehow Never Caught On

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Alex Rodriguez: "Al-R"

Chris "Topher" Bosh

"Molasses" Ray Leonard

"Sometimes Flip-Flops" Joe Jackson

Julius "The OB/GYN" Erving

"Julius" Earvin Johnson

Earvin "Reality" Johnson

Earvin "Black Larry Bird" Johnson

Willie Mays: "The Say Wha? Brah"

Cecil "Negligent Parent" Fielder

Walt "Steve" Frazier

Clyde "Walt Frazier" Drexler

Rubin "Tropical Depression" Carter

Ted Williams: "The Multitalented Guy"

George Herman "Ol' Big Toddler" Ruth

Mike Krzyzewski: "M-Krzyzewski"

Dale Earnhardt, Sr.: "The Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s Dad"

Anthony "Possible Growth Disorder" Webb

"Poopie" Blaylock

"Penis" Pete Maravich

Calvin Johnson: "Cy-Kill, Leader of the Gobot Renegades"

Harold Miner: "Baby Pete Myers"

Florence Griffith Joyner: "Flo-Griff"

"Fe (26)" Mike Tyson

Wilt "F—ked Your Girlfriend" Chamberlain

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