Baseball has its own language. There are a lot of crazy and obscure things that ballplayers say to each other throughout the course of a game, including funny or hilarious nicknames. With over 18,000 men having played professional baseball, there are some memorable nicknames that have been handed out.
For the purpose of this list, we’ve decided to leave out the nicknames that players were primarily identified by, like Yogi Berra, Chipper Jones, and Babe Ruth. Here are, in no particular order, some of the best nicknames in baseball history that you’ve possibly never heard of.