The Best Nicknames in Baseball History

Jimmy Bannon: Foxy Grandpa

Credit: Baseball Reference

Credit: Baseball Reference

With a short four-year career, spanning from 1893-1896, most people have never heard of Jimmy Bannon. He was an outfielder who owns a .320 career batting average, and helped turn 12 double plays from right field, which is second most in a season for an outfielder in baseball history.

Oh, and he also has an incredible nickname as well.

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