12 Player Nickname Origins To Spring on People at Super Bowl Parties
Player nicknames are awesome. We wish someone in our office would bestow a really cool one on us! Invariably, though, we’ll get a nickname like, “Sloth,” “Jumbo” or “Booger-Eater.” Jerks.
Sometimes we find ourselves using a player’s nickname so much, it never dawns on us that we don’t know where it came from. So here at SportsGrid, we thought we’d do some research to dig down to the bottom to find out the origins of some of the best sports nicknames in the game.
12 Interesting(-ish) Sports Player Nickname Origins
Unless otherwise specified, we found this info over at the ol’ Wikipedia. Heard of it?
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