Baseball Hall of Fame Birth Names & Nicknames

Every Hall of Fame Players Birth Name & Nicknames

The few, the elite, the enshrined members of the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown. Listed below in alphabetical order is the complete membership to the baseball hall of fame including Negro League players, non-players, executives/pioneers, umpires and managers.

Most fans are aware of the common name give each player, but few remember their full name or some of the nicknames they received during their playing days. Baseball Almanac is pleased to present the data you need to bring back those memories.

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"I was a lousy hitter in May doing the same things that made me a great hitter in June." - Hall of Famer Carl 'Yaz' Yastrzemski

Hall of Fame Members Birth Names & Nicknames

Full Names & Nicknames of Hall of Fame Members

Hammerin' Hank
Old Pete, Pete
Robbie
Smokey, Walt
Sparky
Cap, Pops
El Grande de Venezuela, Little Louie, Luisito
Luke, Old Aches and Pains
Richie, Putt-Putt, Whitey
Rock
Bags, Baggy, Jeff
Frank, Home Run
Beauty
Ernie, Mr. Cub
Albert Joseph Barlick
Al
Edward Grant Barrow
Ed
Eagle Eye
James Bell
Cool Papa
Chief
Yogi
Bert, The Dutchman, The Minnesota Gopher
Chicken Man
Sunny Jim
Lou
The Duke of Tralee
Mullet
Lou
Big Dan
Three Finger, Miner
Raymond Brown
Ray
Willard Jessie Brown
Home Run
Morgan Gardner Bulkeley
Jim
Crab
Campy
Rod
Scoops
Lefty, Steve
The Kid
Alexander Joy Cartwright, Jr.
Baby Bull, Cha Cha
Henry Chadwick
Husk, The Peerless Leader
Albert Benjamin Chandler
Happy
Oscar McKinley Charleston
Happy Jack
Nestor L. Chylak
Cap
Bob
The Georgia Peach, Ty
Mickey
Cocky, Eddie
Jimmy
The Kentucky Colonel
The Old Roman
Jocko
Thomas Henry Connolly
Andrew Lewis Cooper
Andy, Lefty
Stan
Bobby
Wahoo Sam
Joe
Candy
Kiki
Raymond Emmett Dandridge
Ray
Gorgeous
The Hawk
Leon Day
Dizzy
Big Ed
Bill
Martin Dihigo
El Inmortal
Joltin' Joe, The Yankee Clipper
Larry
Bobby
Barney Dreyfuss
Big D, Don
Lippy, The Lip
The Eck
William G. Evans
Crab, Johnny, Trojan
Buck
Red
Bob, Rapid Robert
Rick
Rollie
Pudge
Chairman of the Board, Whitey
William Hendrick Foster
Bill
Andrew Foster
Rube
Nellie
Double X, Jimmie, The Beast
Ford Christopher Frick
Frankie, The Fordham Flash
Gentle James, Pud
Buster, Lou, The Iron Horse
Charlie, The Mechanical Man
Bob, Hoot
Joshua Gibson
Josh
Warren Giles
Lawrence Patrick David Gillick
Pat
Tom
Goofy, Lefty
Joe, Flash
Goose
Goose, The White Gorilla
Ulysses Franklin Grant
Frank
Hammerin' Hank
Junior, Ken, The Kid
Old Fox
Ole Stubblebeard
Lefty
Super Vlad, Vlad the Impaler, Vladdy
Mr. Padre, Tony
Chick
Pop
Doc, Roy
Sliding Billy
Foxy Ned, Ned
William Harridge
Bucky
Gabby, Old Tomato Face
Harold Douglas Harvey
Doug, God
Slug
The Man of Steal
Billy
The White Rat, Whitey
John Preston Hill
Pete
Hoffy
Hoop
Rajah
Schoolboy
Robert Cal Hubbard
King Carl, The Meal Ticket
The Mighty Mite
William A. Hulbert
Catfish
Monte
Mr. October, Reggie
Stonewall
Fergie
Ee-Yah
D.J., Mr. November, The Captain
Byron Bancroft Johnson
Ban
Randy, The Big Unit
William Julius Johnson
Judy
Barney, The Big Train
Chipper, C.J.
Addie
Al, Mr. Tiger
Sir Timothy, Smiling Tim
Wee Willie
Joe
High Pockets
King
Killer
Mr. Home Run
Chuck, The Hoosier Hammer
William Joseph Klem
Bill, Catfish
Sandy
Bowie Kent Kuhn
Larry
Kenesaw Mountain Landis
Tony
Tom, Tommy
Poosh 'Em Up Tony
Bob
Walter Fenner Leonard
Buck
Fred, Freddie, Lindy
John Henry Lloyd
Pop
Bocci, Ernie, Schnozz
Al
Ted
Connie, The Tall Tactician
James Raleigh Mackey
Biz
Leland S. MacPhail, Jr.
Lee
Leland S. MacPhail, Sr.
Larry
Greg, Mad Dog, The Professor
Effa Louise Manley
The Commerce Comet, Mick
Heinie
Rabbit
Manito
Rube
Gar, El Papa, Papi
El Grande Pedro (The Great Pedro), Petey
Eddie
Big Six, Christy, Matty
Say Hey
Bill, Maz
Joseph Vincent McCarthy
Marse Joe
Tom, Tommy
Stretch
Iron Man, Joe
William A. McGowan
Little Joe Chest
Little Napoleon, Mugsy
Bill, Deacon
Bid
Ducky, Muscles
Jose de la Caridad Mendez
El Diamante Negro, The Black Diamond
Marvin Julian Miller
Johnny, The Big Cat
Ignitor, Molly
Little Joe
Jack
Steady Eddie
Stan, Stan the Man
Mike, Moose
Hal, Prince Hal
Kid
Knucksie, Phil
Walter O'Malley
Walt
Hank, The Reverand
Orator Jim
Master Melvin, Mel
Satchel
Cakes, Jim
Herb, The Knight of Kennett Square
Big Doggie, Tony
The Ancient Mariner
Mike
Eddie, Gettysburg Eddie
Alejandro Pompez
Alex
Cumberland Willis Posey, Jr.
Cum
Puck
Old Hoss
Rock, Tim
Pee Wee, The Little Colonel
Sam
The Boston Strongboy
Mahatma
Cal, Iron Man
Hammer of God, Mo, Sandman, The Panama Express
Jeptha
Phil, Scooter
The Vacuum Cleaner
Robby
Jackie
Uncle Robbie
I-Rod, Pudge
Wilbur Rogan
Bullet
Red
Jacob Ruppert
Colonel, Jake
The Hoosier Thunderbolt
Babe, Bambino, The Sultan of Swat, The Babe
The Ryan Express
Ryno
Pizza, Ron
Louis Santop Loftin
Cracker, Ray
Iron Mike, Mike, Schmitty
Red
John Boland Schuerholz Jr.
Tom, Tom Terrific
Frank Gibson Selee
Allan Huber Selig
Bud
Joe
Al, Bucketfoot Al
Simba
Gentleman George, Gorgeous George, Sizzler
Country
Hilton Lee Smith
Big Lee
Ozzie, The Wizard
Smoltzie, Smoltzy
Duke, The Duke of Flatbush, The Silver Fox
Billy the Kid
Hooks, Spahnie
Al
Spoke, The Grey Eagle, Tris
Pops, Willie
Norman Thomas Stearnes
Turkey
Casey, The Ole Perfessor
George Suttles
Mule
Don
Benjamin Harrison Taylor
Ben
Bill, Memphis Bill
The Big Hurt
Jim, Jimmy, The Pride of Peoria, Thomer
Big Sam, Sam
Joe
Joe
Cristobal Torriente
Tram
Pie
Dazzy
Arky
William Louis Veeck, Jr.
Bill
Rube
Honus, The Flying Dutchman
Booger, The Canadian Clubber
Bobby, Little Rhody
Big Ed
Little Poison
Big Poison
Monte
Earl Sidney Weaver
Doodles
George Martin Weiss
Mickey, Smiling Mickey
Willie James Wells
Devil
Buck, Zack
Deacon
King Solomon White
Sol
Old Sarge
James Leslie Wilkinson
J.L.
Sweet Swingin' Billy
Joe Williams
Cyclone, Smokey Joe
Dick
Kid, Ted, Teddy Ballgame, Thumper, The Splendid Splinter
Vic
Ernest Judson Wilson
Boojum, Jud
Hack
Dave
George Wright
William Henry Wright
Harry
Gus
Yaz
Thomas Austin Yawkey
Tom
Cy, Cyclone
Pep
The Kid
Hall of Fame Members Birth Names & Nicknames
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Did you know that Joe DiMaggio was introduced in ballparks (after his Major League career) by another nickname — "The Greatest Living Ballplayer!"

James Galvin , who was better known as Pud, had another great nickname which was probably better suited to his pitching skills: "The Little Steam Engine".

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