The Ghost of Hartsdale and The Mad Hungarian could easily be characters in a new Wes Craven film. They are, however, a baseball announcer and a baseball pitcher respectively. There are other colorful Halloween names and nicknames that players of our national pastime have had during their careers and this Baseball Almanac exclusive crossword puzzle pays tribute to those hauntingly familiar names.
2. Use Acr/Dn button to switch from across to down.
3. Type in the answer.
4. Have fun!
Did you know that Dr. McKim based the Halloween Names & Nicknames Crossword Puzzle on a research list put together by the researchers at the National Baseball Hall of Fame after the 2000 regular season?
What other Halloween names and nicknames can you think of? Search for player bio pages using the search box under the main menu and see if you can find others or check to see those that we have added to the site already.