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The BaseballEvolution.com Name Game

The BaseballEvolution crew often enjoy playing with the names of Major League Baseball players. Amongst other fun games, we make players names into ballpark food, we come up with our own nicknames for certain players, and then of course there is the ever popular "I'm thinking of a player" game.

Here is another fun game with baseball player names - The Major League Baseball Name Game. The goal is find two players who share a common name, one player's first name is the other's last, such that their names can be connected. For example –

Clue: "The player whose baseball card appears in the top left hand corner of the Baseball Evolution home page and the player whose baseball card appears in the top right hand corner of the Baseball Evolution home page"

Answer: "Danny Darwin Cubillion"

See? The rules are simple. You can, of course, come up with your own, but here are a couple of dozen to get you started. First, read the clue. When you are ready for the answer, move your mouse pointer over the clue, and the answer will appear.

1. 1989 Wins Leader and 1989 ERA Leader

2. Early '90s Rangers Veteran Pitcher and Early '00s Rangers Pitching Prospect

3. Pirates rookie pitcher in 2005 and Dodgers centerfielder in 1955.

4. 1980 Royals AL MVP and 1985/1989 Royals AL Cy Young Winner

5. 1972 NL Cy Young Winner and 1972 Al Rookie of the Year

6. 1977 NL Cy Young Runner-Up and 1996 Cy Young Winner

7. Former Houston Astros Second Baseman and Current Houston Astros Third Baseman

8. St. Louis Cardinals 1998 First Round Pick and New York Yankees 1998 Third Round Pick

9. Former Marlins First Baseman and Former Rangers First Baseman

10. Expos All Star Shortstop and Orioles All Star Third Baseman

11. Cubs 5 Time All Star Third Baseman and Cubs Hall of Fame Outfielder

12. Tampa Bay Pitcher of 2000, 2001, and 2002 and Tampa Bay Pitcher of 1998, 1999, and 2002

13. Former Texas Ranger Closer and Former Cleveland Indians Third Baseman

14. Astros Pitcher of the Late '70s and Astros Outfielder of Early '90s

15. 1988 A's Rookie Outfielder and 1986 A's Rookie Outfielder

16. Former Orioles Closer and Former Rangers Second Baseman

17. Astros Outfield Prospect Flop of the Early '90s and Mets Pitching Prospect Flop of the Early '90s

18. Media Un-friendly Rangers Pitcher and Media Un-friendly Cardinals Second Baseman

19. Blue Jays Pitcher of the Late '90s and Blue Jays Outfielder of Early '90s

20. Three time 40 Homerun Hitter Who Finished Career with 1973 Tigers and Three Time 30/30 Player Who Began Career With 1982 Tigers

21. Yankees and Dodgers Outfielder of '30s and '40s and Cardinals and Giants Catcher of the '40s and '50s

22. Rookie First Baseman for 1947 Dodgers and Rookie Second Baseman for 2005 Yankees

23. Astros Pitcher turned Brewers Pitcher in 2002, 2003 and Astros First Baseman turned Brewers First Baseman in 1991, 1992

24. 1934 NL MVP Pitcher and 1964 NL Cy Young Pitcher

25. Giants Manager in 1988 and Astros Rookie Catcher in 1988

26. Member of 20/20 Club with Cardinals in 1910's and Senators/Twins Hall of Fame First baseman/third baseman in 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s

27. Reds outfielder of the 1970s who doesn't belong in the Hall of Fame, current Orioles catcher who doesn't belong in the Hall of Fame, and 1950s Dodgers first baseman who doesn't belong in the Hall of Fame.

28. American League first baseman with 200 hits, 100 RBI, and 100 runs in 1953, and American League centerfielder with 200 hits, 100 RBI, and 100 runs in 2003.

29. Hall of Fame Reliever/Starter from the 1910s, 1920s, and 1930s and Hall of Fame Reliever/Starter from the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s.

30. Giants Second Baseman in 1911 and Giants Pitcher in 1981.

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