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1912 Yielded Many More Creative Names Than 2012


Friday, April 20, 2012 by

Today marks the 100th birthday of the famous and historical Fenway Park. To honor this occasion the Red Sox will take on the Yankees just as they did 100 years ago and will do so in the 1912 throwback uniform.

One thing they will NOT be able to replicate is the creative names that riddled the roster of that 1912 game. Here are a few samples of what we will be missing today:
(Click each name for player info)


  1. Awesome names. Good work taking the time to add all those links! I'm still a fan of modern players too, though. Theriot. Balfour. Poopholes.


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