Which baseball player was nicknamed big train?

Answer Walter Johnson, pitcher for the Washington Senators, was nicknamed the Big Train. Sportswriter Grantland Rice gave him the nickname because of his size and the speed of his fastball. Johnson played... Read More »

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What former New York Knicks basketball player was nicknamed The Pearl?

Earl Monroe, a former New York Knicks basketball player, had the nickname "The Pearl." Monroe was born in Philadelphia and joined the National Basketball Association in 1967. His professional caree... Read More »

What former New York Knicks basketball player was nicknamed'Earl the Pearl'?

NBA Hall of Famer Earl Monroe was nicknamed "Earl the Pearl" during his time with the New York Knicks in the1970s. Monroe, who played 13 seasons for the Baltimore Bullets and New York Knicks, helpe... Read More »

What Detroit Tigers baseball announcer was traded for a baseball player?

Detroit Tigers announcer Ernie Harwell broke into the Major Leagues in a unique way. In 1948, he was traded to the Brooklyn Dodgers from the minor league Atlanta Crackers for catcher Cliff Dapper. ... Read More »

What baseball player had the most strikeouts in minor league baseball?

In 2009, the minor league pitcher to record the most strikeouts was Matthew Moore, who struck out 176 batters for the Tampa Bay Rays "Single A" affiliate. The hitter to strike out the most times in... Read More »