From Prince Fielder to Homer Bailey: The 10 best baseball names in baseball
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10. Nick Swisher (Indians, 1B)
Swish: the sound of a bat whipping through the air. By name alone, Nick would've made a great basketball player, too.
9. Mike Minor (Braves, SP) - Tie
9. Brandon League (Dodgers, RP) - Tie
Appropriately, League -- previously of the Blue Jays and Mariners -- has played for both NL and AL teams.
8. Tommy Field (Angels, SS)
Honorable mention: Astros pitcher Josh Fields.
7. Scott Diamond (Twins, SP)
6. Charles Brewer (D-backs, P)
Though Brewer is the first-ever native Arizonan to be drafted by and debut for the D-backs, we kind of hope he'll find his way to Milwaukee.
5. Clete Thomas (Twins, RF)
If the shoe fits.
4. Homer Bailey (Reds, SP)
Homer probably isn't the best name for a pitcher -- especially one who's thrown two career no-hitters -- but we'll allow it.
3. Josh Outman (Rockies, P)
Now that's more like it.
2. Prince Fielder (Tigers, 1B)
World Series champion Cecil Fielder passed down more than just his ball-smashing skills to son Prince -- he also gave him the perfect last name for a first baseman. We're already rooting for third generation of All-Star Fielders.