Markus 'Mookie' Lynn Betts (MLB) aside, who has the best initials in baseball?
Think back as far as you can remember. Back to when you first fully grasped the concept of your name -- first, last and middle. If you're like most people, that doesn't really signify much.
For some folks, though, their initials form something fun. Something amusing, at least. Red Sox outfielder
That has to be considered the best set of initials in the game today, right? It's just too perfect. But beyond Betts' fortuitous initials, who else should be considered as having some of the best in MLB? There are actually quite a few in contention, including ...
Eric Allyn Thames (EAT)
Fun-having Brewers slugger Eric Thames, whose initials spell out E-A-T -- as a constant reminder, probably, to do just that every day. It's important.
Brett R. Oberholtzer (BRO)
What's the deal, BRO? Lefty
Lorenzo Lamar Cain (LLC)
What is it with the Brewers and excellent initials? Should outfielder
Christopher Armand Taylor (CAT)
The phrase "cat-like agility" exists for a reason. And even if that reason isn't specifically due to Dodgers utility man
Matthew Edward Harvey and Mitchell Evan Haniger (MEH)
We have to start here.
There's nothing "meh" about this:
Or this, for that matter:
Phillies slugger Odubel Herrera is a king when it comes to bat flips -- and also hitting homers, having clubbed 43 so far in his young career. Born David Odubel Herrera, his initials spell out that sound made a few times by one Homer J. Simpson.
And with "dingers" being another word for "homers," well ... this works.
Andrew Burton Cashner (ABC)
Also important for everyday life? Mastery of the alphabet, which you need in order to spell words and form sentences. Orioles right-hander
Adam Cory Eaton (ACE)
If Nats outfielder
Adrian Sabin Gonzalez (ASG)
Veteran first baseman
So now that you've seen some of the best ...which deserves top billing? Cast your vote!