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Here are Players' Weekend nicknames for SF

@mi_guardado
August 18, 2019

For the third consecutive year, the Giants will have a chance to put their personalities on display during Players' Weekend, which will run from Aug. 24-25. Here's a look at the unique nicknames the Giants will wear on the back of their jerseys during their two-game series against the A's:

For the third consecutive year, the Giants will have a chance to put their personalities on display during Players' Weekend, which will run from Aug. 24-25.

Here's a look at the unique nicknames the Giants will wear on the back of their jerseys during their two-game series against the A's:

Every team's Players' Weekend nicknames

Shaun Anderson: "BIGG SHAUN"

Tyler Beede: "BEEDAH"

Brandon Belt: "BOB"

Belt's nickname originated during his college days at the University of Texas, where his coach inexplicably started calling him Bob.

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Madison Bumgarner: "MAD-BUM"

Sam Coonrod: "COACH"

Brandon Crawford: "DJ BC RAW"

Crawford is known as the clubhouse DJ and curates the playlist for the team's postgame celebrations.

Johnny Cueto: "EL JUCHO"

As a child in the Dominican Republic, Cueto used to sneak into his neighbor's stables and borrow their horses, earning this moniker for his exploits. There's no direct translation from Spanish, but it's generally given to someone who is mischievous.

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Alex Dickerson: "GRANDPA"

A nickname given to Dickerson by friends after he underwent back surgery in high school.

Steven Duggar: "DUGGY"

Scooter Gennett: "RYAN"

Already known by a nickname, Gennett opted to go with his given name for Players' Weekend.

Trevor Gott: "GOTTIE"

Jandel Gustave: "GUS"

Evan Longoria: "LONGO"

Reyes Moronta: "EL TIBU"

Moronta's nickname is short for "tiburón," which means "shark" in Spanish.

Kevin Pillar: "KP"

Buster Posey: "HUM BUSS"

Jeff Samardzija: "SHARK"

Samardzija's moniker comes from a former college teammate at Notre Dame who thought he looked like the shark from the movie "Finding Nemo."

Pablo Sandoval: "PANDA"

Barry Zito named him after the animated movie hero "Kung Fu Panda."

Austin Slater: "AC"

A reference to a character from the teen sitcom "Saved by the Bell."

Will Smith: "SMITTY"

Donovan Solano: "SOLI"

Andrew Suárez: "EDDY"

Stephen Vogt: "I BELIEVE"

Vogt earned his nickname from A's fans, who would chant "I believe in Stephen Vogt" when he played at the Coliseum.

Tony Watson: "TONE RANGER"

Mike Yastrzemski: "YAZ"

You've probably heard of his grandfather, Carl.

Maria Guardado covers the Giants for MLB.com. She previously covered the Angels from 2017-18. Follow her on Twitter.