Phillies Blogathon: Hour 15

Ever since the Phillies traded for Hunter Pence in July, we were curious how many players in club history had some sort of monetary/financial reference reflected in either their first or last name.

After browsing throught the Phils' all-time roster we found 45, including Pence (which, by the way, is the British plural of the word penny).


Now, we admit some of these are stretches, but it's a fun list ... so have fun browsing it:

Cy Acosta Oscar Gamble Jim Poole
Rich Ashburn Eddie Grant Cody Ransom
Tony Barron Dallas Green Steven Register    
Mike Benjamin Billy Hamilton Frank Roth
Brad Brink Grant Jackson Art Ruble
Bill Campbell Freddy Leach Mac Scarce
Dave Cash Ed Levy Curt Schilling
Chris Coste Mike Loan Chris Short
Dutch Daulton Peanuts Lowrey      Eddie Stack
Rob Ducey Don Money (left) Buck Stanley
Brandon Duckworth      Joe Morgan Kevin Stocker
P.J. Forbes Con Murphy John Strike
Gary Fortune Greasy Neale Ben Tincup
Julio Franco Lowell Palmer Chase Utley
Marvin Freeman Hunter Pence Mike Welch