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Phillies All-Nickname Team

Phillies All-Nickname Team

With "Pat the Bat's" recent visit to town to face his former team, what better time to gauge his well-known moniker's place among all-time Phillies nicknames? From "Lefty" to "Sarge" to "Chooch," there's plenty of competition. Vote for your favorite Phillies nicknames below, position by position.

With "Pat the Bat's" recent visit to town to face his former team, what better time to gauge his well-known moniker's place among all-time Phillies nicknames? From "Lefty" to "Sarge" to "Chooch," there's plenty of competition. Vote for your favorite Phillies nicknames below, position by position.
STARTING PITCHERS

Best nickname?

Cole Hamels - Hollywood
 
  1790 (11.2%)
Steve Carlton - Lefty
 
  9131 (56.9%)
Roy Halladay - Doc
 
  5115 (31.9%)
Total votes = 16036

RELIEF PITCHERS
Best nickname?
Antonio Alfonseca - El Pulpo (The Octopus)
Mitch Williams - Wild Thing
Brad Lidge - Lights Out
Ryan Madson - Mad Dog
Tug McGraw - Tugger
Larry Andersen – LA
Steve Bedrosian - Bedrock
Corner Outfielders
Best nickname?
Pat Burrell - The Bat
Gary Matthews - Sarge
Greg Luzinski - The Bull
Bake McBride - Shake ‘n Bake
Milt Thompson - Uncle Milty
CENTER FIELD
Best nickname?
Shane Victorino - The Flyin' Hawaiian
Lenny Dykstra - The Dude/Nails
Richie Ashburn - Whitey
Garry Maddox - The Secretary of Defense
FIRST BASE
Best nickname?
Ryan Howard - The Big Piece
Pete Rose - Charlie Hustle
John Kruk - Krukker
THIRD BASE
Best nickname?
Mike Schmidt - Schmitty
Willie Jones - Puddin' Head
John Vukovich - Vuk
CATCHER
Best nickname?
Carlos Ruiz - Chooch
Darren Daulton - Dutch
SECOND BASE
Best nickname?
Chase Utley - The Man
Juan Samuel - Sammy
SHORTSTOP
Best nickname?
Jimmy Rollins - J-Roll
Larry Bowa - Gnat
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