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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
Steve Carlton - Lefty
Roy Halladay - Doc
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
 
  2507 (16.6%)
Gary Matthews - Sarge
 
  2336 (15.5%)
Greg Luzinski - The Bull
 
  7425 (49.3%)
Bake McBride - Shake ‘n Bake
 
  2631 (17.5%)
Milt Thompson - Uncle Milty
 
  169 (1.1%)
Total votes = 15066

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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