Baseball Rhyme Time

This article was written by Eddie Gold

This article was published in the 1975 Baseball Research Journal


Rod Carew, Vida Blue, and Big Klu
Connie Mack, Stan Hack, Max Flack
Guy Bush, Emil Kush, Heinie Manush
Joe Rudi, Lyle Judy, and Howdy Doody

Ty Cobb, Scotty Robb, Rusty Staub
Rip Sewell, Bob Buhl, Joe Kuhel
Hank Bauer, Vic Power, Hank Sauer
Tris Speaker, Roy Meeker, and a streaker

Lyn Lary, Charlie Berry, Gaylord Perry
Jimmy Foxx, Johnny Knox, Billy Cox
Bill Terry, Max Carey, Larry Sherry
Mel Ott, Dick Drott, and I forgot

Tommy Tucker, Earl Brucker, Johnny Rucker
George Case, ElRoy Face, Hal Chase
Ernie Koy, Dummy Hoy, and Nap Lajoie
Or is it La-sho-aye and Bordagaray

Gene Dale, Larry McPhail, Bad News Hale
Ray Narleski, Hank Majeski, Johnny Pesky
Bucky Harris, Dave Ferris, Roger Mans
Dick Sharon, Henry Aaron, and Red Barron

Boccabella, Campanella, and Dan Gardella
Ferris Fain, Sugar Cain, Johnny Sam
Alvin Dark, Fred Clarke, Dolly Stark
Poffenberger, Raffensberger, Wally Berger

Pete Rose, Billy Loes, Mike de la Hoz
Boots Day, Carlos Nay, Pete Gray
Herman Franks, Howard Shanks, Ernie Banks
Bunny Brief, George Strief, and good grief

Lou Brock, Wes Stock, and Ray Kroc
Buddy Myer, Eddie Dyer, Jim McGuire
Wally Post, Lou Tost, Eddie Yost
Gus Bell, George Kell, and William Tell

Ford Frick, Sammy Vick, Elmer Flick
Dick Rail, Gabe Paul, Chick Stahl
Bobby Doerr, Ernie Shore, herb Score
Alex the Great, Bennie Tate, and Watergate

Dizzy Dean, Dick Green, Harvey Kuenn
George Dauss, Les Moss, and Buck Ross
Don Baylor, Rollie Naylor, Dummy Taylor
Henry Sage, Satchel Paige, and old age

Tom Seaver, Buck Weaver, Sam Leever
Walter Johnson, Stan Bahnsen, Evar Swanson
Ralph Garr, Jim Barr, Ray Starr
Billy Sunday, Rick Monday, and Tuesday Weld

Bobby Tolan, Gary Nolan, Cozy Dolan
Norm Cash, Billy Nash, Herb Hash
Harry Brecheen, Frank Gustine, Claude Osteen
Joe Lutz, Clyde Kluttz, and aw nuts

Billy Southworth, Jimmy Bloodworth, Jim Duckworth
Bob Feller, Hod Eller, King Kong Keller
Frank Hayes, Willie Mays, and Van Robays
Dom DiMaggio, Vince DiMaggio, and the other one

Mordecai Brown, Turk Lown, Clyde Shoun
Bill Veeck, Dave Schneck, Boom Boom Beck
Boog Powell, Dixie Howell, Bama Rowell
Branch Rickey, Bill Dickey, and Mantle Mickey

George Halas, Pat Corrales, Jerry Morales
Hank Schenz, Joe Benz, Jewell Ens
Cot Deal, Bob Veale, Greasy Neale
Duke Snider, Rollie Zeider, and apple cider

Wally Pipp, Ewell the Whip, Leo the Lip
Tony Piet, George Myatt, Whitlow Wyatt
Jake Atz, Natt Batts, Jigger Statz
Vinegar Bend, and this is the End!

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