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Hey! I said it was incomplete, didn’t I?!?

Thanks so much to all of you who sent along emails suggesting additions to the DEPARTMENTALIZED CATALOGUE OF BASBALL NAMES. Herewith, a brief addendum:

The Department of Commerce

R.J. Reynolds
Howard Johnson

The Department of The Treasury

Don Money
Wes Stock
Bobby Bonds
Barry Bonds
Norm Cash
Ernie Banks

The Department of Nutrition

Bake McBride
Cookie Lavagetto
Cookie Rojas
Pie Traynor
Chet Lemon
Darryl Strawberry

The Department of Just Too Funny (Continued)

Leonidas Pyhrrus Funkhouser
John Boccabella
Frank “Noodles” Zupo
Stump Merrill
Stubby Clapp
Everett Booe

The Department of Coincidence (Continued)

Jeff D’Amico and Jeff D’Amico
Scott Service and Scott Servais

The Department of Redundancy Department (Continued)

Moose Haas

The Department of What Choice of Profession Did He Really Have? (Continued)

Homer Bush
Grant Balfour

A Hardball Times Update
Goodbye for now.

The Department of Just Too Colorful (Continued)

Whitey Witt
Erv “Four Sack” Dusak
Bip Roberts
Wilmer “Vinegar Bend” Mizell
Bob “Death to Flying Things” Ferguson
Marvell Wynne
Mack “Shooty” Babbitt
Wily Mo Pena

The Department of Tut, Tut, Jeeves (Continued)

Heathcliff Slocumb

The Department of Full Employment of Character Spaces (Continued)

Bill Monbouquette
Jason Isringhausen

The Department of Just A Cool Name (Continued)

Austin McHenry

The Department of Anatomy (Continued)

Tony Armas (deserving special recognition for four — count ’em, four! — body parts in one name)

Steve Treder has been a co-author of every Hardball Times Annual publication since its inception in 2004. His work has also been featured in Nine, The National Pastime, and other publications. He has frequently been a presenter at baseball forums such as the SABR National Convention, the Nine Spring Training Conference, and the Cooperstown Symposium. When Steve grows up, he hopes to play center field for the San Francisco Giants.

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