The "All Noun" Team

ookami7m

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Saw this somewhere earlier today (my kid's tik tok maybe?) and thought this would be a solid exercise. Build a starting lineup (with DH) and starting pitcher with people who only have nouns as names. See below for what I started with:

C: Johnny BENCH
1B Jimmy FOXX
2B ROD Carew
3B CHIPPER Jones
SS Ernie BANKS
LF Pete ROSE
CF Mike TROUT
RF Mickey MANTLE
DH
SP Curt SCHILLING


- I forgot who they had at 1B and they went outside the english language for DH (Soto is spanish for a thicket). Can we do better as SoSH?
 
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The correct answer to 1B is "Horn." Sam Horn.

And if you want to go outside, anyone named "Mark" will do. McGwire for DH is solid, no? How about his brother in chemistry, Barry "Bonds?"
 

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You can plug the 2 Mike Marshalls in for relief pitcher and DH (OK, only 22 games in career). Dock Ellis can be another member of the starting rotation.

BTW, there's no "c" in the British currency unit -> shilling.
 

Harry Hooper

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Mudcat Grant works. No, not for the nickname but for the surname. Catfish Hunter as well.

Plenty of Walkers, Carpenters, and Smiths available, but Baseball Reference has only one Cartwright?
 
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Whitey FORD
Cecil COOPER
Chris CARPENTER
LANCE Lynn
Barry BONDS
Smokey Joe WOOD
 

ookami7m

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Bonds is a (plural) noun.
So is Banks.... but it works. Updated Roster so far.... Removed FOXX for misspelling, need a couple of bullpen arms and that's a pretty solid team.

C: Johnny BENCH
1B Pete ROSE
2B ROD Carew
3B CHIPPER Jones
SS Ernie BANKS
LF Aaron JUDGE
CF Mike TROUT
RF Mickey MANTLE
DH Barry BONDS
Bench Darryl STRAWBERRY
Bench Tris SPEAKER
Bench Jim RICE
Backup C LANCE Parrish
SP1 Whitey FORD
SP2 Lefty GROVE
SP3 SATCHEL Paige
SP4 Smokey Joe WOOD
SP5 Frank VIOLA
CL Rollie FINGERS
RP Dennis LAMP
RP GOOSE Gossage
RP
 

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Some (I think) unmentioned ones:
Ty Cobb
Cap Anson
Rod Carew
Brooks Robinson
Duke Snyder
Buddy Bell
David Cone

And
Derek Jeter. . .which means "anus face" in SOSHian.
 

Harry Hooper

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"Chipper" is a nickname, as are "Satchel" and "Goose."

Elroy Face is another reliever.