The Best and Worst of MLB Nickname Jerseys

As most of you guys know, MLB players will be wearing special “nickname jerseys” on the final weekend of August to celebrate Players Weekend. It seems tacky AF when you factor in the alternate youth-league inspired uniforms, but to our surprise some MLBers came through in the clutch with witty aliases. Others, however, failed miserably and displayed a disappointing lack of creativity.

The best of the best

Haven’t seen Andre Ethier play for like a year, but this is strong:

If this is what Andre Ethier was going with, he should've just gone all-in and picked 'Zaddy.' Isn't that what the kids say these days?

— Dodger Blue (@DodgerBlue1958) August 9, 2017

Kyle Seager knows what the deal is:

#Mariners Kyle Seager going with "Corey's Brother" for his nickname is incredible! (CC: @UniWatch)

— Ted (@tlschwerz) August 9, 2017

No idea who Michael Blazek is, but I like him:


— Cespedes Family BBQ (@CespedesBBQ) August 9, 2017

Gotta give love to Lil’ D:

@PeteBlackburn Travis D'Arnaud could have probably done better…

— Josh Elkin (@JoshElkin) August 9, 2017

Big Fudge checking in:

It's official, @JSMarisnick has the best Players Weekend Jersey Nickname. No one else should try. @Astros

— Mundy (@dickfundy) August 9, 2017

Josh Phegley keepin’ it real:

How is Josh Phegley not on this list?

— Ducksnort ⚾ Podcast (@DucksnortPod) August 9, 2017

Triggs getting nerdy:

Andrew Triggs carving out his place in MLB history with this one

— Cespedes Family BBQ (@CespedesBBQ) August 9, 2017

Brad Hand created a classic that will be seen at music festivals for years to come:

The worst

Shocker. Nicknames aren’t Trout’s thing:

Love the Players Weekend Nickname Jerseys/@MikeTrout and @Bharper3407's ongoing battle to determine who is Today's True Kid

— justin L! cousson (@justincousson) August 9, 2017

Carlos Correa, just as boring as Trout:

Snap Dragon 1 & 2
Red Dawg

Just some of the nicknames we'll be sporting for #PlayersWeekend August 25-27:

— Houston Astros (@astros) August 9, 2017

Kyle Seager’s brother isn’t very funny:

Sorry, tired of hearing this one already:

Confirmed that back of Aaron Judge's jersey will say "All Rise" for Aug. 25-27 games.

— Darren Rovell (@darrenrovell) August 9, 2017

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