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Shaquille O'Neal wants a new nickname: the 'Green Monster'?

Shaquille O'Neal, the newest member of the Boston Celtics, has announced that he's looking for a new nickname. If you think he's just 'Shaq,' you haven't been paying attention.

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"Shoeless" Joe Jackson

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Teddy Ballgame” “The Kid” "The Splendid Splinter" – Ted Williams

Rich "El Guapo" Garces

“The Bambino” “The Sultan of Swat” “Babe Ruth” – George Herman Ruth, Jr.

"The Say Hey Kid" – Willie Mays

“The Big Unit” – Randy Johnson

Leroy “Satchel” Paige

“The Big Hurt” – Frank Thomas

Jim “Catfish” Hunter

“Fat Elvis” “Big Puma” – Lance Berkman

Mr. October” – Reggie Jackson

"The Yankee Clipper" – Joe DiMaggio

“Hammerin’ Hank” Aaron

“The Flying Dutchman” – Honus Wagner

The Wizzard of Oz – Ozzie Smith

“Wild Thing” Mitch Williams

William “Mookie” Wilson


Lefty” – Phil Mickelson

“The Golden Bear” – Jack Nicklaus

“Tiger” – Eldrick Woods

“Lumpy” – Tim Herron

“Boss of the Moss” – Loren Roberts

“The Pink Panther – Jesper Parnevik

“The Shark” – Greg Norman

“Grandmaster Funk” – Fred Funk

“Boom Boom” – Fred Couples


Roger “Federer Express”

“Mosquito” – Juan Carlos Ferrero

“The Punisher” – Andre Agassi


Florence “Flo Jo” Joyner


“The Flying Tomato” – Shaun White