Baseball has a strong tradition of nicknames for players. “The Babe”. “Joltin’ Joe”. “The Splendid Splinter.” “Death to Flying Things.”
Nowadays, however, player simply shorten their last name and slap a “y” at the end. Alcides Escobar becomes “Esky.” Alex Gordon becomes “Gordy.” Bob Horner becomes...well, you get the point.
But there have been some good nicknames in Royals history. Of these 36 player nicknames, how many Royals players can you name?