If you’re anything like me, winning your fantasy league is second to coming up with a clever team name. I’ve tried the direct approach (Domination Station). I have gone for the corny (Sidney Rice and Beans). The nostalgic (Scott Smalls All Stars). And the draft day time crunch (El Rubio).
However, nothing works as well as the clever pun. It’s tough to toe that line between absolutely ridiculous and “wish I would have thought of that”.
Music is one of the best answers to this predicament. Band word plays won’t be considered third grade level punditry and your friends will take note of your cleverness (no pun intended).
If you’re stuck naming your fantasy baseball team, feel free to lift one from the list. However, stop doing it once it gets cool.
Jon Papelbon Iver
Prince Fielder and the Revolution
Death Cabrera for Cutie
Derek Jeter, Bjorn, and John
Fausto Carmona the People (I know that’s not his real name. It was just too good to pass up)
Werth, Wind, and Fire
Sigur Ross Detwiler
The Violent Thames
Jon Lester than Jake
The David Wright Stripes
Philip Humber Pie
Alcides Escobar Soundsystem
and my favorite…
Heath Bell and Sebastian
We’re also big fans of Rilo Kyrie Irving.
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