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The Quick 10: 10 Things Yogi Berra Actually Said

Lawrence Peter Berra – you likely know him better as Yogi – is 86 today. He’s one of the greatest catchers ever, but what many people know him for are his awesome malapropisms and slips of the tongue. Many quirky quotes were attributed to him over the years that weren’t actually his, but these 10 [...]

Shoeless, Yogi & Catfish? The Stories Behind 16 Athlete Nicknames

Floss editor extraordinaire Jason English recently found an interesting fact: Reggie Jackson’s famous “Mr. October” nickname was originally a derisive jab from teammate Thurman Munson when Jackson was struggling his way through the 1977 playoffs. Soon after Munson coined the mocking nickname, Jackson started hitting like his normal awesome self, and the name stuck as [...]