Are These Funny Athlete Names Real or Fake?

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Jouviane Alexandre

5 Min Quiz

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When it comes to the world of sports you might easily remember names like Lebron James and Tiger Woods, but what about Coco Crisp? Some athletes have crazy names, but can you tell which are real and which are fake? Find out with this quiz!

Is this athlete's name REAL or FAKE: Andy Friese?

If you're wondering why this Nascar racer's name is on the list, think of the green fluid you put in your car!

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Is this athlete's name REAL or FAKE: Cursa Giantblast?

If you're thinking that you saw Cursa Giantblast swinging a bat at last week's game, you're wrong! You're living in the fictional world!

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Is this athlete's name REAL or FAKE: Blue Moon Odom?

Luckily for Blue Moon Odom, he was actually born Johnny Lee Odom. This baseball player for the Oakland Athletics pitched his way to winning three World Series.

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Is this athlete's name REAL or FAKE: Wolfgang Wolf?

In order to find Wolfgang Wolf, you'll need to head over to Germany! This current coach started his soccer career as a player for the FC Kaisterlautern and Stuttgarter Kickers.

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Is this athlete's name REAL or FAKE: Rabbit Maranville?

You better believe Rabbit Maranville was hopping around the baseball field. Born Walter Maranville, he was known by his nickname when he was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1954.

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Is this athlete's name REAL or FAKE: Sawyer Ageless?

You won't find a Sawyer Ageless hitting any golf balls any time soon!

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Is this athlete's name REAL or FAKE: Coco Crisp?

Coco Crisp was born Covelli Crisp. When his grandmother gave him the nickname "Co," it just stuck. He is a professional baseball player who has played for teams like the Boston Red Sox and Kansas City Royals.

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Is this athlete's name REAL or FAKE: Ben Gay?

Ben Gay spent a short professional career in the NFL in 2001 with the Cleveland Browns. We're sure any injuries led to his own use of the product, Ben Gay.

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Is this athlete's name REAL or FAKE: Yoshie Takeshita?

You might have noticed the name Yoshie Takeshita while watching the Summer Olympics! If you're wondering why she's on this list, just take a look at her last name.

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Is this athlete's name REAL or FAKE: Longar Longar

You'll definitely find Longar Longar in the sports world. Standing at 6'11", you'll find him playing for the OKC Thunder in the NBA.

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Is this athlete's name REAL or FAKE: Boots Day?

Boots Day was born Charles Day. Throughout his career as a centerfielder, he played for the St. Louis Cardinals and Chicago Cubs.

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Is this athlete's name REAL or FAKE: Splint Chunkhack?

Splint Chunkhack won't be dressing up in a suit for the ESPY's. For now, he'll be a figment of our imaginations.

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Is this athlete's name REAL or FAKE: Gusty Velvet?

Rather than looking for Gusty Velvet on the green, he'll sooner end up in a "My Little Pony" episode, rather than an episode of Sportscenter.

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Is this athlete's name REAL or FAKE: Dick Paradise?

Dick Paradise was a professional hockey player who played for the Minnesota Fighting Saints for two years.

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Is this athlete's name REAL or FAKE: Torrey Goldcuckoo?

You won't find Torrey Goldcuckoo running around a grassy field. But you might find him wandering around a castle in your imagination.

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Is this athlete's name REAL or FAKE: Leaf Lectricwolf?

While the name might have you charged up, Leaf isn't real! You won't be seeing the Lectricwolf on ESPN!

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Is this athlete's name REAL or FAKE: Urban Shocker?

Born Urbain Shockcor, Urban Shocker was known for his skills on the baseball field. This pitcher played for the New York Yankees and St. Louis Browns before returning to the Yankees to win the World Series in 1927.

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Is this athlete's name REAL or FAKE: Zane Invincible?

Zane Invincible may sound like a great name for a WWE wrestler, but you won't find Zane jumping off a steel cage any time soon!

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Is this athlete's name REAL or FAKE: Golden Leaf?

You won't find Golden Leaf running any touchdowns on the field. Maybe you'll see the fictional character trotting around fictional land.

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Is this athlete's name REAL or FAKE: Butch Manlydrop?

You won't find Butch Manlydrop throwing jabs any time soon. This tough guy won't be appearing on Sportscenter.

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Is this athlete's name REAL or FAKE: Creedence Clearwater Cuoto?

The name is a revival! Creedence is a professional footballer in Brazil and plays for the team Santa Cruz.

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Is this athlete's name REAL or FAKE: Drake Venom?

While this might seem like an awesome name for a WWE fighter, you won't find Drake Venom in TLC matches any time soon!

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Is this athlete's name REAL or FAKE: Yourhighness Morgan?

If you ever come across this linebacker from FAU, you might want to bow to Yourhighness Morgan.

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Is this athlete's name REAL or FAKE: Ruby Eclipse?

You won't find Ruby Eclipse battling it out against Serena any time soon! She belongs in the fictional world with her name!

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Is this athlete's name REAL or FAKE: Fair Hooker?

Fair Hooker played for the NFL in the late 60s to early 70s. He played for the Cleveland Browns, after being drafted from Arizona State.

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Is this athlete's name REAL or FAKE: Smaytm Sailharvest?

Were you thinking this was one of the names you saw during the Olympics? False! This name is definitely living in the fiction world.

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Is this athlete's name REAL or FAKE: Hydrean Aquaflame?

You won't find Hydrean Aquaflame attending the ESPY's. Maybe a Star Wars party, though!

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Is this athlete's name REAL or FAKE: Chief Kickingstallionsims?

Born Grlenntys Chief Kingingstallionsims, you might have caught this basketball player on the the court for Stetson and Alabama State.

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Is this athlete's name REAL or FAKE: Captain Munnerlyn?

You'll definitely find Captain Munnerlyn hitting the green for the NFL. This Cornerback plays for the Carolina Panthers.

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Is this athlete's name REAL or FAKE: Merrick Divinegun?

Merrick Divinegun won't be caught on the green or on a court. You might find him frolicking around Medieval Times!

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Is this athlete's name REAL or FAKE: God Shammgod?

You might have seen God Shammgod on the basketball court. After a short NBA career with the Washington Wizards, he's now an assistant coach for the Dallas Mavericks.

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Is this athlete's name REAL or FAKE: Dick Vanderbutt?

Dick Vanderbutt might seem like a great name for a tough NFL or MMA fighter, but maybe in the fictional world!

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Is this athlete's name REAL or FAKE: Hector Phoenix?

While Hector Phoenix might seem like a really cool name, you won't find his profile on ESPN.

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Is this athlete's name REAL or FAKE: Alfred Sailhopper?

You won't catch Alfred Sailhopper hopping any sails or running along a green field because he doesn't exist!

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Is this athlete's name REAL or FAKE: Bob Slabrock?

While it could be plausible that Bob's parents named him Robert, it might be more believable if he was an actual person!

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