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25 Most Inappropriate Athlete Names in Sports History

Most Inappropriate Names in Sports History

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There are some athletes out there that just have the craziest names. Some of them are just funny, but others are vulgar or don’t match the athlete’s personality at all. Some of them are spelt funny ways that make them way worse than the pronunciation actually is.

For example, pictured above is European Basketball star Gregor Fucka. In English, it looks like profanity but it’s actually pronounced “Fooch-Ka.”

25. God Shammgod

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25. God Shammgod

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While we aren't sure what religion God Shammgod practiced, the basketball gods were in his favor. He was a quality player for the Washington Wizards for two years before taking his talents overseas.

24. Dick Pulloff

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24. Dick Pulloff

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The next time you feel like complaining about the name your parents gave you, just remember that at least it's not Dick Pulloff. It could be worse.

23. Assol Slivets

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23. Assol Slivets

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A freestyle skier from Belarus who competed int eh 2006 and 2010 Olympics, it's pretty hard to say her name without feeling like an...you know what.

22. Johnny Dickshot

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22. Johnny Dickshot

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An outfielder during the '30s and '40s, Dickshot was also known as "Ugly." This guy just couldn't catch a break.

21. Kim Yoo-Suk

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21. Kim Yoo-Suk

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It makes you wonder whether Yoo Suk was a poor sport or not. By the look of the picture, we're leaning towards no. At least he didn't have to think too hard about what to tell his opponents.

20. Coco Crisp

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20. Coco Crisp

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He can look intimidating at first, but when you find out he is named after cereal, you can't help but laugh. Don't be fooled, though; Crisp is a pretty good baseball player.

19. Angel Pagan

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19. Angel Pagan

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An angel who doesn't believe in God? Is it just me, or does that seem a little contradictory? Talk about a prime example of someone riding the fence.

18. Yoshie Takeshita

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18. Yoshie Takeshita

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Nobody cares how it's pronounced -- it doesn't look like a flattering last name for an Olympic volleyball player. Let's just hope it isn't representative of her playing style.

17. Kosuke Fukudome

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17. Kosuke Fukudome

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Tee pronunciation may not be vulgar, but add a "c" into the last name it gets pretty raunchy. Kids were even sent home from school when he joined the Chicago Cubs (he later played for the Chicago White Sox) because administrators didn't believe it was a real name.

16. Dick Pole

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16. Dick Pole

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This one seems pretty self-explanatory. My only question is whether that was his baseball name or the stage name he used as a Chippendales dancer...

15. Kokain Mothershead

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15. Kokain Mothershead

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He might look like an innocent football player on the outside, but on the inside... Well, we don't want to speculate, but it's hard not to wonder what this did when practice was over.

14. Craphonso Thorp

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14. Craphonso Thorp

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What exactly is this former Indianapolis Colts player going to crap on? He doesn't even play in the NFL anymore. Now we know why the UFL didn't last...

13. Ron Tugnutt

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13. Ron Tugnutt

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Funny last name, yet sounds like it could be very painful. You definitely want to avoid this guy when walking around the locker room.

12. Harry Colon

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12. Harry Colon

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11. Karen Cockburn

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11. Karen Cockburn

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She might be kind of cute, but I would avoid taking this gymnast to bed. If you appreciate your manhood, of course.

10. Fair Hooker

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10. Fair Hooker

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He may have been a wide receiver for the Browns, but that doesn't mean he wasn't moonlighting for some extra dough. At least his price was reasonable.

9. B.J. Lovett

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9. B.J. Lovett

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If a girl was ever wondering how to steal B.J.'s heart, she wouldn't have to look hard to find out. He knows what he likes, and isn't afraid to share with the world.

8. Dick Butkus

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8. Dick Butkus

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His name wasn't ideal, but no one dared mess with Dick. One of the greatest NFL linebackers of all time, Butkus was known for inflicting pain on unsuspecting opponents.

7. Luscious Pusey

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7. Luscious Pusey

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It's still unclear why Lucious' parents hared him so much. If he was smart, though, he would have changed his name to Seymour.

6. Dick Shiner

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6. Dick Shiner

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Another fairly self-explanatory one, Shiner enjoyed a semi-successful career as an NFL quarterback. In his nine seasons, though, he suffered form his fair share of name-calling.

5. Guy Whimper

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5. Guy Whimper

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Don't be fooled by the name. This 6-foot-5, 300-pound offensive lineman for the Jaguars is no wimp. There's a reason why he played for several years in the NFL.

4. Pete LaCock

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4. Pete LaCock

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Yes, the double capitalization in the last name makes it even worse. It's like pouring salt on the wound.

3. Grant Balfour

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3. Grant Balfour

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Grant means "to give" and ball four represents a walk in baseball. Not exactly the best name for an MLB pitcher.

2. Rusty Kuntz

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2. Rusty Kuntz

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If he were a girl, it would possibly be No. 1 on this list. You know that nobody would want to get themselves involved with that mess.

1. Dick Trickle

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1. Dick Trickle

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It's a really good thing that Dick was a great NASCAR driver, which allowed people to look past his unfortunate name. Life would have been really tough for him otherwise.