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Names: Where Star Wars Meets Baseball

George Lucas named so many characters in his Star Wars movies that he couldn't spend weeks making sure each one was perfect, so he developed a habit of going with his first instincts. The results are often wonderfully weird. But real world names are becoming wonderfully weirder every year.

David J. Roth asked the question, "What Are the Most Egregiously George Lucas-Ass Names in Baseball?" He thought he knew, but when he sent the above Tweet, he got more responses than he ever expected. By the end of the day, he had been introduced to Boof Bonser, Orlando Calixte, Jedd Gyorko, Tanyon Sturtze, and others. See a lot more contenders at Vice Sports. -via Metafilter


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