Nickname Seeks Player: Vote on “Opening Day”

The nomination process, which was just delightful, is now complete. And now, citizens of America and her conquered lands, the time for taking part in the illusion of democracy has come.

The FanGraphs Administrative Subdivision Devoted to Patriotic Outcomes, known in commoner’s pidgin as La Svetlana, has whittled the list of vetted eligibles down to 10.

Your guiding query: Which player, because he is joyous, should be nicknamed “Opening Day”? Vote with care, caution and undying fealty to Dear Leader …

Thank you for exercising the franchise.

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17 Responses to “Nickname Seeks Player: Vote on “Opening Day””

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  1. Next vote should be for something “dong” related from yesterday’s opening day chat.

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  2. Expert Analyst says:

    We shall call the Softbank Hawks dog Opening Day as well. What is his name anyway? Investigative Reporting Investigation Team: Go!!!

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  3. This seems like the perfect opportunity to get Kevin Millwood into the conversation; it’ll probably be his only chance.

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  4. shgl says:

    I suggest that the next nickname voted on be “Jaganneth.”

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  5. Well-Beered Englishman says:

    I think I nominated someone else, but: Jamie Moyer. It has to be.

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  6. Luke Appling says:

    Of course, Dunn homered on Opening Day last year, too. He sort of does this every Opening Day — of the 11 Opening Days he’s played, he’s homered in eight of them (which is a record).

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  7. BurleighGrimes says:

    I went with Thome because he reminds me of baseball so much.

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  8. samuelraphael says:

    This is too close to call, somebody please deadlock this ala interrobang.

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