What’s in a name, more specifically, a nickname? If you’re an athlete, it could be a whole hell of a lot. Whether the origins stem from an unavoidable physical attribute, recognition for a certain style of play, or a laundry list of other reasons, each moniker has its own story to tell.

Today is the late Jim "Catfish" Hunter's birthday, and to honor the A's/Yankees legend, we're naming the all-time All Animal Nickname MLB All-Stars. Crab? Check. Penguin? You bet. Hey, we've even got Slug! The gang's all here...

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