Catfish and Co.: The All Animal Nickname MLB All-Stars

Left Field: "Ducky"

BIRTH NAME: Joseph Michael Medwick

YEARS ACTIVE: 1932-1948

TEAM(S): St. Louis Cardinals, Brooklyn Dodgers, New York Giants, Boston Braves

Due to the fact that he would waddle when he walked, fans gave Medwick the nickname “Ducky” or the more embarrassing “Ducky Wucky.” Determined to not have that nickname throughout his entire pro career, homie hit the weights and got real brolic. So much so that his nickname became known as “Muscles.” After his dramatic change in physique, Medwick became more or less unfuckwittable around the clubhouse, and no one uttered that former nickname in his presence again.

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