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Jock Name, Real Name?

written by: mwprods
 
If you're an athletic supporter, most of these 10+ names of ballplayers will be familiar to you, but do you know which first names are real and which are nicknames?

Question 1:


Weeb Ewbank was the actual name of a famous American professional football coach.
True
False

Question 2:


Sanford was the real first name of Hall-of-Fame pitcher Koufax.
True
False

Question 3:


Pele is the real name of the former Brazilian football player who won three World Cup medals.
True
False

Question 4:


Monsanto Pope is the real name of a football player drafted by the Denver Broncos in 2002.
True
False

Question 5:


Wilton was "Stilt" Chamberlain's real first name.
True
False

Question 6:


Coco Crisp is the real name of a Boston Red Sox center-fielder.
False
True

Question 7:


Peerless Price is the given name of a wide receiver, famous for playing for the Buffalo Bills.
False
True

Question 8:


Priest Holmes and Deacon Jones are both the actual names of two NFL stars.
False
True

Question 9:


Mildred Ella Zaharias was a golfer and world-class female athlete whose nickname was "Babe".
True
False

Question 10:


Tug McGraw was the actual name of an all-star pitcher with the Mets and Phillies who died of brain cancer in 2004 at age of 60.
True
False

 


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