Marc Daniels: Top 10 Halloween Sports Related Names

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October 26, 2022

10. Blue Moon Odom- Pitched 13 seasons in Major League Baseball, including 12 with the A's and an all-star in 1968 and 1969.

9. Spud Webb- The five-foot-six inch dunk champion played 13 seasons in the NBA, including his final year in 1998 with the Magic, four games.

8. Jose "Joey Bats" Bautista- Played 15 seasons in MLB and hit 344 home runs including 344 bat flips. He hit 54 home runs in 2010 in Toronto.

7. Moonlight Graham- Was not just a character in Field of Dreams. Graham was a real player who did play in one game for the New York Giants in 1905 and John McGraw, the manager, never let him bat or get back in a game again.

6. Warren Moon- Threw for over 70,000 yards in his CFL and NFL career. He also threw for 291 career touchdowns.

5. John "Candy Man" Candelaria- The "Candy Man", not the slasher from the horror flick but the pitcher, won 177 games over a 19 year career. He won 124 of those games with the Pirates.

4. Boo Weekley- The PGA Tour pro has three career wins and is from Milton, Florida.

3. Mike Myers- Pitched 13 seasons with nine teams. He appeared in 195 games with no starts. His career record was 25-24.

2. Red Grange "The Galloping Ghost"- Grange played professional football for eight seasons starting in 1925 but his barnstorming tours played a huge role in the fan following of football.

1. Hal Mumme- The former football coach had stops at many places including Kentucky from 1997-2000. He is part of the famed "air raid" offense that spreads five receivers out and throws the ball often. He resigned in early 2001 at Kentucky for several reasons, paying recruits was one of them.

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