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  • Bam Bam ( Nickname of baseball player Hensley Meulens )
  • Bart the Cool ( Nickname of American football player Bart Starr )
  • Baseball card
  • Batman and Robin ( Nickname of baseball players Mike Piazza and Robin Ventura )
  • Bean Burrito ( Nickname of basketball player Nick Young )
  • Beast or Perk ( Nickname of basketball player Kendrick Perkins )
  • Behind the eight ball ( meaning and origin of this phrase )
  • Big Al ( Nickname of football player Alan Shearer and of basketball player Al Jefferson )
  • Big Baby ( Nickname of basketball player Glen Davis )
  • Big Ben ( Nickname of basketball player Ben Wallace and American football player Ben Roethlisberger )
  • Big Cat ( Nickname of American football player Leon Lett )
  • Big Cat ( Nickname of baseball player Andres Galarraga )
  • Big Country ( Nickname of basketball player Bryant Reeves )
  • Big Daddy ( Nickname of American football Dan Wilkinson )
  • Big Dog ( Nickname of basketball player Glenn Robinson )
  • Big Donkey ( Nickname of baseball players Billy Butler and Adam Dunn )
  • Big Game James ( Nickname of basketball player James Posey )
  • Big Game James ( Nickname of basketball player James Worthy )
  • Big Mac ( Nickname of baseball player Mark McGwire )
  • Big Nasty ( Nickname of basketball player Corliss Williamson )
  • Big Papi ( Nickname of baseball player David Ortiz )
  • Big Phil ( Nickname of football manager Luiz Felipe Scolari )
  • Big Poison ( Nickname of baseball player Paul Waner )
  • Big Puma ( Nickname of baseball player Lance Berkman )
  • Big Red ( Nickname of basketball player Arvydas Sabonis )
  • Big Sam ( Nickname of football manager Sam Allardyce )
  • Big Shot Becky ( Nickname of basketball player Becky Hammon )
  • Big Shot Bob ( Nickname of basketball player Robert Horry )
  • Big Six ( Nickname of baseball player Christy Mathewson )
  • Big Smooth ( Nickname of basketball player Charlie Villanueva )
  • Big Snacks ( Nickname of basketball player Jerome James )
  • Big Sofo ( Nickname of basketball player Sofoklis Schortsanitis )
  • Big Z ( Nickname of baseball player Carlos Zambrano )
  • Big Z ( Nickname of basketball player Zydrunas Ilgauskas )
  • Bird Man ( Nickname of basketball player Chris Andersen )
  • Black Jack ( Nickname of baseball player Jack McDowell )
  • Black Jesus ( Nickname of basketball player Amare Stoudemire )
  • Black Mamba ( Nickname of basketball player Kobe Bryant )
  • Black Mike ( Nickname of baseball player Mickey Cochrane )
  • Black Moses ( Nickname of basketball player Baron Davis )
  • Blue Moon ( Nickname of baseball player John Odom )
  • Boom Dizzle ( Nickname of basketball player Baron Davis )
  • Brand new ballgame ( A baseball expression meaning when a team that has been behind ties up the game )
  • Brazilian Blur ( Nickname of basketball player Leandro Barbosa )
  • Break your balls
  • Broadway Joe ( Nickname of baseball player Joe Namath )
  • Bron Bron ( Nickname of basketball player LeBron James )
  • Brush back ( A baseball expression meaning to subvert or threaten verbally )
  • Buc The World ( Nickname of basketball player Greg Buckner )
  • Buffet of Goodness ( Nickname of basketball player Channing Frye )
  • Bullet Joe ( Nickname of baseball player Charles Rogan )
  • Bust a move ( dance in a stylish way )
  • Bust your balls
  • By the balls
  • Bye Bye ( Nickname of baseball player Steve Balboni )
  • Can of corn ( A baseball expression meaning a ball which is easy to catch )
  • Captain Bly ( Nickname of baseball player Bert Blyleven )
  • Captain Canada ( Nickname of basketball player Steve Nash )
  • Captain Crunch ( Nickname of basketball player Jalen Rose )
  • Captain Hook ( Nickname of baseball manager George Anderson )
  • Captain Jack ( Nickname of basketball player Stephen Jackson )
  • Captain Kirk ( Nickname of basketball player Kirk Hinrich )
  • Carry the ball
  • Caught off base ( A baseball expression meaning unawares or by surprise )
  • Champagne Tony ( Nickname of American football player Tony Eason )
  • Charlie Hustle ( Nickname of baseball player Pete Rose )
  • Chicken Man ( Nickname of baseball player Wade Boggs )
  • Chocolate Thunder ( Nickname of basketball player Darryl Dawkins )
  • Cleanup hitter ( A baseball expression meaning a batter who comes in to solve a problem )
  • Clyde the Glide ( Nickname of basketball player Clyde Drexler )
  • Cold enough to freeze the balls off a brass monkey ( meaning and origin of this phrase )
  • Connie Mack ( Nickname of baseball player Cornelius McGillicuddy )
  • Cool Joe ( Nickname of baseball player Joe Montana )
  • Cool Papa ( Nickname of baseball player James Bell )
  • Crazy Legs ( Nickname of American football player Elroy Hirsch )
  • Crime Dog ( Nickname of baseball player Fred McGriff )
  • Curve ball ( a difficult proposition - deriving from baseball terminology )
  • DaWhite Howard ( Nickname of basketball player David Lee )
  • Dance With The One That Brought You ( Shania Twain song )
  • Dance around the problem
  • Dance attendance on ( meaning and origin of this phrase )
  • Dance like nobody's watching
  • Dance of death
  • Dance on someone's grave
  • Dance the night away
  • Dance to someone's tune
  • Dance your socks off
  • Dandy Don ( Nickname of American football player Don Meredith )
  • Defende Reboundo ( Nickname of basketball player Dikembe Mutombo )
  • Det the Threat ( Nickname of basketball player Detlef Schrempf )
  • Dice K ( Nickname of baseball player Daisuke Matsuzaka )
  • Different ball game
  • Ditty Bop ( Nickname of basketball player Baron Davis )
  • Doc Howard ( Nickname of basketball player Dwight Howard )
  • Dollar Bill ( Nickname of basketball player Bill Bradley )
  • Don't get your balls in an uproar
  • Donnie ( Nickname of baseball player Don Mattingly )
  • Double header ( A baseball expression denoting two events held on the same day with the same participants )
  • Down to the last out ( A baseball expression meaning to have one last chance )
  • Downtown Freddie ( Nickname of basketball player Fred Brown )
  • Dragon Slayer ( Nickname of baseball player Josh Fogg )
  • Draw a bead on
  • Drop the ball
  • Ducks on a pond ( A baseball expression meaning having runners in scoring position )
  • Dust bunny
  • Earl the Pearl ( Nickname of basketball player Earl Monroe )
  • Earl the Squirrel ( Nickname of basketball player Earl Boykins )
  • El Caballo ( Nickname of baseball player Carlos Lee )
  • El Contusione ( Nickname of basketball player Manu Ginobili )
  • El Duque ( Nickname of baseball player Orlando Hernandez )
  • El Presidente ( Nickname of baseball player Dennis Martinez )
  • El Sid ( Nickname of baseball player Sid Fernandez )
  • El Toro ( Nickname of baseball player Fernando Valenzuela )
  • End of the ball game
  • Everyday Eddie ( Nickname of baseball player Eddie Guardado )
  • Eyeball to eyeball
  • Foot in the bucket ( A baseball expression meaning to act timidly or cowardly )
  • Fourth Quarter Vince ( Nickname of American football player Vince Young )
  • Fred Ex ( Nickname of American football player Freddie Mitchell )
  • Frisbee golf ( A game based on golf but using frisbees rather than balls )
  • Garbage Man ( Nickname of American football player Michael Bradley )
  • Get Buckets ( Nickname of basketball player Ricky Davis )
  • Get the ball rolling
  • Ghostface ( Nickname of basketball player Joel Przybilla )
  • Give it the hairy eyeball
  • Globe trotter
  • Go-Go Gadget Arms ( Nickname of basketball player Kevin Garnett )
  • Going going gone ( A baseball expression by which an announcer describes a home run that is heading over the fence )
  • Golden Balls ( Nickname of footballer David Beckham )
  • Golden Graham ( Nickname of basketball player Joey Graham )
  • Golden Guus ( Nickname of football manager Guus Hiddink )
  • Golden Sombrero ( A baseball expression denoting a player who strikes out four times in a game )
  • Gorgeous George ( Nickname of baseball player George Sisler )
  • Got you by the balls
  • Great Balls Of Fire ( Jerry Lee Lewis song )
  • Grits N Gravy ( Nickname of basketball player Ricky Davis )
  • Ground Hog Day ( Nickname of basketball player Tim Duncan )
  • Ground ball ( A baseball expression meaning a prosaic or ordinary accomplishment )
  • Hair Canada ( Nickname of basketball player Steve Nash )
  • Half Man Half Amazing ( Nickname of basketball player Vince Carter )
  • Hammerin' Hank ( Nickname of baseball players Hank Aaron and Hank Greenberg )
  • Have a ball
  • Have the ball at your feet
  • He Hate Me ( Nickname of American football player Rod Smart )
  • Heavy Lunch ( Nickname of American football player Norman Hand )
  • Heavy hitter ( A baseball expression meaning a powerful or commanding person )
  • High ball
  • His Airness ( Nickname of basketball player Michael Jordan )
  • His Heinous ( Nickname of basketball player Bill Laimbeer )
  • Hit it out of the park ( A baseball expression denoting a complete or spectacular success )
  • Hot Plate ( Nickname of basketball player John Sam Williams )
  • Hot Rod ( Nickname of basketball player Rodney Hundley )
  • Hungry Hungry Hilton ( Nickname of basketball player Hilton Armstrong )
  • I'm Happy Just To Dance With You ( The Beatles song )
  • In play
  • In the same ballpark
  • Just Dance ( Lady Gaga ( with Colby O'Donis song )
  • Keep the ball rolling
  • Keep your eye on the ball
  • Knock it out of the park ( A baseball expression denoting a complete or spectacular success )
  • Knock the cover off the ball ( A baseball expression meaning succeed beyond expectation )
  • Lead a merry dance
  • Leadoff hitter ( A baseball expression denoting the player who bats first )
  • Let's Dance ( David Bowie song )
  • Let's face the music and dance
  • Major league ( A baseball expression meaning at the top rank )
  • Make a balls of something
  • Make a song and dance about
  • Mendoza line ( A baseball expression denoting a line marking a very poor performance )
  • Murder On The Dance Floor ( Sophie Ellis-Bexter song )
  • Murderers' Row ( A baseball expression denoting a group of talented individuals or valuable assets )
  • Ninth inning ( A baseball expression meaning an event or process is near the end )
  • No one likes us, we don't care ( A catchphrase from Millwall football supporters )
  • On deck ( A baseball expression meaning next in line )
  • On me head son ( Invitation to cross a football so that another player can head it )
  • On the ball
  • Pinch hit ( A baseball expression denoting a substitute or stand-in )
  • Pitch a shutout ( A baseball expression meaning not allowing an opponent any wins )
  • Platinum Sombrero ( A baseball expression denoting striking out five times in a game )
  • Play ball
  • Play hardball ( A baseball expression meaning to be or act tough or aggressive )
  • Play softball ( A baseball expression meaning to ask easy questions )
  • Political football
  • Rally cap ( A baseball expression denoting a cap is a worn inside out or backwards )
  • Right off the bat ( A baseball expression meaning immediately without delay )
  • Run with the ball
  • Save The Last Dance For Me ( Ben E King song )
  • Save the last dance for me
  • Say it ain't so, Joe ( A baseball expression denoting disbelief )
  • Shoot a birdie ( score one under par in a golf shot )
  • Slam dunk
  • Snowball in hell's chance
  • Soccer Mom
  • Soccer Mom indicator
  • Song and dance
  • Song and dance man
  • Sphere of influence
  • Spot the ball
  • Start the ball rolling
  • Strike out swinging ( A baseball expression meaning to fail while giving it your best effort )
  • Swing for the fences ( A baseball expression meaning try for a substantial gain )
  • Switch hitter ( A baseball expression denoting a batter who can hit left or right handed )
  • Take cuts at someone ( A baseball expression meaning taking a verbal swing or striking a blow at a reputation )
  • Take me out to the ball game
  • That's the way the ball bounces
  • The Basketball Jesus ( Nickname of Larry Bird )
  • The Cannonball Kid ( Nickname of tennis player Roscoe Tanner )
  • The Crazy Gang ( Nickname of Wimbledon Football Club )
  • The Head Ball Coach ( Nickname of Steve Spurrier )
  • The Masque of the Red Death
  • The Ol' Ball Coach ( Nickname of Steve Spurrier )
  • The Queen of TV Comedy ( Nickname of comedienne Lucille Ball )
  • The Special One ( Nickname of football manager Jose Mourinho )
  • The ball is in your court
  • The belle of the ball ( meaning and origin of this phrase )
  • The old ball and chain
  • The sound of leather on willow ( sound of the ball on the bat in cricket )
  • The way the ball bounces
  • Throw a beanball ( A baseball expression meaning to attack an opponent by aiming at their head )
  • Took the collar ( A baseball expression meaning failing to get any hits )
  • Trap and ball ( children's ball game )
  • Triple play ( A baseball expression denoting the act of making three outs during the same play )
  • Wabash Cannonball ( Roy Acuff song )
  • Whole ball of wax
  • Whole new ball game
  • Word association football

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