Over the years, baseball has had its share of characters, with many colourful nicknames, from the Sultan of Swat to the Mad Hungarian to ManRam.  But there are also many players whose given names are just as unusual, and more importantly, difficult to spell.  Here is the all-time list, by position:

C – Manny Sanguillen

1B – Doug Mentkiewicz

2B – Mark Grudzielanek

3B – Mike Pagliarulo

SS – Robert Eenhoorn

OF – Carl Yastrzemski

OF – Ted Uhlaender

OF – Johnny Wyrostek

SP – Scott Kamieniecki

Fritz Ostermueller

RP – Scott Schoeneweis

Tom Niedenfuer

And to make sure everyone’s following the rules, Umpire Nestor Chylak.

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