Tim Hagerty http://wuky.org en Author Salutes The Creativity, Occasional Humor And Madness Behind Pro Baseball Team Names http://wuky.org/post/author-salutes-creativity-occasional-humor-and-madness-behind-pro-baseball-team-names <p>LEXINGTON, Ky. -&nbsp; Sliders, Rockets, and Hottentots.&nbsp; Are these the newest menu items at the local burger joint?&nbsp; Nope.&nbsp; Believe it or not, they are actual professional baseball team names.&nbsp; WUKY talked recently with a man who has researched and published a new book on the subject.&nbsp; Tim Hagerty is a radio broadcaster for the Triple A Tucson Padres and the author of <em>Root For The Home Team &ndash; Minor League Baseball&rsquo;s Most Off The Wall Names And The Stories Behind Them.</em> Sat, 11 Aug 2012 13:00:00 +0000 Alan Lytle 18852 at http://wuky.org Author Salutes The Creativity, Occasional Humor And Madness Behind Pro Baseball Team Names