Famous Athletes with Christmas Names
Does this really require an explanation? I didn’t think so. Let’s celebrate the season with a collection of well-known (relatively speaking) athletes with Christmas names.
- Matt Holliday (MLB)
An eight-time All-Star and the 2007 NL batting champ. Collects wool hats as a hobby.
- Johnny Jolly (NFL)
Former Packers defensive tackle. Currently employed as a shopping mall Santa (allegedly).
- David Frost (Golf)
28 professional wins. No relation to Jack
- Jeff Green (NBA)
Of course he's a Celtic. Fun fact: loves conifers.
- Patrick Kane (NHL)
Okay, it's spelled different. Middle name is Candy.
- Angel Cordero Jr. (Horse Racing)
Three-time Kentucky Derby winner. Enjoyed second career as one of Santa's elves. Ya know, cause he's short!
- J.T. Snow (MLB)
Won six Gold Gloves. Started career with the Angels. He reeks Christmas.
- Dwayne Bowe (NFL)
Has gift-wrapped 39 touchdowns. Hopes to find a new team under the tree.
- Jesus Shuttlesworth (Movies)
Fictional character. Enjoys the comfort of sandals.
- George Bell (MLB)
1987 AL MVP. Loves tacos.
- Bart Starr (NFL)
Won five championships. Dons a fake Santa beard year round.
- Michael Redd (NBA)
Sharp-shooter without a team. Bakes gingerbread men in his spare time.
- Jon Garland (MLB)
World Series champ in 2005. Known to instigate snowball fights with children.
- Kyle Rudolph (NFL)
Attended Notre Dame. Hates reindeer games.
- Tree Rollins (NBA)
Stands 7'1" tall. Will gladly allow himself to be decorated.
- Dionte Christmas (College Basketball)
C'mon, this was too easy. Merry Xmas!