Famous Athletes with Christmas Names

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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.

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Johnny Jolly (NFL)

Former Packers defensive tackle. Currently employed as a shopping mall Santa (allegedly).

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David Frost (Golf)

28 professional wins. No relation to Jack

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Jeff Green (NBA)

Of course he's a Celtic. Fun fact: loves conifers.

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Patrick Kane (NHL)

Okay, it's spelled different. Middle name is Candy.

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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!

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J.T. Snow (MLB)

Won six Gold Gloves. Started career with the Angels. He reeks Christmas.

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Dwayne Bowe (NFL)

Has gift-wrapped 39 touchdowns. Hopes to find a new team under the tree.

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Jesus Shuttlesworth (Movies)

Fictional character. Enjoys the comfort of sandals.

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George Bell (MLB)

1987 AL MVP. Loves tacos.

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Bart Starr (NFL)

Won five championships. Dons a fake Santa beard year round.

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Michael Redd (NBA)

Sharp-shooter without a team. Bakes gingerbread men in his spare time.

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Jon Garland (MLB)

World Series champ in 2005. Known to instigate snowball fights with children.

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Kyle Rudolph (NFL)

Attended Notre Dame. Hates reindeer games.

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Tree Rollins (NBA)

Stands 7'1" tall. Will gladly allow himself to be decorated.

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Dionte Christmas (College Basketball)

C'mon, this was too easy. Merry Xmas!

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