Are these classic TV character actors or 1960s baseball All-Stars?

Can you tell Dabs, Mudcat and Shug from Cookie, Catfish and Boog?

Classic TV character actors had all kinds of kooky names. Some of them were perfectly tailored to their frequent appearances in Westerns while others were simply family names that you don't hear every day.

Another realm of pop culture with a penchant for strange monikers was professional baseball, especially in the 1960s. Players had all kinds of nicknames.

Here are the names of classic TV character actors mixed with some of the memorable MLB ballplayers of the 1960s. Can you tell who is who from the names alone?

  1. Yogi Berra
  2. Slim Pickens
  3. Hank Aaron
  4. Ernie Banks
  5. Dabbs Greer
  6. Cookie Rojas
  7. X Brands
  8. Nellie Fox
  9. Chill Wills
  10. Scatman Crothers
  11. Boog Powell
  12. Cactus Mack
  13. Mudcat Grant
  14. Minnie Minoso
  15. Big Buck Maffei
  16. Catfish Hunter
  17. Shug Fisher
  18. Tristram Coffin
  19. Blue Moon Odom
  20. Guich Koock

Are these classic TV character actors or 1960s baseball All-Stars?

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texasluva 7 days ago

Snap! Our quiz guesser lynngdance done took this down in a jiffy. Now we can all sit back, relax and view. Thanks again lynngdance. Also Moody was just in the Rear (behind Lynn).


Rear Window 1954 1h 52min
Director:
Alfred Hitchcock
Cast:
James Stewart
Grace Kelly
Raymond Burr
Thelma Ritter
Wendell Corey

https://archive.org/details/rear-window-1954_202107


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texasluva LaDolceVita 18 hours ago
For the Movie Quiz posters
Your movie of the week
The Omega Man (1971) 1 hr 38 min- Action, Drama, Sci-fi
Director: Boris Sagal
Cast:
Charlton Heston
Anthony Zerbe
Paul Koslo
Rosalind Cash

Biological war has decimated life on Earth. Los Angeles is a windswept ghost town where Robert Neville tools his convertible through sunlit streets foraging for supplies.
Movie is in HD
https://archive.org/details/the.-omega.-man.-1971.1080p.-blu-ray.-h-264.-aac-rarbg

Stay tunned for your Movie Quiz on Friday

I have added a better movie for you called Take her, She's Mine. Comedy type romance

Take Her, She's Mine (1963) 1 hr 37 min

Director: Henry Koster
Cast:
James Stewart
Sandra Dee
Audrey Meadows
Robert Morley
Bob Denver
John McGiver

https://archive.org/details/mary59_gmx_959_201610/959-1.mp4
texasluva lynngdance 18 hours ago
For the Movie Quiz posters
Your movie of the week
The Omega Man (1971) 1 hr 38 min- Action, Drama, Sci-fi
Director: Boris Sagal
Cast:
Charlton Heston
Anthony Zerbe
Paul Koslo
Rosalind Cash

Biological war has decimated life on Earth. Los Angeles is a windswept ghost town where Robert Neville tools his convertible through sunlit streets foraging for supplies.
Movie is in HD
https://archive.org/details/the.-omega.-man.-1971.1080p.-blu-ray.-h-264.-aac-rarbg

Stay tunned for your Movie Quiz on Friday


texasluva 7 days ago
Movie Quiz July 16 2021

This movie one of the best by a long time director. You know him very well indeed. The main actor is truly magnificent in all types of movies. Co-actor with a short cinema career taking marriage and house wife as top priority. Other actors not only in movies but TV series and shows that lasted decades. This movie one for the dramatics, suspense and crime. If you have not seen it then you are out of the classic movie loop one would think. If you have then now owning a copy as soon as one of our posters get it.


Ones we all remember. Kick it up some.........

John Fogerty - The Old Man Down The Road.


Canned Heat Let's Work Together.


Status Quo - Whatever You Want.


HEART - Crazy On You.


The Knack - My Sharona.


Show Me The Way - Peter Frampton.



Action Thriller bonus movie
Some of the crew and other terrorists are getting ready to take over a USS Battle Ship. The thing is it has a trove of nuclear missiles in which they intend to steal. If the US government does not follow orders they intend to use two of them against Hawaii. In seconds it will turn the whole island into 10 thousand degrees and kill millions. What will happen and who is to stop them.

Under Siege (1992) 1 hr 42 min
Director: Andrew Davis
Cast:
Steven Segal
Tommy Lee Jones
Gary Buscy
Erika Eleniak

https://archive.org/details/under-siege-720p-1170

Comedy, Crime and Mystery Bonus movie

Who Is Killing The Great Chefs Of Europe? (1978) 1 hr 52 min
Director: Ted Kotcheff
Cast:
George Segal
Jacqueline Bisset
Robert Morley
Jean-Pierre Cassel

https://archive.org/details/who-is-killing-the-great-chefs-of-europe.mpeg-4



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texasluva MrsPhilHarris 15 hours ago
Same thing here except there are thousands with their agendas. Some are prior tv show stars in CA and places. Walking into stores yelling and carrying with store asking them stop and store rules. Then he starts really going off telling every customer to not buy there. Like that's there purpose in life now. I don't get it 🤔🙄.
MrsPhilHarris texasluva 14 hours ago
😂 You have to wonder about people. This boob would go on about his right not to wear a mask but seemed to forget the stores had the right to ask him to wear a mask.


texasluva MrsPhilHarris 14 hours ago
It was Ricky Schroder who berated everyone. It is on the net. He did it at Costco. Purposely taped it for confrontation.
MrsPhilHarris texasluva 13 hours ago
Oh right I heard about that. I wonder if he caught COVID. There was an evangelical minister in the south ( well maybe more than one) who was an anti-vaxer that caught COVID. I think he had originally said vaccinations were a mass death campaign or some nonsense. He ended up in ICU on oxygen.
WSK2513 15 days ago
Had Tristam Coffin and Tris Speaker confused there for a minute.

Tresix 15 days ago
100%! Only two I wasn’t sure about were Mudcat and Big Buck. Blue Moon Odom was one of my favorite players from the Oakland A’s. Also should have included Odom’s teammate Vida Blue. But, seriously, do you think anyone would miss Hank Aaron?! Especially considering the controversy over his death?
Dajj 16 days ago
19/20 I did remember some of those great baseball players.Good quiz!
MadMadMadWorld 16 days ago
20/20 This had to be the easiest quiz I ever took on MeTV. Of course, I'm a long-term baseball fan, so I knew all the Baseball nicknames. I also know many tv characters, so I recognized all of those. #13 Jim "Mudcat" Grant has one of the great nicknames in baseball, and had recently passed away so I knew of him for many years now.
UTZAAKE 16 days ago
20/20. Quiz was easy because one of the two options of each question was "Baseball All-Star" instead of just "Baseball Player." An interesting question would've been Al Ferrara who played mostly with the Dodgers in the 1960s but also appeared on Batman three times and Gilligan's Island once. He would be considered a character actor in this quiz because he was never an All-Star.
MadMadMadWorld UTZAAKE 16 days ago
But the quiz did not include a puzzler for Al Ferrara, who I also remember as an L.A. Dodger player in the '60s. He was mostly a ballplayer, notwithstanding the few appearances he made as a guest on tv shows.
SashaPayneDiaz 16 days ago
18/20 A lot of lucky guesses but Big Buck & Shug killed my ace.
MrBill 16 days ago
19/20; had to guess on the last four
DIGGER1 16 days ago
Are these classic TV character actors or 1960s baseball All-Stars?
You got 18 out of 20
Did you get all of them or were the right answers kinda… Slim Pickens?
MadMadMadWorld DIGGER1 16 days ago
I read on IMDb.com how he got his famous name. He was riding on the rodeo circuit. Someone told him that he should take up another line of work because all he would ever get in the rodeo was "Slim Pickin's" and he adopted that as his name, with a slight spelling change on the last name! He had a marvelous screen personality and unique, raspy Southern drawl, although born near Fresno, CA. His birth name was the un-spectacular Louis Berton Lindley Jr. Best remembered for a single "cowboy" image: that of bomber pilot Maj. "King" Kong waving his cowboy hat rodeo-style as he rides a nuclear bomb onto its target in the great black comedy Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964). He was only 64 when he died in Dec. 1983 from a brain tumor. https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0001620/bio
bobbygood 16 days ago
20/20. I don’t know so much about character actors but I do know baseball players. If I didn’t recognize the name I knew it was a character actor and I managed to get 20 out of 20. That’s the first perfect score that I’ve had in ages.
RobertMayer 16 days ago
Thanks for putting in so many Chicago players...
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