Professional athletes are the best of the best. These athletes focus their entire lives on their sport, giving it all up in order to play the game they love. It doesn’t surprise us that many of these athletes end up becoming cults of personality and global celebrities. Today we are going to look at those athletes in order to find the 25 best nicknames in the history of professional sports! When you’re the best at what you do, your nickname says everything about you!
Karl Malone – ‘The Mailman’
Karl Malone was one of the best power forwards to ever play in the NBA. Unfortunately for Malone he was overshadowed by literal all time greats, including Michael Jordan. Karl Malone was called ‘The Mailman’ because he always delivered when it mattered. Many a forward needed to get dental implants due to his fierce elbows in the paint.