Update [2007-2-16 10:34:15 by Eric Hz]: Today is the last day to make an entry so go ahead and make one. Create an account if needed. I have noticed that many sites offer fantasy team names contest and discussions. I also notice it being searched for in the various search engines, too.
Last year, Matt Watson ran a contest in which he awarded the Roto Times Guide to Winning Fantasy Baseball. There were some great teams names submitted. Like Matt, I am not good at thinking up snarky/witty names.
I have had two team names in my long-standing AL- and NL-only leagues. My team name is the Homers in the AL and the Wooden Badgers in the NL. The Homers pays tribute to the Homer D. Babbidge Library on the campus of my alma mater, the University of Connecticut. (ed: Really? A link to a frickin' library?)
The Wooden Badgers is taken from a scene in one of the best movies of all-time Monty Python and the Holy Grail:
French Soldiers: [open the door and see the rabbit]
C'est un lapin, lapin de bois.
Oh, un cadeau.
[They come out and push the rabbit inside the castle.]
Arthur: [to Bedevere] What happens now?
Bedevere: Well, Lancelot, Galahad, and I wait until nightfall, and then leap out of the rabbit, taking the French by surprise. Not only by surprise, but totally unarmed!
Arthur: ... Who leaps out?
Bedevere: [slowly realises] ...Uh -- uh, Lancelot, Galahad, and I, uh, leap out of the rabbit, uh, and uh...
Arthur: [in despair] Ohh...
Bedevere: Oh. Um, look, if we built this large wooden badger -- [Lancelot slaps him]
[Suddenly, the rabbit flies through the air with a BOING!]
Arthur/Knights: RUN AWAY! RUN AWAY!
[The rabbit squashes one of the "horses".]
With that, this kicks off the second annual Fake Teams' Best Fantasy Baseball Names Contest. FTBFBNC for you acronymically-inclined!
The Top Three names will win a copy of the Rotoauthority 2007 Fantasy Baseball Guide. Let the contest begin! Leave a comment with your entry. If you don't have an account, create one!