In late August, teams around MLB will wear uniforms with nicknames on the back as the first-ever “Players Weekend.” It’ll be spanning Aug. 25-27, and the jerseys will have unusual designs to inject some more personality in the game.

You can find the full actual list of nicknames the Twins will wear here:

But if we were in charge, what would we put on the jerseys? Here’s our list — and it’s all in good fun:

  • Jason Castro – Michaels
  • Chris Gimenez – The Janitor
  • Joe Mauer – Joseph Patrick Mauer I
  • Brian Dozier – Lo Conner
  • Jorge Polanco – Hip Hip
  • Miguel Sano – Power Banana
  • Eduardo Escobar – Caballo
  • Ehire Adrianza – Sedoso
  • Eddie Rosario – El Asesino
  • Byron Buxton – Beep Beep
  • Max Kepler – Mr. Germany Keplert (obviously)
  • Robbie Grossman – ROBBIE
  • Kennys Vargas – KEN
  • Ervin Santana – El Maestro
  • Jose Berrios – La Makina
  • Bartolo Colon – Big Bart
  • Adalberto Mejia – Big Bert
  • Kyle Gibson – Big Bird
  • Dillon Gee – Beardy
  • Trevor Hildenberger – Hildy
  • Taylor Rogers – Tyler
  • Ryan Pressly – Texas
  • Tyler Duffey – DUFFMAN OH YEAH!
  • Alan Busenitz – Booze
  • Buddy Boshers – Bully Bouch
  • Matt Belisle – Dad

What would your list look like?

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Brandon Warne covers the Twins for Cold Omaha, and has had his work featured in numerous places across the United States. Locally, Warne’s work has appeared at the Minneapolis Star Tribune, St. Paul Pioneer Press, 1500 ESPN and Go96.3 for writing and audio, and he’s also had written work appear on Baseball Prospectus, Fangraphs and cited in the Los Angeles Times. Warne lives in the outer Twin Cities suburbs with his wife, Amanda. Listen to his Cold Omaha podcast Midwest Swing. Follow Brandon on Twitter @Brandon_Warne.