Sports Nut

An Etymological Venn Diagram of Baseball Team Names

Flip Flop Fly Ball book cover.

Craig Robinson will change the way you look at baseball. In his new book Flip Flop Fly Ball and his website of the same name, Robinson has created a series of fun, charming, informative infographics on subjects ranging from the prevalence of baseball surnames to CC Sabathia’s weight. The following excerpts, all taken from Robinson’s book, are perfect examples of the breadth of his imagination and his knack for information design—never again will you think of team nicknames in the same way.