Santa’s Reindeer Baseball Namesakes

Here are the closest major or minor league equivalents by name to Santa’s reindeer

DASHER: Dasher Troy

DANCER: Rolff Dancer

PRANCER: Shane Prance

VIXEN: Gene Shrewsbury (No “Vixens” in the game; vixen -> shrew)

COMET: Mickey Mantle (No “Comets” in the game; Mantle was “The Commerce Comet”)

CUPID: Cupid Childs

DONNER: Leonard Donner

BLITZEN: Terry Blitz, or Joe Benz (nicknamed “Blitzen”)

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RUDOLPH: Ken Rudolph

 

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