The fine folk at Pitchers & Poets are playing the name game and have fired up the Rogue's Baseball Index, "an alternative baseball lexicon." Their sample entry should give you an idea of what they're going for:
The Joe Mauer
We are fortunate as mere mortals that The Joe Mauer has graced this plane of existence with his glowing presence. His swing is flawless, his morals are sound, and his bone structure is immaculate. He dates beauty queens, he wins batting titles. The Joe Mauer is ideal. The Joe Mauer is America.
Notable Joe Mauers include:
- Joe Mauer
- Joe Dimaggio
And guess who they tapped for their home opener?