Heartbreaking Great Names #28: Gene Brabender

**This series highlights those few lucky [and unlucky] athletes that have names that make you stop and do a double take.**

1968 Topps #163 Gene Brabender

Besides have a great name and being the Seattle Pilots' winningest pitcher, Gene had the great nickname of "Lurch." I personally don't see it but it probably had more to do with personality than looks.