Nickname for none other than Larry Bird, native of French Lick and one of the best basketball players of all time.
After giving up a record number of homers in its first series, people starting calling the new Yankee Stadium the "Launching Pad." As it turns out, there's a wind current caused by the shape of the stadium that tends to lift balls flying toward the right field fence.
Forbes Magazine bestowed this honor upon the Mile-High city in light of its record breaking contraceptive sales.
Those that grew up and live in South Bend.
The native Rhode Islanders' reference to the hordes of tourists from Massachusetts who swarm their beaches each summer.