“TOOTBLAN” Is No. 8 DC Sports Phrase Of 2014

The Washington Post says the acronym “TOOTBLAN” – invented by Ball Eight’s proprietor – is the No. 8 sports phrase in our nation’s capital this year:

It stands for Thrown Out On The Bases Like A Nincompoop. It’s fun to say and tweet, unless it’s about a Nationals player, such as Bryce Harper, who gets TOOTBLAN’d a lot.

No. 1 was “No means no!

The etymology of TOOTBLAN – along with the total TOOTBLANs for every major leaguer for the last two years – can be found at our sister site TOOTBLAN Tracker.

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