”When you got a nickname like that, I know probably on the baseball side, it’s a good nickname. But if you saw all the violence in Mexico, it’s really bad. When you’re a public person in Mexico and they see that kind of nickname, it’s a negative nickname. So we have to do something positive and just take it away.
Kansas City Royals closer Joakim Soria, on why he no longer wants to be nicknamed “the Mexicutioner,” quoted in Royals’ Soria Is Mexicutioner No More - NYTimes.com
A tip of our cap to Mr. Soria, who is from Santiago de la Monclova, Mexico.