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USS Maine, SSBN-741

Joe McEwing, another type of SSBN

A new baseball acronym: SSBN. This stands for "Scrappy Second BasemaN". It also stands for "Submarine: Ballistic Missile, Nuclear-powered." The submarine type of SSBN is certainly more powerful and impressive than my new cute baseball acronym...therein lying the irony, which any new acronym must have.

So let's make SSBN part of the baseball world, like LOOGY has become! When your team drafts a scrappy second baseman out of college, call him an SSBN. When your team calls up Joe McEwing, call him an SSBN. Let's see how fast we can spread this meme.