But that begs the question: Which or favorite our gun-toting, butt-kicking, witty-one-liner-giving heroes has the MOST badass name?
We rounded up a bunch of contenders and submitted our votes to create a top 50.
They've defined careers and detailed one's true popularity.
While many athletes have earned one heart-warming nickname, only a lucky few have inherited a countless amount, and the resulting opportunity to rotate on demand.
Of all his nicknames, he has to be thanking the snow gods that "Big Wendy" didn't catch on.
While he may have had thin legs, thus the fourth nickname, "Bird Legs," Montana had the thickest of hearts.And hopefully adjusted their birth certificates accordingly.Number of Names: Three Cream of the Crop: The Louisville Lip, The Greatest, The People's Champion To many, "The Greatest" defined greatness in every facet of life. It didn't matter what route he took; Ali was an impenetrable force in that ring. Number of Names: Four Cream of the Crop: Super Vlad, Vlad the Impaler, Big Daddy Vladdy, Big Bad Vlad During his prime, former MVP Vladimir Guerrero could hit pitches purposely tossed into opposing dugouts.The 170-pound netminder is now a goaltending coach for the Stars, naturally sharing his wisdom and resiliency with the new crop. Inside" because the court was his canvas and he was a thriving artist, Jerry West first earned his Zeke-related nickname due to small-town West Virginia roots.Number of Names: Five Cream of the Crop: Zeke from Cabin Creek, The Logo, Mr. Years later, Jerry West is still permanently carved into the game of basketball. Number of Names: Five (how many insanity puns can be drawn up?The list goes on, as does Victorino, once dubbed The Energizer Bunny.