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MC Hammer was a batboy for the Oakland A's in his teens. He was nicknamed "Hammer" because of his resemblance to Hank Aaron, or "Hammerin' Hank". He was given the nickname by Reggie Jackson.

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Q: What major league player takes credit for nicknaming M C Hammer?
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