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Do you know these athletes' real names?

Tiger Woods watches his tee shot on the

Tiger Woods watches his tee shot on the second tee during the final round of The Barclays on Aug. 25, 2013. (Credit: Getty Images)

Tiger Woods, Yogi Berra, Boomer Esiason: You know these athletes' faces and you know what they go by, but do you know the names they were given at birth? Test your knowledge in this quiz.

1

What is Catfish Hunter's real name?

JIM "CATFISH" HUNTER Yankees Hunter originally grew the
2

What is Goose Gossage's real name?

Former Yankees pitcher Rich "Goose" Gossage #54 throws

Photo credit: Mike Stobe

3

What is Magic Johnson's real name?

Former NBA player Earvin "Magic" Johnson, Jr. walks

Photo credit: AP / Gerald Herbert

4

What is Yogi Berra's real name?

Baseball Hall of Famer Yogi Berra looks on

Photo credit: AP / Rich Schultz

5

What is Chipper Jones' real name?

Former Atlanta Braves third baseman Chipper Jones catches

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6

What is Doc Rivers' real name?

Los Angeles Clippers head coach Doc Rivers argues

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7

What is Whitey Ford's real name?

16 | WHITEY FORD | Number retired: Aug.

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8

What is Babe Ruth's real name?

3 | BABE RUTH | Number retired: June

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9

What is Lefty Gomez's real name?

1932-37: LEFTY GOMEZ 6 Opening Day starts W-L:

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10

What is Cy Young's real name? (Note: Young is pictured far left.)

Five Hall of Famers crowded into one picture

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11

What is Boomer Esiason's real name?

Television commentator and former professional football player Boomer

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12

What is Pepper Johnson's real name?

PEPPER JOHNSON Giants: Won both Super Bowl XXI

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13

What is Muhammad Ali's birth name?

JANUARY 17 Muhammad Ali (pictured) Dwyane Wade Don

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14

What is Penny Hardaway's real name?

Orlando Magic guard Anfernee Hardaway (1) slam dunks

Photo credit: AP / Chris O'Meara

15

What is Tiger Woods' real name?

Tiger Woods of the United States watches his

Photo credit: Getty Images / Jeff Haynes

16

What is Pele's real name?

Brazilian soccer legend Pele arrives for the final

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17

What is Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's birth name?

Former NBA player Kareem Abdul Jabbar gestures to

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