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Lance Berkman aims to live up to his nickname

Updated: August 16, 2011, 3:05 PM ET
By Anna McDonald

Despite his reputation as an all around good guy, observers of Lance Berkman, also known as "The Big Puma", should take note: don't be fooled, "The Big Puma" is anything but a large, tame house cat.

"I'm sleek and fast and secretive," said Berkman about why he is often referred to as "The Big Puma". "I like the description, there's no doubt about it."

Sports figures are often tied to their nicknames -- "Sweetness", "Magic", "Night Train" and "Shoeless Joe Jackson" -- these are a ...

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