It's Thanksgiving, so let's make a meal out of former Dodgers, shall we? Turk(ey) Richard Joseph Farrell was his given name, but when the Dodgers acquired the 27-year-old right-hander on May 4, 1961, he was referred to as Dick Farrell. But his nickname passed down from his father was Turk, which given today's date we'll assume was for poultry.