30 People Who Are Only Famous in Cleveland

Maybe some of these people are slightly recognized outside of Cleveland, but here in Northeast Ohio, we all know who these people are from just hearing their names (or nicknames, like Mall Guy). From sports stars to broadcast journalists, they're all here. Some of them have passed on, while other are still with us, but nonetheless they have a special place in our Cleveland lexicon.

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Romona Robinson
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Romona Robinson


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Tom Hamilton
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Tom Hamilton


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Tim Misny
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Tim Misny


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Terry Pluto
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Terry Pluto


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Super Pimp (David Michael Toth)
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Super Pimp (David Michael Toth)


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Dru Joyce, Romeo Travis, Sian Cotton and Willie McGee
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Dru Joyce, Romeo Travis, Sian Cotton and Willie McGee


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The Sax Man (Maurice Reedus Jr.) 
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The Sax Man (Maurice Reedus Jr.)


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Russ Mitchell
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Russ Mitchell


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Norton Furniture Guy (Marc Brown)
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Norton Furniture Guy (Marc Brown)


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Mike Trivosonno
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Mike Trivosonno


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