Anthony Bass was a pitcher for the Padres. He began as a relief pitcher in 2011, but transition to the rotation in 2012 before getting hurt and falling out of favor. He was traded to the Astros in December 2013 along with a Player To Be Named Later or Cash in exchange for a Player To Be Named Later or Cash. The PTBNLs turned out to be picks in the upcoming Rule 5 draft. The Padres acquired the first overall pick, P Patrick Schuster.
His introduction into games would often be met with comments like "Dat Bass" or "Slappin' da bass".