Originally Posted by Jager
We agreed at the start that the word has to be more or less the same. Mondale would not be acceptable, but something like Truman -> Trueman is okay - it's the same name just with different spelling.
The surname of the president is the name that has to match, but it can match either the first or second name of the player.
But Dale is still Dale. It's the same word.
I don't see any significant difference in dropping 3 letters from Mondale to get Dale and dropping 1 letter in Adams to get Adam. Same principle.
The precedent has been set.