Stuck in the middle with LaVerne

What do Braden Looper, Ron Hansen, Butch Hobson, Reggie Sanders, and Skeeter Webb all have in common?

They all have the middle name of LaVerne, Lavern or Laverne.

Ronald Lavern Hansen played in the majors: 1958-1972
Clell Lavern Hobson, 1975-1982
Braden LaVern Looper, 1998-2009
Reginald Laverne Sanders, 1991-2007
James Laverne Webb, 1932-1948

Here are a couple of other Lavernes to enjoy: