According to his 1994 Topps card, Donovan Osborne, "received his given name from his father, who enjoyed John Wayne's 1963 movie 'Donovan's Reef.'"
According to Wikipedia, which apparently got it from the Cardinals Encyclopedia, he was named after the "late-1960s flower-child singer Donovan."
So was he named after a tough-guy John Wayne character, as Topps claims, or a hippie flower child, as Wikipedia indicates?
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