Pete Reiser
Harold Patrick "Pete" Reiser (March 17, 1919 – October 25, 1981), nicknamed "Pistol Pete," was an outfielder in Major League Baseball during the 1940s and early 1950s. He played primarily for the Broo...
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Bill Lange
William Alexander "Bill" Lange (/ˈlæŋ/; June 6, 1871 – July 23, 1950), also known as "Little Eva", was an American Major League Baseball center fielder, who played his entire seven-year career fo...
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Danny Murtaugh
Daniel Edward Murtaugh (October 8, 1917 – December 2, 1976) was an American second baseman, manager, front-office executive and coach in Major League Baseball best known for his 29-year association wi...
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Bob Bescher
Robert Henry "Bob" Bescher (February 25, 1884 – November 29, 1942) was a baseball outfielder who played 11 seasons in the major leagues. Born in London, Ohio, he played his best seasons with the Cinc...
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Ron LeFlore
Ronald LeFlore (born June 16, 1948) is a former Major League Baseball outfielder. He played six seasons with the Detroit Tigers before being traded to the Montreal Expos, retiring as a Chicago White S...
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Johnny Barrett
John Joseph Barrett (December 18, 1915 – August 17, 1974) was an outfielder in Major League Baseball from 1942 to 1946. He played for the Pittsburgh Pirates and Boston Braves.Barrett was born in Lowel...
George Van Haltren
George Edward Martin Van Haltren (March 30, 1866 – September 29, 1945) was an American center fielder in Major League Baseball. In his 17-year career, lasting from 1887 through 1903, he played for the...
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Davey Lopes
David Earle Lopes (/ˈloʊps/; born May 3, 1945 in East Providence, Rhode Island) is a former second baseman and manager in Major League Baseball. He batted and threw right-handed. He is currently the ...
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Jackie Robinson Day
Jackie Robinson Day is a traditional event which occurs annually in Major League Baseball, commemorating and honoring the day Jackie Robinson made his major league debut. April 15 was Opening Day in 1...
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Luis Castillo (baseball)
Luis Antonio Castillo (born September 12, 1975) is a former Major League Baseball second baseman. Castillo is a three-time All-Star, three-time Gold Glove winner, and won the World Series with the Flo...
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Sam Jethroe
Samuel Jethroe, nicknamed "The Jet" (January 20, 1918 – June 18, 2001), was an American center fielder in Negro league and Major League Baseball. With the Cincinnati & Cleveland Buckeyes he won a ...
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Bobby Tolan
Robert Tolan (born November 19, 1945) is a former center and right fielder in Major League Baseball. Tolan, who batted and threw left-handed, played for the St. Louis Cardinals (1965–68), Cincinnati R...
Willie Mays
Willie Howard Mays, Jr. (born May 6, 1931), nicknamed "The Say Hey Kid" is an American former professional baseball player who spent the majority of his Major League Baseball (MLB) career as a center ...
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Eric Young (baseball)
Eric Orlando Young Sr. (born May 18, 1967) is a former Major League Baseball second baseman and left fielder. He played college baseball and college football for Rutgers University. He resides in New ...
Tom Brown (center fielder)
Thomas Tarlton Brown (September 21, 1860 – October 25, 1927) was an Anglo-American center fielder in Major League Baseball. Born in Liverpool, Lancashire, England, he played for 17 seasons, a ca...
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Kiki Cuyler
Hazen Shirley "Kiki" Cuyler (/ˈkaɪˈkaɪ ˈkaɪlər/; August 30, 1898 – February 11, 1950) was a Major League Baseball right fielder from 1921 until 1938. Cuyler established a reputation as an outstan...
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Chock full o'Nuts
Chock full o'Nuts is a brand of coffee originating from a chain of New York City coffee shops. Its unusual name derives from the eighteen shelled nut shops founder William Black had established under ...
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Pepper Martin
Johnny Leonard Roosevelt "Pepper" Martin (February 29, 1904 – March 5, 1965) was an American professional baseball player and minor league manager. He was known as the Wild Horse of the Osage because ...
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Max Carey
Maximillian George Carnarius (January 11, 1890 – May 30, 1976), known as Max George Carey, was an American professional baseball center fielder and manager. Carey played in Major League Baseball for t...
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Bill Bruton
William Havon Bruton (December 22, 1925 – December 5, 1995) was a Major League Baseball (MLB) center fielder who played for the Milwaukee Braves in 1953 through 1960, and for the Detroit Tigers in 196...
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Lee Handley
Lee Elmer Handley (July 13, 1913 – April 8, 1970) was a second baseman/third baseman who played in Major League Baseball between 1936 and 1947. Nicknamed "Jeep", Handley batted and threw right-handed....
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1949 World Series
The 1949 World Series featured the New York Yankees and the Brooklyn Dodgers, with the Yankees winning in five games for their second defeat of the Dodgers in three years, and the twelfth championship...
Jim Fogarty
James G. Fogarty (February 12, 1864 in San Francisco, California – May 20, 1891), was a professional baseball player who was an outfielder in the Major Leagues from 1884 to 1890. Fogarty played for th...
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Baseball color line
The Color Line in American baseball, until the late 1940s, excluded players of Black African descent from Major League Baseball and its affiliated Minor Leagues. Racial segregation in professional bas...
Jimmy Rollins
James Calvin "Jimmy" Rollins (born November 27, 1978), nicknamed "J-Roll", is an American professional baseball shortstop for the Los Angeles Dodgers of Major League Baseball (MLB). He made his MLB de...
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Jackie Robinson Foundation
The Jackie Robinson Foundation is a non-profit organization which gives scholarships to minority youths for higher education, as well as preserving the legacy of Baseball Hall of Fame member, Jackie R...
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José Reyes (shortstop)
José Bernabé Reyes (born June 11, 1983) is a Dominican professional baseball shortstop for the Toronto Blue Jays of Major League Baseball (MLB). He previously played for the New York Mets and Miami Ma...
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Lou Brock
Louis Clark "Lou" Brock (born June 18, 1939) is an American former professional baseball player. He began his Major League Baseball career with the Chicago Cubs, but spent the majority of his career a...
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Lonny Frey
Linus Reinhard Frey [Junior] (August 23, 1910 – September 13, 2009) was an infielder in Major League Baseball who played from 1933 through 1948 for the Brooklyn Dodgers (1933–1936), Chicago Cubs (1937...
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