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Dave Bancroft (1891 - 1972)

David James "Beauty" Bancroft (April 20, 1891 – October 9, 1972) was an American baseball player who played Major League Baseball from 1915 to 1930. He is a member of the Baseball Hall of Fame...

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Jesse Joseph "Pop" Haines (1893 - 1978)

Jesse Joseph "Pop" Haines, (July 22, 1893 – August 5, 1978) was a right-handed Major League Baseball pitcher and knuckleballer. He played briefly in 1918, then from 1920 to 1937. Haines was ...

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Earle Bryan Combs (1899 - 1976)

Earle Bryan Combs (May 14, 1899 – July 21, 1976) was an American professional baseball player, who played his entire career for the New York Yankees (1924‑1935). Combs batted leadoff an...

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Waite Charles Hoyt (1899 - 1984)

Waite Charles Hoyt (September 9, 1899 – August 25, 1984) was an American right-handed pitcher in Major League Baseball, one of the dominant pitchers of the 1920s, and the winningest pitcher fo...

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Branch Rickey (1881 - 1965)

Wesley Branch Rickey (December 20, 1881 – December 9, 1965) was an innovative Major League Baseball executive elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1967. He was known for breaking Major Leag...

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Ted Williams MP (1918 - 2002)

Theodore Samuel "Ted" Williams (August 30, 1918 – July 5, 2002), was an American professional baseball player and manager. He played his entire 21-year Major League Baseball career as the left...

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Burleigh Arland Grimes (1893 - 1985)

Burleigh Arland Grimes (August 18, 1893 – December 6, 1985) was an American professional baseball player, and the last pitcher officially permitted to throw the spitball. He was elected to the...

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Luke Appling (1907 - 1991)

Lucius Benjamin Appling (April 2, 1907 – January 3, 1991) was an American shortstop in Major League Baseball who played his entire career for the Chicago White Sox (1930–1950). He was e...

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Eppa Rixey (1891 - 1963)

Eppa Rixey (May 3, 1891 - February 28, 1963), nicknamed "Jephtha", was an American left-handed pitcher who played 21 seasons for the Philadelphia Phillies and Cincinnati Reds in Major League Baseball...

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Elmer Harrison Flick (1876 - 1971)

Elmer Harrison Flick (January 11, 1876 - January 9, 1971) was an American player in Major League Baseball from 1898 until 1910. An outfielder known predominantly for his solid batting and speed, Flic...

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Edd Roush (1893 - 1988)

Edd J. Roush (May 8, 1893 - March 21, 1988) was a Major League Baseball player who was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1962. He played the majority of his career in center field. Roush made...

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Bob Feller (1918 - 2010)

Robert William Andrew "Bob" Feller (November 3, 1918 – December 15, 2010), nicknamed "The Heater from Van Meter," "Bullet Bob," and "Rapid Robert," was an American Major League Baseball pitche...

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Mack Wheat (1893 - 1979)

McKinley Davis Wheat (June 9, 1893 - August 14, 1979), was a Major League Baseball catcher from 1915 to 1921. From 1915 to 1919, he was a teammate of his brother, Zack Wheat, on the Brooklyn Robins...

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Zack Wheat (1888 - 1972)

Zachariah Davis "Zack" Wheat (May 23, 1888 – March 11, 1972), nicknamed "Buck", was an American Major League Baseball left fielder. He was elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1959...

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Hank Greenberg (1911 - 1986)

Henry Benjamin "Hank" Greenberg, nicknamed "Hammerin' Hank," was an American professional baseball player in the 1930s and 1940s. A first baseman primarily for the Detroit Tigers, Greenberg was one...

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Ted Lyons (1900 - 1986)

Theodore Amar Lyons (December 28, 1900 - July 25, 1986) was an American professional baseball starting pitcher, manager and coach. He played 21 big-league seasons, all with the Chicago White Sox, and...

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Bill Terry (1898 - 1989)

William Harold Terry (October 30, 1898 – January 9, 1989) was a Major League Baseball first baseman and manager. Considered one of the greatest players of all time, Terry was inducted into the...

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Rabbit Maranville (1891 - 1954)

Walter James Vincent Maranville (November 11, 1891 – January 5, 1954), better known as Rabbit Maranville due to his speed and small stature (5'5", 155 pounds), was a Major League Baseball shor...

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Daffy Dean (1912 - 1981)

) Paul Dee "Daffy" Dean (August 14, 1912 – March 17, 1981) was an American Major League Baseball right-handed pitcher. Born in Lucas, Arkansas, he pitched for the St. Louis Cardinals (1934...

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Dizzy Dean (1910 - 1974)

Jay Hanna "Dizzy" Dean (January 16, 1910 – July 17, 1974) was an American Major League Baseball pitcher. He was the last National League pitcher to win 30 games in one season. Dean was elected...

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Lloyd Waner ("Little Poison") (1906 - 1982)

Lloyd James Waner (March 16, 1906 - July 22, 1982), nicknamed "Little Poison", was a Major League Baseball center fielder. His small stature at 5'9" and 132 lb (68 kg) made him one of the smallest pl...

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Paul Waner ("Big Poison") (1903 - 1965)

Paul Glee Waner (April 16, 1903 - August 29, 1965), nicknamed "Big Poison", was a German-American Major League Baseball right fielder. Career Pittsburgh Pirates He, along with his brother Lloyd...

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Mordecai "Three Finger" Brown (1876 - 1948)

Mordecai Peter Centennial Brown (October 19, 1876 – February 14, 1948), nicknamed "Three Finger" or "Miner", was an American Major League Baseball pitcher at the turn of the 20th century. Due ...

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Herb Pennock (1894 - 1948)

Herbert Jefferis Pennock (February 10, 1894 — January 30, 1948) was a left-handed Major League Baseball pitcher best known for his time spent with the star-studded New York Yankee teams of the...

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Lefty Grove (1900 - 1975)

Robert Moses "Lefty" Grove (March 6, 1900 – May 22, 1975) was a professional baseball pitcher. After having success in the minor leagues during the early 1920s, Grove became a star in Major Le...

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Rube Waddell (1876 - 1918)

George Edward Waddell (October 13, 1876 – April 1, 1914) was an American southpaw pitcher in Major League Baseball. In his thirteen-year career he played for the Louisville Colonels (1897, 189...

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Joe Tinker (1880 - 1948)

Joseph Bert Tinker (July 27, 1880 – July 27, 1948) was a Major League Baseball player and manager. He is best known for his years with the Chicago Cubs dynasty which won four pennants between ...

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Jack Chesbro (1874 - 1931)

John Dwight Chesbro (June 5, 1874 – November 6, 1931) was a Major League Baseball pitcher at the turn of the 20th century. He was the last major league pitcher to win 40 games or more in a sin...

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Frank Leroy Chance (1876 - 1924)

Frank Leroy Chance (September 9, 1876 – September 15, 1924) was a Major League Baseball player at the turn of the 20th century. Performing the roles of first baseman and manager, Chance led th...

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Wilbert Robinson (1863 - 1934)

Wilbert Robinson (June 29, 1863 – August 8, 1934), nicknamed "Uncle Robbie", was an American catcher, coach and manager in Major League Baseball. He was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame...

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Jim O'Rourke (1850 - 1919)

) James Henry O'Rourke (September 1, 1850 - January 8, 1919), nicknamed "Orator Jim", was an American professional baseball player in the National Association and Major League Baseball who played pri...

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Fred Clifford Clarke (1872 - 1960)

Fred Clifford Clarke (October 3, 1872 – August 14, 1960) was a Major League Baseball player from 1894 to 1915 and manager from 1897 to 1915. A Hall of Famer, Clarke played for and managed both...

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Rogers Hornsby, Sr. (1896 - 1963)

Rogers Hornsby, Sr. (April 27, 1896 – January 5, 1963), nicknamed "The Rajah", was an American Major League Baseball infielder, manager, and coach who played 23 seasons for the St. Louis Cardi...

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George Harold Sisler (1893 - 1973)

George Harold Sisler (March 24, 1893 - March 26, 1973), nicknamed "Gentleman George" and "Gorgeous George," was an American professional baseball player for 15 seasons, primarily as first baseman wit...

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Candy Cummings (1848 - 1924)

William Arthur "Candy" Cummings (October 18, 1848 – May 16, 1924) was a professional baseball pitcher in the National Association and National League who was credited with inventing the curveb...

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Charles Albert "The Old Roman" Comiskey (1859 - 1931)

Charles Albert "The Old Roman" Comiskey (August 15, 1859 – October 26, 1931) was a Major League Baseball player, manager and team owner. He was a key person in the formation of the American Le...

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Eddie Collins (1887 - 1951)

Edward Trowbridge Collins, Sr. (May 2, 1887 – March 25, 1951), nicknamed "Cocky", was an American Major League Baseball second baseman, manager and executive. He played from 1906 to 1930 for t...

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Cap Anson (1852 - 1922)

Adrian Constantine Anson (April 17, 1852 – April 14, 1922), nicknamed "Cap" (for "Captain") and "Pop", was a National Association and Major League Baseball first baseman. He played a record 27...

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Tris Speaker (1888 - 1958)

Tristram E. Speaker (April 4, 1888 - December 8, 1958), nicknamed "Spoke" and "The Grey Eagle", was an American baseball player. Considered one of the best offensive and defensive center fielders in ...

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Walter Johnson ("The Big Train") (1887 - 1946)

Walter Perry Johnson (November 6, 1887 – December 10, 1946), nicknamed "Barney" and "The Big Train", was a Major League Baseball right-handed pitcher. He played his entire 21-year baseball car...

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Cy Young MP (1867 - 1955)

Denton True "Cy" Young (March 29, 1867 – November 4, 1955) was an American Major League Baseball pitcher. During his 22-year baseball career (1890-1911), he pitched for five different teams. Y...

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Steve Garvey MP

Steven Patrick Garvey (born December 22, 1948), nicknamed "Mr. Clean" because of the squeaky clean image he held throughout his career in baseball, is a former Major League Baseball first baseman and c...

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Albert Spalding (Pitcher, Founder Spalding Sporting Goods Co) MP (1850 - 1915)

Albert Goodwill Spalding (Byron, Illinois September 2, 1850 – September 9, 1915 in Point Loma, San Diego, California) was a professional baseball player, manager and co-founder of A.G. Spalding ...

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Tony Gwynn, Sr. (Baseball Hall of Fame) MP (1960 - 2014)

Anthony Keith "Tony" Gwynn, Sr. (May 9, 1960 – June 16, 2014), nicknamed Mr. Padre and Captain Video, was an American professional baseball right fielder who played 20 seasons (1982–2001)...

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Vincent "Vince" Paul DiMaggio (1912 - 1986)

Vincent Paul "Vince" DiMaggio (September 6, 1912 - October 3, 1986) was a Major League Baseball center fielder. He was the older brother of Joe and Dom DiMaggio. Baseball career During a 10-year ba...

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Christy Matthewson (1880 - 1925)

Mathewson, Christopher (“Christy,” “Matty,” and “Big Six”) Born: August 12, 1880, in Factoryville, Pennsylvania Died: October 7, 1925, in Saranac Lake, New...

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Honus Wagner (1874 - 1955)

One of five men who were the original inductees into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1936, Honus Wagner was a stocky, clumsy-looking athlete who had surprising agility and unsurpassed baseball ac...

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Moe Berg MP (1902 - 1972)

Morris "Moe" Berg (March 2, 1902 – May 29, 1972) was an American catcher and coach in Major League Baseball who later served as a spy for the Office of Strategic Services during World War II. ...

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Stephen Carlton Clark, Sr. DSM (founder of the Baseball Hall of Fame) (1882 - 1960)

. Stephen Carlton Clark, Sr. DSM, (August 29, 1882 – September 17, 1960) was an American art collector, newspaper publisher, benefactor and founder of the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown,...

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David Christopher Justice MP

An underrated slugger who had an uncanny knack for boosting his clubs into the playoffs, David Christopher Justice is a former outfielder and designated hitter in Major League Baseball. In 14 seasons J...

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Steve Cooke (1970 - d.)

Steven Cooke (born 1970) is a former professional baseball player who pitched in the Major Leagues from 1992–1994 and 1996-1998. He was named as the LHP in the Topps All-Star Rookie Team in 19...

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Dominic Paul DiMaggio (1917 - 2009)

Had Dominic Paul DiMaggio (nicknamed “ The Little Professor ”) been born into a different family he may have gained much more notoriety, but being the younger brother of Joe DiMaggio, Dom...

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Carl Owen Hubbell (1903 - 1988)

Carl Owen Hubbell (June 22, 1903 – November 21, 1988) was an American baseball player. He was a member of the New York Giants in the National League from 1928 to 1943. Hubbell was inducted i...

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Tommie Lee Aaron (1939 - 1984)

Major League baseball player Tommie Lee Aaron played first baseman and left fielder. He was the younger brother of Hall of Famer Hank Aaron. They were the first siblings to appear together in a League ...

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Hank Aaron MP

Widely considered one of the greatest baseball players of all time, Hank Aaron’s most notable achievement was breaking the career home run record set by Babe Ruth . During his professional caree...

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Lou Gehrig (1903 - 1941)

Baseball Hall of Fame member Lou Gehrig, nicknamed "The Iron Horse" for his durability, was an American Major League Baseball first baseman. He played his entire 17-year baseball career for the New Yor...

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Babe Ruth MP (1895 - 1948)

Major League baseball player Babe Ruth is regarded as one of the greatest sports heroes in American culture. Ruth was the first player to hit 60 home runs in one season (1927), setting the season recor...

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Bill Veeck (1914 - 1986)

WILLIAM LOUIS VEECK, JR. Born 2/9/14, Chicago, Illinois Died 1/2/86, Chicago, Illinois A self-proclaimed "hustler," Bill Veeck, Jr. was the greatest public relations man and promotional genius ...

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Anthony Richard Conigliaro (1945 - 1990)

SSN: 017-34-9391 Anthony Richard Conigliaro (January 7, 1945 - February 24, 1990), nicknamed "Tony C" and "Conig", was a Major League Baseball outfielder and right-handed batter who played for the Bo...

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Karl Benjamin Spooner (1931 - 1984)

Karl Benjamin Spooner was born in Oriskany Falls, a village in Central New York, about 20 minutes south of Utica. It is surrounded by dairy farms, much as it was on Spooner’s birth date, June 23...

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Joan Payson (1903 - 1975)

Joan Whitney Payson (February 5, 1903 – October 4, 1975) was an American heiress, businesswoman, philanthropist, patron of the arts and art collector, and a member of the prominent Whitney fam...

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Ted Turner MP

American media mogul and philanthropist Ted Turner, as a businessman, is known as founder of the cable news network CNN, the first dedicated 24-hour cable news channel. In addition, he founded WTBS, wh...

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Charles Phelps Taft (1843 - 1929)

Charles Phelps Taft (December 21, 1843 - December 31, 1929) was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Cincinnati, Ohio, in the powerful Taft family, whose members had been in politics since at l...

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Tug McGraw MP (1944 - 2004)

Major League Baseball relief pitcher Tug McGraw best remembered for recording the final out, via a strikeout of the Kansas City Royals' Willie Wilson, in the 1980 World Series, bringing the Philadelphi...

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Mickey Charles Mantle MP (1931 - 1995)

Baseball player. Born Mickey Charles Mantle on October 20, 1931 in Spavinaw, Oklahoma. Named by his baseball-loving father after Detroit Tigers catcher Mickey Cochrane, Mickey Mantle was trained from a...

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Catfish Hunter (1946 - 1999)

Master hurler Catfish Hunter’s presence on the mound struck fear in his opponents. During his 15-year baseball career in the Major League, Hunter took part in eight All-Star Games, won 20 or mor...

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Ty Cobb (1886 - 1961)

Tyrus Raymond "Ty" Cobb (December 18, 1886 – July 17, 1961), nicknamed "The Georgia Peach," was an American outfielder in baseball born in Narrows, Georgia. Cobb spent 22 seasons with the Detr...

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Jackie Robinson MP (1919 - 1972)

Jackie Robinson was the first black Major League Baseball (MLB) player of the modern era. Robinson broke the baseball color line when he debuted with the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947. As the first black ma...

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Joe DiMaggio MP (1914 - 1999)

"I'd like to thank the good Lord for making me a Yankee ." from: Joe DiMaggio (1914 - 1999) by Kevin Fitzpatrick In American pop culture, there is one 20th Century icon who stands above all others ...

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