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NetShrine's APICALS
from the Expansion Era

For more information on each player, click on his name in the table below.

Pete Rose

Harmon Killebrew Tom Seaver
Hank Aaron Bob Gibson Steve Carlton
Reggie Jackson Jim Palmer Lou Brock
Frank Robinson Joe Morgan Willie McCovey
Johnny Bench Juan Marichal Fergie Jenkins

Carl Yastrzemski

Billy Williams Jim Bunning
Willie Stargell Gaylord Perry Rod Carew
Roberto Clemente Phil Niekro Al Kaline

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Peter Edward Rose Sr.
"Charlie Hustle" 

        1963-1986  (Cincinnati NL, Philadelphia NL,
        Montreal NL)
        Proof that even someone with a 'used car dealer'
       personality can bang out 4,256 hits.

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Henry Louis Aaron
"Hammerin' Hank"
   

        1954 - 1976 (Milwaukee NL, Atlanta NL, Milwaukee AL)
        How many players have 2,100+ R, 700+ HR,
      & 2,200+ RBI?  Only Hank & the Babe.

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Reginald Martinez Jackson
"Mr. October" 

        1967 - 1987 (Kansas City AL, Oakland AL,
        Baltimore AL, New York AL, California AL)
        563 regular season career HRs - 280 Home &
      283 Road.  Lifetime W.S. SLG%: .755.

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Frank Robinson
"Robby" "The Judge" 

        1956 - 1976 (Cincinnati NL, Baltimore AL,
        Los Angeles NL, California AL, Cleveland AL)
        Nice resume:  Rookie of the Year,
      MVP in both leagues, 1st Black Manager.

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Joe Leonard Morgan 
        1963 - 1984 (Houston NL, Cincinnati NL,
        San Francisco NL, Philadelphia NL, Oakland AL)
        Best all-around 2B ever?  
      Easier to argue "yes" than "no."

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Louis Clark Brock 
        1961 - 1979 (Chicago NL, St. Louis NL)
        One of only two players in the history
       of the game with 3,000+ hits & 900+ SBs.

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Willie Lee "Stretch" McCovey 
        1959 - 1980 (San Francisco NL, San Diego NL,
        Oakland AL)
        Pop?  Led the NL in Isolated Power
      (SLG% less BA) in the 1960's.

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Harmon Clayton "Killer" Killebrew 
        1954 - 1975 (Washington AL, Minnesota AL,
        Kansas City AL)
        No one hit more homeruns during the 1960's. 
      Hit 40+ HRs 8 times in total.

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Pack Robert Gibson 
        1959 - 1975 (St. Louis NL)
        No one struck out more batters in the 1960's. 
      An Ace:  251 Wins & 255 CGs.

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James Alvin Palmer 
        1965 - 1984 (Baltimore AL)
        No one won more games or had
      a lower ERA in the 1970's.

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George Thomas Seaver
"Tom Terrific"

        1967 - 1986 (New York NL, Cincinnati NL,
        Chicago AL, Boston AL)
        Pitched for 20 years.  Won 311 with 3,640 K's. 
      Only 3,971 hits allowed in 4,782 IP.

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Steven Norman "Lefty" Carlton 
        1965 - 1988 (St. Louis NL, Philadelphia NL,
        San Francisco NL, Chicago AL, Cleveland AL,
        Minnesota AL)
        No LHP has more K's (4,136).   4 Cy Young
      Awards.  329 Wins.  55 shutouts.

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Johnny Lee Bench 
        1967 - 1983 (Cincinnati NL)
        Rookie of the Year.  2 time MVP.  10 Gold
       Gloves.  389 HRs.  The yardstick for catchers.

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Ferguson Arthur Jenkins
"Fergie"

        1965 - 1983 (Philadelphia NL, Chicago NL,
        Texas AL, Boston AL)
        7-time 20 game winner - including 6
       years in a row.  Won 284 and had
       3,192 K's in career.  Very tough to
       reach base against.
        
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Juan Antonio Marichal
"The Dominican Dandy" 

        1960 - 1975 (San Francisco NL, Boston AL,
        Los Angeles NL)
        No pitcher in the 1960's had more
       wins, shutouts or CG.  9-time All-Star.
       Lifetime 709 BB/2,303 K ratio.
        
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Carl Michael
Yastrzemski "Yaz" 

        1961 - 1983 (Boston AL)
        Most games played (3,308) in AL history.
       Durable - played in 148 or more games
       in 15 years.
        
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Billy Leo Williams 
        1959 - 1976 (Chicago NL, Oakland AL)
        Had a consecutive games played
       streak of 1,117.  One of the best hitters
       of the 1960's.
        
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James Paul David Bunning 
        1955 - 1971 (Detroit AL, Philadelphia NL,
        Pittsburgh NL, Los Angeles NL)
        No pitcher had more starts in the
       1960's.  Only Bob Gibson had
       more K's in the sixties.
        
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Gaylord Jackson Perry 
        1962 - 1983 (San Francisco NL, Cleveland AL,
        Texas AL, San Diego NL, New York AL,
        Atlanta NL, Seattle AL, Kansas City AL)
        Spitballer.  Won Cy Young in AL (1972)
       & NL (1978).  314 wins & 3,534 K's
       in 22 year career.
        
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Philip Henry Niekro "Knucksie" 
        1964 - 1987 (Milwaukee NL, Atlanta NL,
        New York AL, Cleveland AL, Toronto AL)
        Knuckleballer.  Pitched in 864 games.
       318 wins & 3,342 K's in career. 
       His ball danced - lots of WP, PB & HB.
        
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Rodney Cline Carew 
        1967 - 1985 (Minnesota AL, California AL)
        Lifetime .328 BA & 3,053 hits.   Played
       2B (9 years at 2B) & 1B (10 years). 
       Had stealing home down to a science.
        
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Roberto "Arriba" Clemente 
        1955 - 1972 (Pittsburgh NL)
        12 time All-Star.  3,000 career hits.
       12 straight Gold Gloves.  A cannon for
       an arm in RF.
        
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Wilver Dornel "Pops" Stargell
        1962 - 1982 (Pittsburgh NL)
        475 lifetime HR.  30+ HR in a season
       6 times.  25+ HR a year 10 times. 
       Had 90+ RBI in 9 seasons.
        
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Albert William Kaline 
        1953 - 1974 (Detroit AL)
        3,007 career hits - nearly a third of them
       (972) for extra base hits. 10 Gold Gloves.

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