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from the Free Agency Era

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

Dave Kingman

Bo Jackson Oscar Gamble
Don Mattingly Jim Abbott Dan Quisenberry
Eric Davis Don Baylor Jack Clark
J.R. Richard Joe Charboneau Kent Hrbek
Greg Luzinski Fernando Valenzuela Cecil Fielder
George Foster Joe Niekro Rob Deer
Toby Harrah Bret Saberhagen Willie McGee
Darrell Porter Joaquin Andujar Ron Cey
Mark Langston Jack McDowell Tim Wallach
Kirk Gibson Chet Lemon Kevin Mitchell
Darryl Strawberry Jim Eisenreich Dwight Gooden
Otis Nixon Steve Olin Steve Sax
Dennis Martinez Gary Gaetti Jack Morris
Charlie Hough Joe Carter

Bobby Thigpen

Kent Tekulve Orel Hershiser Frank Tanana
Rick Aguilera Darrell Evans Andre Dawson
Willie Wilson Bill Buckner Dave Concepcion
Dave Parker Ted Simmons Lou Whitaker
Al Oliver Frank White Cliff Johnson
Chili Davis Steve Garvey Buddy Bell
Tony Fernandez Jim Rice Dale Murphy
Fred Lynn Bruce Sutter Gene Garber
Bob Welch Garry Templeton Jeff Reardon
Tom Henke Bill Madlock Bobby Grich
Rick Reuschel Frank Viola Ken Singleton
Tony Phillips Cecil Cooper Davey Lopes
George Hendrick Jimmy Key Steve Rogers
Brian Downing Jay Buhner Vince Coleman
Harold Baines Bob Boone Jose Cruz Sr.
Randy Myers Jim Sundberg Bobby Bonilla
Jose Canseco              

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David Arthur "Kong" Kingman 
        1971 - 1986 (San Francisco NL, New York NL,
        San Diego NL, California AL, New York AL,
        Chicago NL, Oakland AL)
        Long fly ball power.  442 lifetime HRs.
       All or nothing - career .236 BA with
       1,816 K's.  Bad outfielder.
       
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Vincent Edward "Bo" Jackson 
        1986 - 1994 (Kansas City AL, Chicago AL,
        California AL)
        Played pro-football & baseball at the
       same time.  World class athlete. 
       Football injury ruined baseball career.
        
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Oscar Charles Gamble 
        1969 - 1985 (Philadelphia NL, Cleveland AL,
        New York AL, Chicago AL, San Diego NL,
        Texas AL)
        Platoon player w/good LH power.   200
       career HRs.  In the '70's, afro was so
       big - it caused batting helmet to pop
       off his head like a rocket.
        
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Donald Arthur Mattingly 
        1982 - 1995 (New York AL)
        Won 9 Gold Gloves at 1B.   Lifetime
       .307 BA w/2,153 hits, 684 XBH, 1,000+
       R/RBI.  AL MVP '85.  6-time All-Star.
       
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Daniel Raymond Quisenberry
"Quiz" 

        1979 - 1990 (Kansas City AL, St. Louis NL,
        San Francisco NL)
        Submariner closer who led the AL in
       saves 5 times.  Appeared in 674
       games - all in relief.
        
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Don Edward Baylor "Groove" 
        1970 - 1988 (Baltimore AL, Oakland AL,
        California AL, New York AL, Boston AL,
        Minnesota AL)
        Led league in HBP 8 times.   2,135 hits,
       338 HRs & 1,200+ R/RBI career.  AL
       MVP '79.  Full-time DH 2nd half of career.
        
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Jack Anthony Clark 
        1975 - 1992 (San Francisco NL, St. Louis NL,
        New York AL, San Diego NL, Boston AL)
        Respected slugger.  Only 9 hit more
       HRs & only 2 had more BB in the
       1980's.  1,100+ career runs & RBI.
       
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James Rodney Richard "Bee" 
        1971 - 1980 (Houston NL)
        Tall, hard thrower - topped 300 K's
       a year twice.  Won 18+/year 4 times.
       Career ended at age 30 due to a stroke.
        
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Joseph Charboneau "Super Joe" 
        1980 - 1982 (Cleveland AL)
        1980 AL Rookie of the Year.   Perhaps
        baseball's first punk rocker.   Injured
        back after 1980 & never the same.
        
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Kent Allen Hrbek 
        1981 - 1994 (Minnesota AL)
        Big, slick fielding 1B.  AL All-Star in
       his rookie year.  Lifetime .282 BA
       with 293 HR and 1,086 RBI.
        
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Gregory Michael Luzinski
"The Bull" 

        1970 - 1984 (Philadelphia NL, Chicago AL)
        4-time All-Star.  Had 95+ RBI in a
       year seven times.  307 lifetime
       homeruns.  Bad outfielder.
        
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Fernando Valenzuela 
        1980 - 1997 (Los Angeles NL, California AL,
        Baltimore AL, Philadelphia NL, San Diego NL,
        St. Louis NL)
        NL Rookie of the Year & Cy Young
       winner in '81.  Screwballer.  Five
       shutouts in first 7  career starts.
        
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Cecil Grant Fielder "Big Daddy" 
        1985 - 1998 (Toronto AL, Detroit AL,
        New York AL, Anaheim AL, Cleveland AL)
        Led AL in HRs '90-'91 & RBI '90-'92.
       Hit 258 HRs in 7 years ('90-'96).  Also
       played in Japan.  Played at 260+ lbs.
        
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George Arthur Foster 
        1969 - 1986 (San Francisco NL,
        Cincinnati NL, New York NL, Chicago AL)
        1977 NL MVP.  5-time NL All-Star.
       Career average of 1 XBH per every
       10 ABs.  Led NL in RBI 3 times.
        
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Robert George Deer 
        1984 - 1996 (San Francisco NL, Milwaukee AL,
        Detroit AL, Boston AL, San Diego NL)
        Had 150+ strikeouts in a season 6 times.
       Career 1,409 Ks, 230 HRs, and a
        .220 BA in 3,881 ABs.
        
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Collbert Dale "Toby " Harrah 
        1969 - 1986 (Washington AL, Texas AL,
        Cleveland AL, New York AL)
        Started at SS (700+ games), went to 3B
       (1,000+ games) & then 2B (215 games).
        Good eye, decent speed & pop.
        
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Willie Dean McGee 
        1982 - 1999 (St. Louis NL, Oakland AL,
        San Francisco NL, Boston AL)
        4-time NL All-Star.  Won 2 Batting
       Titles.  1985 NL MVP.  Lifetime
       .295 BA with 2,254 hits & 352 SBs.
        
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Darrell Ray Porter 
        1971 - 1987 (Milwaukee AL, Kansas City AL,
        St. Louis NL, Texas AL)
        Debuted at age 19.  Four time AL
       All-Star catcher.  Good batting eye
        - led AL in BB in 1979.
        
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Joaquin Andujar 
        1976 - 1988 (Houston NL, St. Louis NL,
        Oakland AL)
        4-time NL All-Star pitcher. 20 game
       winner twice.  Colorful.  Prided himself
        in being "one tough Dominican."

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Ronald Charles Cey
"The Penguin"
   

        1971 - 1987 (Los Angeles NL, Chicago NL,
        Oakland AL)
        Solid all-around game - except speed.
       Hit 23+ HRs in a year 9 times.  NL
       All-Star 3B 6 straight seasons.

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Mark Edward Langston 
        1984 - 1999 (Seattle AL, Montreal NL,
        California AL, Anaheim AL, San Diego NL,
        Cleveland AL)
        7-time Gold Glove winner.   4-time
       All-Star.  Had 2,464 lifetime Ks in
       2,962.1 IP.  235+ Ks a season 4 times.

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Jack Burns McDowell
"Black Jack"

        1987 - 1999 (Chicago AL, New York AL,
        Cleveland AL, Anaheim AL)
        3-time AL All-Star.  Top Ten AL
       Complete Games in 6 seasons.  Lifetime
       W% .593.  1993 AL Cy Young.

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Timothy Charles Wallach 
        1980 - 1996 (Montreal NL, Los Angeles NL,
        California AL)
        5-time NL All-Star 3B.   3-time Gold
       Glove winner.  Durable player.
       Average run producer.

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Chester Earl Lemon 
        1975 - 1990 (Chicago AL, Detroit AL)
        3-time AL All-Star CF.  Good range.  
        HBP often.  215 career HR.  Slightly 
        above average run producer.

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Kevin Darnell Mitchell 
        1984 - 1998 (New York NL, San Diego NL, 
        San Francisco NL, Seattle AL, Cincinnati NL, 
        Boston AL, Cleveland AL, Oakland AL)
        1989 NL MVP.  Personal troubles, 
       weight gain and a bad attitude plagued
        him throughout his career.

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Darryl Eugene Strawberry "Straw" 
        1983 - 1999 (New York NL, Los Angeles NL, 
        San Francisco NL, New York AL)
        NL Rookie of the Year 1983.  Great 
        power.  NL All-Star OF 8 straight years.
        Career ruined due to drugs & other
        off-field problems.

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James Michael Eisenreich 
        1982 - 1998 (Minnesota AL, Kansas City AL, 
        Philadelphia NL, Florida NL, Los Angeles NL)
        OF who battled with Tourette Syndrome
       while compiling a .290 career batting 
       average over parts of 15 seasons
.

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Dwight Eugene 
"Doc" Gooden "Dr. K"

        1984 - 2000 (New York NL, New York AL, 
        Cleveland AL, Houston NL, Tampa Bay AL)
        NL Rookie of the Year at 19.  Won Cy
       Young at 20.  Troubled by drug use & arm
       problems.  An average pitcher by age 27.

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Otis Junior Nixon 
        1983 - 1999 (New York AL, Cleveland AL, 
        Montreal NL, Atlanta AL, Boston AL, Texas AL,
        Toronto AL, Los Angeles NL, Minnesota AL)
        CF with good range.  Weak slap hitter.
       From 1988-96, only Rickey Henderson 
       had more SB in all of MLB. 

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Steven Robert Olin 
        1989 - 1992 (Cleveland AL)
        27-yr-old budding relief ace killed in a
       Spring Training boating accident (along
       with teammate Tim Crews) in 1993.

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Stephen Louis Sax 
        1981 - 1994 (Los Angeles NL, 
        New York AL, Chicago AL, Oakland AL)
        1982 NL Rookie of the Year.  5-time 
       All-Star 2B who overcame mental block 
       which would not allow him to throw to 1B.

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Vincent Maurice Coleman 
        1985 - 1997 (St. Louis NL, New York NL, 
        Kansas City AL, Seattle AL, Cincinnati NL, 
        Detroit AL)
        1985 NL Rookie of the Year.  Most SB
        in majors from 1985 to 1995.  Not a good  
        OF.  Led NL in steals 6 years in a row.

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James Anthony Abbott 
        1989 - 1999 (California AL,
        New York AL, Chicago AL, Milwaukee NL)
        LHP born without a right hand.  Went
       straight from college to the majors. 
       Threw a no-hitter in 1993.

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Kirk Harold Gibson 
        1979 - 1995 (Detroit AL, Los Angeles NL, 
        Kansas City AL, Pittsburgh NL)
        1988 NL MVP.  Combined power and 
        speed.  Most famous for game winning 
        PH HR in Game 1 of '88 World Series.

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Bret William Saberhagen
        1984 - 2001 (Kansas City AL, 
        New York NL, Colorado NL, Boston AL)
        2-time AL Cy Young Award winner (1985 
   
     and 1989).  Excellent control.  Often injury
        plagued.  3-time All-Star. 

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Joseph Franklin Niekro 
        1967 - 1988 (Chicago NL, San Diego NL, 
        Detroit AL, Atlanta NL, Houston NL, 
        New York AL, Minnesota AL)
        Pitched in parts of 22 seasons.  2-time
       20 game winner.  Featured a knuckleball.
      Caught scuffing a ball in 1987.

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Eric Keith Davis 
        1984 - 2001 (Cincinnati NL, Los Angeles NL, 
        Detroit AL, Baltimore AL, St. Louis NL, 
        San Francisco NL)
        Won 3 OF Gold Gloves.  Had power 
       (282 HR) and speed (349 SB).  Disabled 
       often.  Battled back from colon cancer.

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Robert Thomas Thigpen 
        1986 - 1994 (Chicago AL, Philadelphia NL,
        Seattle AL)
        First pitcher to have 50+ saves in a
       season (1990).  Had more than 30 in a
       year only 2 other times.

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Garry Lewis Templeton 
        1976 - 1991 (St. Louis NL, San Diego NL,
        New York NL)
        First switch hitter to collect 100 hits
       from each side of the plate in the
       same season.

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Clifford Johnson 
        1972 - 1986 (Houston NL, New York AL,
        Cleveland AL, Chicago NL, Oakland AL,
        Toronto AL, Texas AL)
        Holds the all-time record for most
      career pinch hit HRs (20).

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John Scott "Jack" Morris 
        1977 - 1994 (Detroit AL, Minnesota AL,
        Toronto AL, Cleveland AL)
        5-time All-Star.  Won 254 games. 
       No one won more in the 1980's.

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Charles Oliver Hough 
        1970 - 1994 (Los Angeles NL, Texas AL,
         Chicago AL, Florida NL)
        Knuckleballer.  Pitched 22 full seasons
       in the bigs.  Only 3 pitchers won
       more in the 1980's.

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Joseph Chris Carter 
        1983 - 1998 (Chicago NL, Cleveland AL,
        San Diego NL, Toronto AL, Baltimore AL,
        San Francisco NL)
        Had 100+ RBI in 9 seasons.   Durable.
       Dead pull .260 hitter - rarely walked.

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Kenton Charles
Tekulve "Bones" 

        1974 - 1989 (Pittsburgh NL, Philadelphia NL,
        Cincinnati NL)
        Submariner.  Holds NL record for
       most games pitched (1,050). 
       Saved 184 and won 94.

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Jose Dennis Martinez
"El Presidente" 

        1976 - 1998 (Baltimore AL, Montreal NL,
        Cleveland AL, Seattle AL, Atlanta NL)
        No Latin pitcher has won more games.
       245-193 lifetime with 2,149 Ks. 
       Threw a perfect game (7/28/91).

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Frank Daryl Tanana 
        1973 - 1993 (California AL, Boston AL,
        Texas AL, Detroit AL, New York NL,
        New York AL)
        Fireballer turned to finesse pitcher due
       to injury.  Won double-digits 14 times.
       Made 616 starts, won 240 w/2,773 Ks.

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Gary Joseph Gaetti 
        1981 - 2000 (Minnesota AL, California AL,
        Kansas City AL, St. Louis NL, Chicago NL,
        Boston AL)
        Durable.  4-time AL 3B Gold Glove
       winner.  360 career HR.  Very low
       lifetime On Base Avg. (.308).

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Orel Leonard Quinton Hershiser IV 
"Bulldog"
 

        1983 - 2000 (Los Angeles NL, Cleveland AL, 
        San Francisco NL, New York NL)
        Holds consecutive scoreless innings
       record.  1988 NL Cy Young Award. 
       14+ wins in a year 8 times.

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Darrell Wayne Evans 
        1969 - 1989 (Atlanta NL, San Francisco NL,
        Detroit AL)
        40+ HRs/season in both AL & NL.
       414 lifetime HRs.  Only 5 hit more HRs
       in the '80's.  Good eye at the plate.

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Andre Nolan Dawson "Hawk" 
        1976 - 1996 (Montreal NL, Chicago NL,
        Boston AL, Florida NL)
        NL Rookie of the Year '77.   NL MVP
       '87.  438 HRs.  314 SBs.  8 Gold Gloves.

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William Joseph Buckner 
        1969 - 1990 (Los Angeles NL, Chicago NL,
        Boston AL, California AL, Kansas City AL)
        Wrongfully vilified for blowing '86 W.S.
       2,715 career hits - 498 2Bs.  Played 18
       full seasons w/a lifetime .289 BA.

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David Ismael Concepcion "Elmer" 
        1970 - 1988 (Cincinnati NL)
        9-time All-Star.  Won 5 Gold Gloves.
      Above average stick for SS at his time.

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David Gene Parker "Cobra" 
        1973 - 1991 (Pittsburgh NL, Cincinnati NL,
        Oakland AL, Milwaukee AL, California AL,
        Toronto AL)
        7-time All-Star.  NL MVP '78.   2,712
       career hits - 940 for extra bases. 
      Won 2 Batting Titles & 3 Gold Gloves.

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Ted Lyle Simmons "Simba" 
        1968 - 1988 (St. Louis NL,
        Milwaukee AL, Atlanta NL)
        Switch-hitting catcher.   8-time All-Star.
       2,472 hits & 248 HRs.  Only 3 players
       had more 2Bs in the 1970's.

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Louis Rodman
"Sweet Lou" Whitaker 

        1977 - 1995 (Detroit AL)
        AL Rookie of the Year '78.   Good
       fielding 2B w/420 doubles & 244 HRs.
       Lifetime .366 OBA.  Scored 1,386
       and had 1,084 RBI.

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Albert Oliver "Mr. Scoops" 
        1968 - 1985 (Pittsburgh NL, Texas AL,
        Montreal NL, San Francisco NL, Philadelphia NL,
        Los Angeles NL, Toronto AL)
        Lifetime .303 BA w/2,743 hits.   7-time
       All-Star.  Only Carew & Rose had
       more hits in the 1970's.  Only Rose
       had more doubles in the '70's.

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Frank White 
        1973 - 1990 (Kansas City AL)
        Slick fielding 2B - won 8 Gold Gloves.
       Had 2,006 hits - over 1/4 for extra
       bases - but really not much of a hitter.

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Steven Patrick Garvey 
        1969 - 1987 (Los Angeles NL, San Diego NL)
        Durable 1B.  NL MVP '74.   10-time
       All-Star.  Five 100+ RBI seasons. 
       Six 200+ hit seasons.  4 Gold Gloves.

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David Gus "Buddy" Bell 
        1972 - 1989 (Cleveland AL, Texas AL,
        Cincinnati NL, Houston NL)
        Wide-ranging 3B with decent stick.
       2,514 hits,  682 XBH,  1,100+ Runs &
       RBI, while playing almost 1/2 career
       in pitcher's park.

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James Edward Rice 
        1974 - 1989 (Boston AL)
        Led the league in Total Bases 4 times.
       Lifetime .298 hitter with 2,452 hits &
       382 HRs.  Scored 1,249 runs & had
       1,451 RBI.  AL MVP '78.

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Dale Bryan Murphy 
        1976 - 1993 (Atlanta NL, Philadelphia NL,
        Colorado NL)
        Only Mike Schmidt hit more HRs in the
       1980's.  2-time MVP.  5 Gold Gloves.
       Only Schmidt & Eddie Murray had
       more RBI in the '80's.

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Frederic Michael Lynn 
        1974 - 1990 (Boston AL, California AL,
        Baltimore AL, Detroit AL, San Diego NL)
        Excellent outfielder.  First MVP &
       Rookie of the Year in same year ('75).
       Injury prone.  10 years of 20+ HRs.
       9-time All-Star.  Lifetime .360 OBA.

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Howard Bruce Sutter 
        1976 - 1988 (Chicago NL, St. Louis NL,
        Atlanta NL)
        300 career saves.  Led the league in
       saves 5 times.  NL Cy Young '79.
       Nasty split finger pitch.

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Henry Eugene Garber 
        1969 - 1988 (Pittsburgh NL, Kansas City AL,
        Philadelphia NL, Atlanta NL)
        RP who appeared in 59+ games/season
       11 times.  100+ IP/season 7 times.
       Won 96 & saved 218.

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Robert Lynn Welch 
        1978 - 1994 (Los Angeles NL, Oakland AL)
        Only 2 won more, 4 struckout more, &
       8 had a lower ERA in the 1980's.
       1990 AL Cy Young.

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Jeffrey James Reardon 
"The Terminator" 

        1979 - 1994 (New York NL, Montreal NL,
        Minnesota AL, Boston AL, Atlanta NL,
        Cincinnati NL, New York AL)
        367 career saves.  Saved 40+ in a
       season with 3 different teams.  Pitched
       in 880 games - all in relief.

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Thomas Anthony Henke
"The Terminator" 

        1982 - 1995 (Texas AL, Toronto AL,
        St. Louis NL)
        311 career saves.  861 K's in 789.2 IP.
       30+ saves/season 6 times.  Pitched in
       642 games - all in relief.

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Bill "Mad Dog" Madlock 
        1973 - 1987 (Texas AL, Chicago NL,
        San Francisco NL, Pittsburgh NL,
        Los Angeles NL, Detroit AL)
        Third Baseman who won 4 batting
       titles.  Lifetime .305 hitter with 2,008
       career hits (over 1/4 for extra bases).

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Robert Anthony Grich 
        1970 - 1986 (Baltimore AL, California AL)
        Best fielding 2B in the AL during the
       1970's.  Slugger with a good batting
       eye.  6-time All-Star.

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Frank John Viola "Sweet Music" 
        1982 - 1996 (Minnesota AL, New York NL,
        Boston AL, Cincinnati NL, Toronto AL)
        Won double-digits 10 years in a row -
        incl. 16+/year 6 times.  AL Cy Young
        '88.  Lifetime 1,844 K's versus 864 BB.

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Kenneth Wayne Singleton 
        1970 - 1984 (New York NL, Montreal NL,
        Baltimore AL)
        One of the most productive switch
        hitters ever.  Durable, great batting
        eye and good power.  3-time All-Star.

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Willie James Wilson 
        1976 - 1994 (Kansas City AL, Oakland AL,
        Chicago NL)
        Switch hitting, Gold Glove caliber, CF.
       Had 668 lifetime SB & was only caught
       134 times.  Had 2,207 hits & 1,169 runs.

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Cecil Celester Cooper 
        1971 - 1987 (Boston AL, Milwaukee AL)
        Hit over .300 seven years in a row. 
       2,192 hits, 1,012 runs & 1,125 RBI
       in career.  Good fielding 1B.

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David Earl Lopes 
        1972 - 1987 (Los Angeles NL, Oakland AL,
        Chicago NL, Houston NL)
        4-time NL All-Star 2B.  Great base
       stealer - 557 career SBs and only
       caught 114 times (87% success rate).

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James Edward Key 
        1984 - 1998 (Toronto AL, New York AL,
        Baltimore AL)
        Lifetime W% of .614 (186-117).   Top
       Ten AL ERA and Shutouts 6 times each.
       4-time AL All-Star.  Good control.

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Stephen Douglas Rogers 
        1973 - 1985 (Montreal NL)
        5-time NL All-Star. Top Ten NL
       Complete Games & Shutouts 9 times
       each.  230+ IP in a year 8 times.
        Lifetime 3.17 ERA.

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Keith Anthony Phillips 
        1982 - 1999 (Oakland AL, Detroit AL, 
        Anaheim AL, Chicago AL, Toronto AL,
        New York NL)
        Late bloomer.  Very intense.  Versatile
       - played 2B, 3B, OF and SS.  Great
       batting eye and run scorer.

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Richard Warren Aguilera 
        1985 - 2000 (New York NL, Minnesota AL,
        Boston AL, Chicago NL)
        Finished in Top Ten for Saves in league
       9 times.  404 career Wins+ Saves. 
       Good hitting pitcher.

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George Andrew Hendrick 
        1971 - 1988 (Oakland AL, Cleveland AL, 
        San Diego NL, St. Louis NL, Pittsburgh NL, 
        California AL)
        4-time All-Star.  Good power & RBI 
       production.  Famous for not talking to 
       press & wearing uniform pants long.

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Brian Jay Downing 
        1973 - 1992 (Chicago AL, 
        California AL, Texas AL)
        Catcher turned OF.  Body Builder.  One
       of the ten most productive hitters in the 
       AL in the 1980's.  Late bloomer.

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Rickey Eugene Reuschel "Big Daddy" 
        1972 - 1991 (Chicago NL, New York AL, 
        Pittsburgh NL, San Francisco NL)
        From 1972 to 1991, only Steve Carlton 
       won more NL games.  Lifetime 3.37 ERA
       with 2,015 K's.  Good control.

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Jay Campbell Buhner "Bone"
        1987 - 2001 (New York AL, Seattle AL)
        Gold Glove RF with strong arm.  From 
       1991-2000, only 7 had more HR & 
       8 more RBI in the AL.

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Octavio Antonio Fernandez 
        1983 - 2001 (Toronto AL, San Diego NL, 
        New York NL, Cincinnati NL, New York AL, 
        Cleveland AL, Milwaukee NL)
        Switch hitting SS.  Won 4 Gold Gloves.
       4-time All-Star.  2,276 career hits - 600
       for extra bases.  Smooth player in the field.

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Charles Theodore "Chili" Davis 
        1981 - 1999 (San Francisco NL, California AL, 
        Minnesota AL, Kansas City AL, Yankees AL)
        When he retired, only two had more 
       HR & 4 more RBI in their career 
        as a switch hitter.  CF turned DH. 

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Harold Douglas Baines 
        1980 - 2001 (Chicago AL, Texas AL, 
        Oakland AL, Baltimore AL, Cleveland AL)
        OF turned DH due to bad knees.  From
        1982-96, only Cal Ripken had more RBI
         in the AL & only three had more extra base hits.        

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Robert Raymond Boone 
        1972 - 1990 (Philadelphia NL, 
        California AL, Kansas City AL)
        At the time he retired, no one had caught 
       more games in MLB history.  Good receiver,
       but not a good hitter. Both his father &
       sons played in the majors.  Later managed.

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Jose Cruz Sr. 
        1970 - 1988 (St. Louis NL, Houston NL, New York AL)
        When he retired, no Astros player had more
        hits, total bases or RBI - and only Jimmy 
        Wynn had more HR.  Son later played in MLB.

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Randall Kirk Myers 
        1985 - 1998 (New York NL, Cincinnati NL, 
        San Diego NL, Chicago NL, Baltimore AL, Toronto AL)
        First LHP to save 50+ in a season.  From 
       1988-98, he was among the best closers in 
       baseball.  Intense
individual on and off the field.
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James Howard Sundberg 
        1974 - 1989 (Texas AL, Milwaukee AL, 
        Kansas City AL, Chicago NL)
        Won AL Gold Glove 6 years in a row.  Not 
       much of a hitter.  When he retired, only one 
       player had caught more games in AL history.
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Roberto Martin Antonio Bonilla 
"Bobby Bo"
 
        1986 - 2001 (Chicago AL, Pittsburgh NL, 
        New York NL, Baltimore AL, Florida NL, 
        Los Angeles NL, Atlanta NL, St. Louis NL)
        6-time All-Star.  Switch-hitter with power.  
      From 1988-95, only 6 had more HR & only
      7 more HR in all of baseball.  Played 3B & OF.

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Jose Canseco 
        1985 - 2001 (Oakland AL, Texas AL,
        Boston AL, Toronto AL, Tampa Bay AL,
        New York AL, Chicago AL)
        1986 AL Rookie of the Year.  1988 AL MVP. 
      First w/40 HR & 40 SB in a season.  Injury prone &
      often in some sort of trouble.  He felt blacklisted at career end.

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