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NetShrine's SUPERNALS
from the Expansion Era

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

Don Sutton Brooks Robinson Tony Perez
Rollie Fingers

Rusty Staub

Ron Santo
Vada Pinson Luis Tiant Bill Freehan
Joe Torre Jim Kaat Frank Howard
Tommy John Catfish Hunter Camilo Pascual
Orlando Cepeda Norm Cash Sandy Koufax
Dick Allen George Scott       

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Brooks Calbert Robinson 
        1955 - 1977 (Baltimore AL)
        Played 23 years.  Lifetime .322 OBA &
       .401 SLG%.  Won 16 straight Gold Gloves.
        
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Atanasio "Doggie" Perez 
        1964 - 1986 (Cincinnati NL, Montreal NL,
        Boston AL, Philadelphia NL)
        Left few ducks on the pond.   Had 90+
       RBI in 12 seasons - 1,652 RBI in total.
        
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Donald Howard Sutton 
        1966 - 1988 (Los Angeles NL, Houston NL,
        Milwaukee AL, Oakland AL, California AL)
        324 career wins.  Won 20 in a year
       only once - won 14+ 14 times. 
       3,574 lifetime strikeouts.
       
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Roland Glen Fingers 
        1968 - 1985 (Oakland AL, San Diego NL,
        Milwaukee AL)
        7-time All-Star closer.  341 career
       saves.  20+ saves/year 10 times.  1981
       AL MVP & Cy Young.  Won 114 games.
        
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Daniel Joseph "Rusty" Staub
"Le Grande Orange" 

        1963 - 1985 (Houston NL, Montreal NL,
        New York NL, Detroit AL, Texas AL)
        2,716 career hits.  Lifetime .362 OBA.
       Only 5 players drove in more runs
       during the 1970's.
        
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Ronald Edward Santo 
        1960 - 1974 (Chicago NL, Chicago AL)
        Only 4 players had more RBI or BB in
       the 1960's.  342 HRs - aided by home
       park.  5 Gold Gloves.  9-time All-Star.
        
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Vada Edward Pinson 
        1958 - 1975 (Cincinnati NL, St. Louis NL,
        Cleveland AL, California AL, Kansas City AL)
        2,757 career hits - 868 for extra bases.
       305 SBs.  Good range in OF.
       Didn't walk much.
        
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Joseph Paul Torre 
        1960 - 1977 (Milwaukee NL, Atlanta NL,
        St. Louis NL, New York NL)
        Caught 903 games and played 787 at
       1B & 515 at 3B.  9-time All-Star.   NL
       MVP '71.  Lifetime .297 BA.  100+ RBI
       in 5 seasons.
      
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Thomas Edward John "T.J." 
        1963 - 1989 (Cleveland AL, Chicago AL,
        Los Angeles NL, New York AL,
        California AL, Oakland AL)
        Sinkerball pitcher.  Won double-digits
       in 17 seasons.  288 career wins. 
       Lifetime ERA of 3.34 in 4,710 IP.
        
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James Lee "Kitty" Kaat 
        1959 - 1983 (Washington AL, Minnesota AL,
        Chicago AL, Philadelphia NL, New York AL,
        St. Louis NL)
        LHP appeared in 898 games - 625 as a
       starter.  Won 283 w/2,461 K's.  16
       Gold Gloves.  Won 14+/year 11 times.
      
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Luis Clemente Tiant "El Tiante" 
        1964 - 1982 (Cleveland AL, Minnesota AL,
        Boston AL, New York AL, Pittsburgh NL,
        California AL)
        Colorful Cuban with a corkscrew
       delivery.  Won 229 games and fanned
        2,416.  Won 20 games 4 times.   Gave
        up only 3,075 hits in 3,486 IP.
        
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James Augustus
"Catfish" Hunter 

        1965 - 1979 (Kansas City AL, Oakland AL,
        New York AL)
        Won 20 games - 5 years in a row.   224
       career wins.  Gave up only 2,958 hits
       in 3,449 IP.  8-time All-Star.  2,012
       lifetime K's versus 954 BB.
        
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Frank Oliver Howard 
"Hondo"  "The Capital Punisher"
 

        1958 - 1973 (Los Angeles NL, 
        Washington AL, Texas AL, Detroit AL)
        1960 NL Rookie of the Year.  4-time 
       All-Star.  From 1960-71, only 4 had more
       HR & 7 more RBI in the majors.  Huge man.

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William Ashley Freehan 
        1961 - 1976 (Detroit AL)
        11-time AL All-Star catcher.  No AL
       catcher hit more HR or had more RBI
       from 1963-75.  Won 5 Gold Gloves.

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Orlando Manuel Cepeda
"Cha Cha" "Baby Bull" 

        1958 - 1974 (San Francisco NL, St. Louis NL,
        Atlanta NL, Oakland AL, Boston AL,
        Kansas City AL)
        NL Rookie of the Year '58.   NL MVP
       '67.  Only 9 players had more XBH &
       only 6 had more RBI in the 1960's.
       Lifetime .297 BA.
        
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Norman Dalton Cash
        1958 - 1974 (Chicago AL, Detroit AL)
        Long time Tiger 1B who slugged 377
       HRs & had 1,103 RBI.  Only 6 had
       more HRs in the 1960's.
      
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Richard Anthony Allen 
        1963 - 1977 (Philadelphia NL, St. Louis NL,
        Los Angeles NL, Chicago AL, Oakland AL)
        Colorful & sometimes controversial 1B.
       NL Rookie of the Year '64.  AL MVP
       '72.  Had 351 HRs w/1,119 RBI & a
       career .378 OBA/.534 SLG %.
        
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Sanford Koufax 
        1955 - 1966 (Brooklyn NL, Los Angeles NL)
        3-time NL Cy Young.  NL MVP '63.
       Career ended at age 31.  Pitched 10 full
       seasons - 4 lousy & 6 in which he was
       the best pitcher on the planet.
        
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Camilo Alberto Pascual
"Little Potato" 

        1954 - 1971 (Washington AL, Minnesota AL,
        Cincinnati NL, Los Angeles NL, Cleveland AL)
        During the 1960's, only 9 pitchers had
       more wins, complete games or
        strikeouts.  5-time All-Star.
       
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George Charles Scott Jr. "Boomer"
        1966 - 1979 (Boston AL, Milwaukee AL, 
        Kansas City AL, New York AL)
        8-time AL Gold Glove 1B.  From 1966-77 
       in the AL, only 3 had more HR, 2 more hits, 
       1 more RBI or Total Bases.  One of the 
       best RH batters in the AL in his time.
      

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