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NetShrine's SUPERNALS
from the Free Agency Era

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

Dwight Evans Bert Blyleven Gary Carter
Alan Trammell Ryne Sandberg Ron Guidry

Graig Nettles

Lance Parrish Lee Smith
Will Clark Keith Hernandez Kirby Puckett
Brett Butler Willie Randolph Tim Raines

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Dwight Michael "Dewey" Evans 
        1972 - 1991 (Boston AL, Baltimore AL)
        385 HRs.  Only Rickey Henderson had
       more BB in the '80's.  Only Henderson
       & Yount scored more in the '80's. 
       8 Gold Gloves - rifle arm.
        
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Rik Aalbert Blyleven 
        1970 - 1992 (Minnesota AL, Texas AL,
        Pittsburgh NL, Cleveland AL, California AL)
        287 wins & 3,701 K's in career.  Won
       14+/season 12 times.  Lifetime 3.31
       ERA in 4,970 IP. Killer curveball.
        
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Gary Edmund Carter "The Kid" 
        1974 - 1992 (Montreal NL, New York NL,
        San Francisco NL, Los Angeles NL)
        11-time All-Star catcher.   324 lifetime
       HRs.  Led league in assists 5 times.
       1,225 career RBI.
        
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Alan Stuart Trammell 
        1977 - 1996 (Detroit AL)
        6-time All-Star SS.  Only 8 players had
       more hits in the 1980's.  185 HRs &
       236 SBs.  1,231 Runs & 1,003 RBI.
       
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Ryne Dee Sandberg "Ryno" 
        1981 - 1997 (Philadelphia NL, Chicago NL)
        10-time All-Star at 2B.  Won 9 Gold
       Gloves.  282 HRs.  344 SBs.   Scored
       100+ runs in a season 7 times. 
       1984 NL MVP.  Lifetime .285 BA.
      
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Ronald Ames Guidry "Gator"
"Louisiana Lightning" 

        1975 - 1988 (New York AL)
        AL Cy Young '78.  4-time All-Star. 
       Won 20+ three times.  Nasty slider.
       170-91 lifetime.  Led AL in ERA &
       Win % twice.  Career K/BB ratio
       of 1,778 to 633.
        
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Graig Nettles "Puff" 
        1967 - 1988 (Minnesota AL, Cleveland AL,
        New York AL, San Diego NL, Atlanta NL,
        Montreal NL)
        One of the best 3B in AL history.  
       Durable, great defensively, & power
       (390 HRs) at the plate.  6-time All-Star.
        
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Lance Michael Parrish 
        1977 - 1995 (Detroit AL, Philadelphia NL, 
        California AL, Seattle AL, Cleveland AL, 
        Pittsburgh NL, Toronto AL)
        8-time All-Star backstop.  Won 3 Gold
       Gloves.  No catcher hit more HR from
        1977 to 1995.  Very strong.

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Lee Arthur Smith 
        1980 - 1997 (Chicago NL, Boston AL,
        St. Louis NL, New York AL, Baltimore AL,
        California AL, Cincinnati NL, Montreal NL)
        The all-time saves king with 478.  
       Saved 29+ in a year 12 times. 
       Opponents hit .237 off him lifetime.
       
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William Nuschler Clark 
"The Thrill"
 

        1986 - 2000 (San Francisco NL, Texas AL, 
        Baltimore AL, St. Louis NL)
        6-time All-Star 1B.  284 HR & .303 BA
        lifetime.  Gold Glove 1991.  In NL Top
        Ten Slugging Percentage 5 times.

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Keith Hernandez "Mex" 
        1974 - 1990 (St. Louis NL, New York NL,
        Cleveland AL)
        Won 11 straight Gold Gloves at 1B.
       NL MVP '79.  Lifetime .296 BA &
      .384 OBA.  2182 career hits - 648 XBH.
        
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Kirby Puckett 
        1984 - 1995 (Minnesota AL)
        Won 6 Gold Gloves in OF.   Lifetime
       .318 BA w/2,304 hits, 678 XBH, 1,000+
       R/RBI.  10-time All-Star.  Retired due
       to eye injury.
        
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Brett Morgan Butler 
        1981 - 1997 (Atlanta NL, Cleveland AL, 
        San Francisco NL, Los Angeles NL, New York NL)
        Good defensive CF and lead-off hitter.  From
      1983-95, only 4 had more hits, 2 had more BB, 
       2 had more runs & 3 more steals.  Excellent bunter.

     
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Willie Larry Randolph
        1975 - 1992 (Pittsburgh NL, New York AL, 
        Los Angeles NL, Oakland AL, Milwaukee AL, New York NL)
        When he retired, only 4 had played more 
       games at 2B, only 8 2B had more runs scored, &
       only 12 RH batters had more base on balls in their career.
     
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Timothy Raines Sr. "Rock" 
        1979 - 2002 (Montreal NL, Chicago NL,
        New York AL, Oakland AL, Baltimore AL, Florida NL)
        From 1983-87, no batter in the NL was more
       productive.  One of the best switch-hitters of all-time. 
       Great base stealer.  Excellent batting eye & control.

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