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NetShrine's SUPERNALS
from the Integration Era

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

Lou Boudreau Pee Wee Reese Ralph Kiner
Don Drysdale Enos Slaughter Richie Ashburn
Bob Lemon Roy Campanella Luis Aparicio
Minnie Minoso Bob Elliott Jackie Robinson

Larry Doby

         

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Jack Roosevelt Robinson 
        1947 - 1956 (Brooklyn NL)
        First black to play in MLB w/o having to
       camouflage his ethnic origin.  Rookie of
       the Year & MVP.  Lifetime OBA .409.
        
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Lawrence Eugene Doby 
        1947 - 1959 (Cleveland AL, Chicago AL, Detroit AL)
        First black player in the American League.
      Good LH power hitter.
        
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Saturnino Orestes Armas
"Minnie" Minoso 

        1949 - 1980 (Cleveland AL, Chicago AL,
        St. Louis NL, Washington AL)
       
One of the best hitters in the AL 1951-60.
         Had ABs during the '40's, '50's, '60's, '70's
       and '80's.  Tokens in the last two decades.

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Donald Scott Drysdale "Big D" 
        1956 - 1969 (Brooklyn NL, Los Angeles NL)
        8-time All-Star.  Only Marichal &
       Gibson had more wins or shutouts in
       the '60s.  Only Gibson & Bunning had
       more K's in the '60's.
        
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Roy Campanella "Campy" 
        1948 - 1957 (Brooklyn NL)
        3-time NL MVP.  Excellent behind the
       plate.  Lifetime .360 OBA & .500
       slugging percentage.
        
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Robert Granville Lemon 
        1946 - 1958 (Cleveland AL)
        Led league in IP 4 times & CG 5 times.
       Won 20+/season 6 times.  Gave up the
       3rd highest amount of BB in the '50's.
        
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Harold Henry "Pee Wee" Reese
"The Little Colonel" 

        1940 - 1958 (Brooklyn NL, Los Angeles NL)
        10-time All-Star SS who was the heart
       and soul of the great Brooklyn teams.
       Scored 1,228 runs.
       
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Ralph McPherran Kiner 
        1946 - 1955 (Pittsburgh NL, Chicago NL,
        Cleveland AL)
        Led the NL in HRs for 7 straight
       seasons.  Hit 369 HRs in 10 year
       career.  1,011 BB & 1,015 RBI in
       1,472 games.  Bad outfielder.
        
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Louis Boudreau 
        1938 - 1952 (Cleveland AL, Boston AL)
        Player-manager at age 24.   1948 AL
       MVP.  Best fielding SS in AL in his
       time.  Lifetime .380 OBA.
        
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Enos Bradsher
"Country" Slaughter 

        1938 - 1959 (St. Louis NL, New York AL,
        Kansas City AL, Milwaukee NL)
        10-time All-Star who lost 3 years in his
       prime to the war.  Only 5 batted higher
       & only 7 had a higher Slugging Pct.
       in the 1940's.
       
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Don Richard Ashburn
"Cornhusker Express" 

        1948 - 1962 (Philadelphia NL, Chicago NL,
        New York NL)
        Perhaps the greatest fielding CF of
       all-time.  Premier lead-off hitter - had
       2,574 hits, 1,198 BB & 1,322 runs.
        
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Luis Ernesto Aparicio
"Little Louie" 

        1956 - 1973 (Chicago AL, Baltimore AL,
        Boston AL)
        Best fielding AL SS in the '50's & '60's.
       AL Rookie of the Year '56.  10-time
       All-Star.  Led the league in SBs nine
       times.  506 career SBs.
        
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Robert Irving Elliott "Mr. Team" 
        1939 - 1953 (Pittsburgh NL, Boston NL,
        New York Giants NL, St. Louis AL, Chicago AL)
        7-time NL All-Star.  1947 NL MVP. 
       Converted from OF to 3B.  Had 100+
       RBI in a year 6 times.  2,061 career hits.

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