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Mariano

In 1996, the New York Yankees were the first team, and possibly the only team in major-league history, to have two roster players named Mariano: Duncan and Rivera. The latter, the famous one, injured himself during outfield practice at one … Continue reading

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Matty Alou

One of the greatest batters of the 1960s, and part of a trio of brothers that played in the major leagues (they collectively hold the all-time base-hits record for a family; this includes the three DiMaggio brothers), Matty Alou died … Continue reading

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