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Aledmys Díaz

Aledmys Díaz About Shortstop who was an All-Star selection in his rookie season with the St. Louis Cardinals in 2016. The Cardinals initially signed him as a free agent in 2014. Life Before Becoming Famous Before the Cardinals scooped him up, he played for the Naranjas de Villa Clara in the Cuban National Series for […]

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Alex Avila

Alex Avila About MLB catcher who began his career in 2009 with the Detroit Tigers. Life Before Becoming Famous After an All-SEC selection and a junior year batting .343 he signed with the Tigers. Other Informations He appeared in his first MLB All-Star game in 2011. Family Life He married his high school sweetheart Kristina […]

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Eli Whiteside

Eli Whiteside About Catcher who made his MLB debut in 2005 with the Baltimore Orioles and was a member of the 2010 World Series Champion San Francisco Giants. Life Before Becoming Famous He was drafted in the 6th round of the 2001 draft by the Orioles, and spent a few years in their farm system […]

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Jeffrey Leonard

Jeffrey Leonard About Left fielder who played for five teams from 1977 to 1990, making his debut with the Los Angeles Dodgers, and finishing his career with the Seattle Mariners. Life Before Becoming Famous He was a three sport star at Overbrook High School, where he ironically got myriad scholarship offers to play football and […]

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Billy Ripken

Billy Ripken About Former MLB infielder nicknamed “Billy the Kid” best remembered as a member of teams like the Baltimore Orioles and Texas Rangers. He later became a successful analyst on XM Satellite Radio and MLB Network. Life Before Becoming Famous He was a pitcher at Aberdeen High School, where he did not lose a start […]

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Whitey Ford

Whitey Ford About Six-time World Series Champion and Hall of Fame MLB pitcher who spent his entire sixteen-year career with the New York Yankees. Life Before Becoming Famous Although he was born during the Great Depression, he lived comfortably in a close knit immigrant community in Queens, New York. Other Informations He admitted to occasionally […]

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Willie Davis

Willie Davis About 3-time Gold Glove Award winning center fielder who won two World Series titles with the Los Angeles Dodgers. Life Before Becoming Famous He starred in track and field, baseball and basketball at Theodore Roosevelt High School in Los Angeles, California. Other Informations He held the dubious record of committing three errors in […]

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Sal Bando

Sal Bando About 4-time MLB All-Star third baseman who won three consecutive World Series titles with the Oakland Athletics. Life Before Becoming Famous He starred for Arizona State University before beginning his professional baseball career. Other Informations He managed the Milwaukee Brewers after retiring. Family Life His son Sal, Jr., led the High Point University […]

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Jose Macias

Jose Macias About Panamanian baseball player who had a seven-year Major League career as a utility player. Life Before Becoming Famous He played minor league baseball with the Detroit Tigers organization before his debut in 1999. Other Informations His greatest value came in his ability to play just about any position on the diamond. Family […]

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Koby Clemens

Koby Clemens About Son of longtime MLB ace pitcher Roger Clemens who was drafted by the Houston Astros in 2005. Life Before Becoming Famous He played baseball at the University of Texas, his father’s alma mater. Other Informations He played baseball in the Caribbean leagues, but moved away mid-season for fear of being kidnapped. Family […]

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Alex Reyes

Alex Reyes About American baseball player who is best known for being a member of the St. Louis Cardinals. He is a pitcher. Life Before Becoming Famous He was named as the top Cardinals prospect in 2016. Other Informations He has accrued over 30,000 followers to his Instagram page. He was the Minor League Pitcher of […]

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Angel Pagan

Angel Pagan About MLB outfielder who played for the Chicago Cubs from 2006 to 2007 and the New York Mets from 2008 to 2011. He then joined the San Francisco Giants and helped the team win the 2012 World Series. Life Before Becoming Famous He joined a teeball team at age 6 and used baseball […]

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Mike Zunino

Mike Zunino About Catcher who debuted for the Seattle Mariners in 2013. He was originally selected by the Oakland Athletics in the 29th round of the 2009 MLB Draft then after not signing with the A’s, the Mariners drafted him 3rd overall in 2012. Life Before Becoming Famous He played college baseball at the University […]

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John Flaherty

John Flaherty About MLB catcher best known for his time with the New York Yankees and Tampa Bay Rays. He was inducted into the Irish American Baseball Hall of Fame in 2008. Life Before Becoming Famous He graduated from George Washington University in 1988 and was drafted by the Boston Red Sox the same year. […]

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Jake McGee

Jake McGee About Left-handed pitcher with an unconventional windup who spent 2010 through 2015 with the Tampa Bay Rays before heading to the Colorado Rockies in a four-person trade in January of 2016. Life Before Becoming Famous He was selected in the 5th round of the MLB Draft in 2004 and spent 2004 through 2010 […]