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Chuck Klein

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Tommy Leach

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Harry Lumley

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Roger Maris

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Joe Medwick

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Babe Ruth

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George Scott

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Socks Seybold

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Duke Snider

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Darryl Strawberry

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Sam Thompson

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Carl Yastrzemski

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Gus Zernial

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