Jim Abbott

Left-handed pitcher Jim Abbott is probably the most celebrated…

Rocco Baldelli

When Rocco Baldelli emerged as a young star in the minor-league…

Joaquin Benoit

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Dewon Brazelton

If the 2009 movie The Blind Side, for which Sandra Bullock received…

Tony Campana

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Chris Carpenter

Chris Carpenter spent 15 seasons in major-league baseball, first…

Tony Conigliaro

No matter how you measure it, Tony Conigliaro’s career got…

Aaron Cook

Sometimes, let’s say most of the time, knowing exactly what…

Eric Davis

In a 1987 Sports Illustrated article on teammate Eric Davis,…

R. A. Dickey

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Jim Eisenreich

St. Cloud, Minnesota, native Jim Eisenreich retired from baseball…

Mitch Harris

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Bo Jackson

They were ubiquitous. They were funny. And for a while during…

Jason Johnson

Right-handed pitcher Jason Johnson overcame a diagnosis of insulin-dependent…

John Lackey

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Mark Leiter

Mark Leiter was a right-handed pitcher who appeared in 335 games…

Jon Lester

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Graeme Lloyd

Long-limbed southpaw Graeme Lloyd became the first Australian…

Mike Lowell

Mike Lowell was a New York Yankees prospect who won a world championship…

Jim Mecir

Jim Mecir pitched professionally for 15 years, from 1991 to 2005,…

Kent Mercker

A journeyman in the best sense of the word, Kent Mercker made…

Curtis Pride

Curtis Pride’s first big-league hit came on September 17, 1993,…

Scott Radinsky

 “If you do stink it up today, you get to come out the…

Wilson Ramos

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