Baseball — Chicago White Sox

Ron LeFlore

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Ron LeFlore

BIOGRAPHY Ronald LeFlore (born June 16, 1948) is an American former Major League Baseball center fielder. He played six seasons with the Detroit Tigers before being traded to the Montreal Expos, retiring with the Chicago White Sox in 1982. He stole 455 bases in his career, and was an American League All-Star selection in 1976.A movie and book were made about his rise to the major leagues after being an inmate at the Jackson State Penitentiary. One in a Million: The Ron LeFlore Story was a made-for-television movie starring LeVar Burton that aired on CBS in 1978. LeFlore is the...

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Ron Hassey

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Ron Hassey

BIOGRAPHY Ronald William Hassey (born February 27, 1953) is a retired Major League Baseball (MLB) catcher. Hassey began his career with the Cleveland Indians (1978–1984) after the Indians drafted him in the 18th round of the 1976 MLB amateur draft. He also played for the Chicago Cubs (1984), New York Yankees (1985–1986), Chicago White Sox (1986–1987), Oakland Athletics (1988–1990), and Montreal Expos (1991). Hassey is the only catcher in MLB history to catch two perfect games (the first with Len Barker in 1981 and his second with Dennis Martínez in 1991).Early lifeHassey is the son of Joseph Bill Hassey, a...

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Lorenzo Barcelo

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Lorenzo Barcelo

BIOGRAPHY Lorenzo Barceló (born August 10, 1977) is a professional baseball pitcher who is with the Rieleros de Aguascalientes in the Mexican League. He played for the Chicago White Sox from 2000–2002.Career San Francisco GiantsBarceló was originally signed by the San Francisco Giants as an amateur free agent on May 23, 1994 out of San Pedro de Macorís in the Dominican Republic. In the Giants farm system, he pitched for the Bellingham Giants, Burlington Bees, San Jose Giants and Shreveport Captains.Chicago White SoxOn July 31, 1997 he was traded to the Chicago White Sox (along with Mike Caruso, Keith Foulke,...

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Cy Acosta

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Cy Acosta

Cecilio Acosta Miranda (born November 22, 1946) is a retired starting pitcher in Major League Baseball who played four seasons for the Chicago White Sox and Philadelphia Phillies.Acosta became the first American League pitcher to make a plate appearance after the introduction of the designated hitter rule in 1973. Cy was inducted into the Mexican Baseball Hall of Fame in 2005.

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Vicente Romo

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Vicente Romo

BIOGRAPHY Vicente Romo Navarro (born April 12, 1943 in Santa Rosalía, Baja California Sur, Mexico) is a former professional baseball pitcher. A right-hander, Romo played all or part of eight seasons in Major League Baseball between 1968 and 1982, primarily as a relief pitcher. He had an extensive career in Mexico, where his career spanned 25 seasons from 1962–86, and he was elected to the Salón de la Fama del Beisbol Profesional de México (the Mexican Professional Baseball Hall of Fame) in 1992. He is the older brother of fellow major league pitcher Enrique Romo.Professional careerMinor leaguesRomo, who was nicknamed...

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