Baseball — Gold Glove

Tony Oliva

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Tony Oliva

BIOGRAPHY Tony Pedro Oliva (born Antonio Oliva Lopez Hernandes Javique on July 20, 1938) is a former Major League Baseball (MLB) right fielder and designated hitter. A star of the first magnitude during baseball's "second deadball era", he spent his entire 15-year baseball career playing for the Minnesota Twins from 1962 through 1976.Oliva was the 1964 American League Rookie of the Year. He was an All-Star for eight seasons, an American League (AL) batting champion for three seasons, an AL hit leader five seasons, and a Gold Glove winner one season. On a consensus Hall of Fame track his first...

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Sixto Lezcano

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Sixto Lezcano

Biography Sixto Joaquin Lezcano Curras (born November 28, 1953 in Arecibo, Puerto Rico) is a retired baseball player who played for 12 seasons as an outfielder in the Major Leagues between 1974 and 1985. He played for five teams in the Majors and won a Gold Glove during his career. Lezcano was signed as an amateur in 1970 by the Milwaukee Brewers. After spending four seasons in their minor league system, Lezcano reached the big leagues for the first time in 1974. He became the Brewers' starting right fielder in 1975, a job he held for the next six seasons....

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Mike Norris

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Mike Norris

Biography Michael Kelvin Norris (born March 19, 1955) is a former Major League Baseball right-handed starting pitcher who played with the Oakland Athletics (1975–1983, 1990). He attended Balboa High School in San Francisco and was drafted by the Oakland A's in the first round (24th overall) in January 1973. He made his major league debut in 1975. Norris is best remembered for his spectacular 1980 season. He went 22-9 with 24 complete games and a 2.53 earned run average, while also earning the Gold Glove Award. However, he was not awarded the American League Cy Young Award; Steve Stone of...

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Marquis Grissom

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Marquis Grissom

Biography Marquis Deon Grissom (/mɑːrˈkiːs/; born April 17, 1967) is a former American Major League Baseball player. Early years Grissom was born in Atlanta, Georgia. He attended Lakeshore High School in Atlanta, and excelled in high school baseball. Montreal Expos Grissom played baseball at Florida A&M University, and in 1988, the Montreal Expos selected him with the 76th overall pick in the June draft, as part of that draft's third round. He had been considered a prospect as both a pitcher and an outfielder, but the Expos decided to have him abandon the mound and work solely as a position...

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Kirt Manwaring

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Kirt Manwaring

Biography Kirt Dean Manwaring (born July 15, 1965), is a former Major League baseball catcher. He played thirteen seasons in the major leagues, from 1987 until 1999. Selected by the Boston Red Sox in the 12th round of the 1983 free-agent draft; did not sign. Selected by the San Francisco Giants in the second round of the 1986 draft out of Coastal Carolina University at the age of 21. A little over a year later, he made his major league debut with the Giants, then spent the next several years splitting time between the major and minor leagues. Kirt earned...

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