Baseball — Milwaukee Brewers

Eric Plunk

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Eric Plunk

BIOGRAPHY Eric Vaughn Plunk (born September 3, 1963) is a former professional baseball player who pitched in the Major Leagues from 1986-1999. Plunk was involved in two trades for Rickey Henderson. On December 5, 1984, as a minor leaguer, he was traded by the New York Yankees with Tim Birtsas, Jay Howell, Stan Javier, and José Rijo to the Oakland Athletics for Rickey Henderson, Bert Bradley, and cash. On June 21, 1989, he was traded by the Oakland Athletics with Greg Cadaret and Luis Polonia to the New York Yankees for Rickey Henderson. Plunk was part of the pennant-winning 1988...

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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 Young

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Mike Young

Biography Michael Darren Young (born March 20, 1960 in Oakland, California) is a former professional baseball player. He played all or part of eight seasons in Major League Baseball, from 1982–89, mostly as an outfielder and designated hitter. He played for the Baltimore Orioles for most of his major league career, but also played for the Philadelphia Phillies, Milwaukee Brewers, and Cleveland Indians. In 1990, he played in Japan for the Hiroshima Toyo Carp. Young's best season was 1985, when he hit .273 with 28 home runs and 81 runs batted in for the Orioles. On May 28, 1987, Young...

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Kevin Mench

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Kevin Mench

Biography Kevin Ford Mench (born January 7, 1978) is a former American outfielder who played eight years in Major League Baseball (MLB) with the Texas Rangers (2002–2006), Milwaukee Brewers (2006–2007), Toronto Blue Jays (2008) and Washington Nationals (2010). He also spent a season in Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB) with the Hanshin Tigers in 2009. He is most noted for having had the largest cap size (8) in the majors when he was an active player, a feature that earned him the nickname Shrek. High school and college career Mench attended The Independence School and St. Mark's High School in Delaware. Following...

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Joe Oliver

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Joe Oliver

Biography Joseph Melton Oliver (born July 24, 1965, in Memphis, Tennessee) is a former Major League Baseball catcher and current manager in minor league baseball. During his 19-year (1983–2001) playing career, he threw and batted right-handed, stood 6 feet 3 inches (1.91 m) tall and weighed 215 pounds (98 kg). Playing career Drafted by the Cincinnati Reds in the second round of the 1983 MLB Amateur Draft, Oliver would make his Major League Baseball debut with Cincinnati on July 15, 1989, and appear in his final game on October 6, 2001. Oliver was a member of the Reds team that...

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