Baseball — New York Yankees

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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Karim Garcia

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Karim Garcia

BIOGRAPHY Gustavo Karim García Aguayo (born October 29, 1975), nicknamed "The Latino Bambino."Early yearsBorn in Ciudad Obregón, Mexico, García signed as an amateur free agent with the Los Angeles Dodgers in 1992 at just sixteen years old. After batting .319 with twenty home runs and 91 runs batted in for the Albuquerque Dukes in 1995, he became the youngest player in Major League Baseball when he debuted with the Dodgers that September. He also received major league calls in 1996 and 1997, but spent most of tenure with the Dodgers as a minor leaguer. In five seasons in their farm...

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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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Fernando Gonzalez

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Fernando Gonzalez

Biography José Fernando González Quinones (born June 19, 1950 in Utuado, Puerto Rico) is a retired Major League Baseball infielder. After which, he spent one season with the St. Lucie Legends of the Senior Professional Baseball Association. He batted and threw right-handed.eGonzález originally signed with the short-lived Seattle Pilots as an amateur free agent in 1968, and remained part of the franchise through its move to Milwaukee. He played his first professional season (in American baseball) with their Class A Clinton Pilots in 1969. He was released by the Milwaukee Brewers at the start of the 1970 season, and sat...

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Shane Rawley

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Shane Rawley

Biography Shane William Rawley (born July 27, 1955 in Racine, Wisconsin) is a former Major League Baseball pitcher. He played all or part of twelve seasons in the majors, from 1978 through 1989, for the Seattle Mariners, New York Yankees, Philadelphia Phillies, and Minnesota Twins. Rawley was selected to the National League All-Star team in 1986 as a member of the Phillies. The next year, he won a career high 17 games, leading the N.L. in games started with 36. In his major league career, Rawley's record was 111-118, with 991 strikeouts and a 4.02 earned run average (ERA).  ...

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