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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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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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