Baseball — World Series

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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Luis Polonia

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Luis Polonia

Biography Luis Andrew Polonia Almonte (born October 12, 1963, in Santiago, Dominican Republic) is a former Major League Baseball outfielder and designated hitter. Signed by the Oakland Athletics as an amateur free agent in 1984, Polonia would make his Major League Baseball debut with the Oakland Athletics on April 24, 1987, and appear in his final game on October 1, 2000. He played for two World Series Championship teams, winning with Atlanta in 1995 and the New York Yankees in 2000. Early life Polonia was born on October 12, 1963 in the Dominican Republic. He joined the Dominican League at...

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Lonnie Smith

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Lonnie Smith

Biography Lonnie Smith (born December 22, 1955) is a former Major League Baseball outfielder. He made his debut for the Philadelphia Phillies on September 2, 1978 and later played for the St. Louis Cardinals, Kansas City Royals, Atlanta Braves, Pittsburgh Pirates, and Baltimore Orioles. He overcame bouts with drug abuse to become one of the top base-stealers in baseball during the 1980s, with the seventh-most steals. He played on five pennant-winning teams, three of which won the World Series. Minor Leagues Smith began his minor league career with Auburn in the New York–Penn League in 1974. The following year, he...

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Larry Herndon

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Larry Herndon

Biography Larry Darnell Herndon (born November 3, 1953) is a former Major League Baseball player for the St. Louis Cardinals (1974), San Francisco Giants (1976–1981), and Detroit Tigers (1982–1988). He won the 1981 Willie Mac Award for his spirit and leadership. Career Herndon was originally selected by the St. Louis Cardinals in the third round of the 1971 Major League Baseball Draft. During his first minor league season on the 1971 Gulf Coast League Cardinals, his fellow rookie and roommate was Randy Poffo, who would later go on to be known as wrestler Randy Savage. By hitting a home run...

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Junior Ortiz

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Junior Ortiz

Biography Adalberto "Junior" Ortiz Colón (born October 24, 1959 in Humacao, Puerto Rico), is a former Major League Baseball catcher. He played all or part of thirteen seasons in the majors from 1982 to 1994. He was a member of the 1991 World Champion Minnesota Twins. Junior is available for: Appearances Autograph Sessions

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