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Danny Ainge

Daniel Ray Ainge is an American basketball executive and former professional basketball and baseball player. Ainge is currently the general manager and President of Basketball Operations for the Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association (NBA).

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Chuck Connors

Kevin Joseph Aloysius “Chuck” Connors was an American actor, writer and professional basketball and baseball player. He is one of only 12 athletes in the history of American professional sports to have played both Major League Baseball and in the National Basketball Association. With a 40-year film and television career, he is best known for his five-year role as Lucas McCain in the highly rated ABC series The Rifleman (1958–63).

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Branch Rickey

Wesley Branch Rickey was an American baseball player and sports executive. He was perhaps best known for breaking Major League Baseball's color barriers by signing black player Jackie Robinson and for drafting the first Hispanic superstar, Roberto Clemente, as well as for creating the framework for the modern minor league farm system, for encouraging the Major Leagues to add new teams through his involvement in the proposed Continental League, and for introducing the batting helmet. He was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1967, two years after his death.

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Nomar Garciaparra

Anthony Nomar Garciaparra is an American retired Major League Baseball player and current SportsNet LA analyst. After playing parts of nine seasons as an All-Star shortstop for the Boston Red Sox, he played third base and first base for the Chicago Cubs, Los Angeles Dodgers, and the Oakland Athletics. He is one of 13 players in Major League history to hit two grand slams during a single game, and the only player to achieve the feat at his home stadium.

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Carl Yastrzemski

Carl Michael Yastrzemski is an American former Major League Baseball player. He was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1989. Yastrzemski played his entire 23-year Major League career with the Boston Red Sox (1961–1983). He was primarily a left fielder, but also played 33 games as a third baseman and mostly was a first baseman and designated hitter later in his career. Yastrzemski is an 18-time All-Star, the possessor of seven Gold Gloves, a member of the 3,000 hit club, and the first American League player in that club to also accumulate over 400 home runs. He is second on the all-time list for games played, and third for total at-bats. He is the Red Sox' all-time leader in career RBIs, runs, hits, singles, doubles, total bases, and games played, and is third on the team's list for home runs behind Ted Williams and David Ortiz.

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Stephen Bishop (actor)

Stephen C. Bishop is an American actor and retired baseball player.

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Charley Pride

Charley Frank Pride is an American singer, musician, guitarist, business owner, and former professional baseball player. His greatest musical success came in the early to mid-1970s, when he became the best-selling performer for RCA Records since Elvis Presley. During the peak years of his recording career (1966–87), he garnered 52 top-10 hits on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart, 30 of which made it to number one.

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Dale Murphy

Dale Bryan Murphy is a former American baseball player. During an 18-year baseball career in Major League Baseball (MLB) (1976–93), he played as an outfielder, catcher, and first baseman for three teams, but is best noted for his time with the Atlanta Braves. In MLB's National League, Murphy won consecutive Most Valuable Player (MVP) awards (1982–83), the Silver Slugger Award for four straight years (1982–85), and the Gold Glove Award for five straight years (1982–86). He is a member of the Oregon Sports Hall of Fame, Georgia Sports Hall of Fame, and World Sports Humanitarian Hall of Fame.

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Charles Comiskey

Charles Albert Comiskey, also nicknamed "Commy" or "The Old Roman", was an American Major League Baseball player, manager and team owner. He was a key person in the formation of the American League, and was also founding owner of the Chicago White Sox. Comiskey Park, the White Sox' storied baseball stadium, was built under his guidance and named for him.

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Ray Chapman

Raymond Johnson Chapman was an American baseball player, spending his entire career as a shortstop for the Cleveland Indians.

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Jim Thome

James Howard Thome is an American former baseball player who played 22 seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB), from 1991 to 2012. He played for six different teams, most notably the Cleveland Indians during the 1990s and early 2000s. A prolific power hitter, Thome hit 612 home runs during his career—the eighth-most all time—along with 2,328 hits, 1,699 runs batted in (RBIs), and a .276 batting average. He was a member of five All-Star teams and won a Silver Slugger Award in 1996.

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Mitch Mustain

Mitchell Stewart Mustain is a former professional football and baseball player. He did not play baseball in college, opting instead to pursue a football career. He played baseball at Springdale High School in Springdale, Arkansas, and football under present Auburn University head football coach Gus Malzahn. Mustain also played college football at USC. Mustain played his first year of college football at the University of Arkansas in 2006 before transferring to USC in 2007. Under NCAA transfer rules, he sat out the 2007 season and started playing for USC in the 2008 season.

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David Chocarro

David Chocarro is a former baseball player and Argentine model and actor.

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Curt Flood

Curtis Charles Flood was an American baseball player. He was a center fielder who played 15 seasons in the major leagues for the Cincinnati Redlegs, St. Louis Cardinals, and Washington Senators.

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Chili Davis

Charles Theodore "Chili" Davis is a Jamaican-American former baseball player who is currently the hitting coach for the Chicago Cubs. Davis is a former outfielder/designated hitter who played in Major League Baseball with the San Francisco Giants (1981–87), California Angels, Minnesota Twins (1991–92), Kansas City Royals (1997) and New York Yankees (1998–99). His first major league coaching position was with the Oakland Athletics from 2012 to 2014. He also coached for the Boston Red Sox. Davis was a switch-hitter and threw right-handed. He is the first ballplayer born in Jamaica to appear in a major league game.