MLB Players by Obscure Fact 3

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Won 1948 World Series as player-managerOnly playoff appearance
Youngest MVP in NL historyWon again in 1972
First closer to reach 300 savesOften led AL in coolest moustache
Player for whom Mickey Mantle was namedHis real name was Gordon
Has the fewest losses of any 300-game winnerNext closest is Randy Johnson
Led second basemen in double plays, 1949-52Moved to outfield in '53
2,528 regular season games, 0 playoff gamesAll for one team
Pitched first career no-hitter in 1960, his 16th seasonThen did it again in '61
Caught stealing 307 times, NL recordCareer high 33 in 1974
Highest-paid player in 1990$3.2 million salary
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Last to retire with career average over .330Career-high .394 in '94
Only player with more than 300 triplesHit 25 in a season twice
Starting shortstop for NL All-Stars 10 years in a rowOn bench 4 other times
First Hall of Famer to have played in the '80sFinal game: July 6, 1980
Had the most HR and RBI in the 1950s326 homers and 1,031 RBI
Hit safely in all 7 games of '60 and '71 World SeriesNamed MVP of '71 Series
His last name is not a word; he's a baseball playerAccording to Billy Madison
In 1938, walked ML record 208 battersPlus 240 strikeouts in 277 innings
Right hand was maimed in farming accidentEntered Hall of Fame posthumously
Led his team in home runs 18 years in a rowStreak started with 18 in 1928

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