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Manger of the Big Red Machine and later the 1984 champion Tigers1970-1995
Athletics owner and general manager during the team's conscutive postseason and World Series run1971-1975
First brother pitching pair in the AL to face each other1973
Yankees owner that begins a mighty (and perhaps evil) empire1973-2010
First designated hitter to play 1000 games (min. 60% of games at DH)1973-1980
Breaks no-hitter record by tossing 5 in less than a decade1973-1981
Breaks Babe Ruth's all-time home run record1974
First reliever to win the Cy Young Award1974
First all-star free agent; signs with the Yankees1975
First player to win MVP and Rookie of the Year in the same season1975
Hits a walk-off home run in the bottom of the 12th of Game Six1975
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Controversial manager returns the Yankees to the World Series 1976-1977
Smashes three home runs on three pitches in the World Series1977
Dies in a tragic plane crash1979
Last pitcher to throw 300 innings in a season1980
Dodgers pitcher's start to the season sparks a manic fan following1981
Strike-shortened season introduces this playoff round (which will be revived in 1995)1981
Manager of the three pennant-winning Cardinals teams1981-1990
First to reach 300 saves1982
Too much of this substance on his bat pits George Brett in the center of controversey1983
First to save 40 games in a season1983

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