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The New York Giants traded this 2x Olympic Gold winning athlete to the Boston Braves for $1,5001919
This 7x All Star and 3x AL MVP first baseman on the Boston Red Sox became the third player in American League history to hit grand slams on two consecutive days1940
This 7x All Star and 4x MLB wins leading pitcher signed a contract with the Baltimore Orioles1962
This pitcher for the Cincinnati Reds tied the major league record for most consecutive strikeouts with 8, against the Milwaukee Braves1963
This 3x All Star and 1961 NL Rookie of the Year outfielder on the Chicago Cubs set a new major league record for outfielders by playing in his 695th consecutive game1968
The mascot for this team was ejected from a game against the Minnesota Twins after making gestures which an umpire found offensive1993
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This 6x All Star and 3x Silver Slugger outfielder on the Seattle Mariners became the 7th youngest player in major league history to hit 200 career home runs1996
This 5x All Star and 3x Cy Young winning pitcher on the Toronto Blue Jays became the 94th pitcher in major league history to reach 200 career wins1997
This 8x All Star and 4x Cy Young winning pitcher on the Arizona Diamondbacks earned his 3,500th career strikeout2002
This rookie outfielder for the Washington Nationals became the first teenage to hit a home run since Bryce Harper did in 20122018
This 5x All Star and 5x Gold Glove winning pitcher on the Arizona Diamondbacks became the 37th player in major league history to reach 2,500 career strikeouts2019

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