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Graig Nettles

Graig Nettles (Baseball.  Born, San Diego, CA, Aug. 20, 1944.)  During the decade of the 1970s, only two American League hitters drove in more runs than Graig Nettles – Reggie Jackson and Carl Yastrzemski – but it was Nettles’ spectacular fielding in Game 3 of the 1978 World Series that awakened baseball fans to his […]

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A prolific author, wire service sports reporter, long time Major League Baseball official scorer, football statistician, sports museum founder, theatrical agency owner and public ... read more

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