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Pat Burrell
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Pat Burrell

1998, Philadelphia Phillies

Outfielder, University of Miami

"Pat the Bat" made a name for himself at Miami, where he was MVP of the 1996 College World Series and won the 1998 Golden Spikes Award. In nine years for the Phillies, Burrell averaged 27 homers and 91 RBIs. In 2008, he helped the Phillies win their second World Series title (and first since 1980). After signing with Tampa Bay after the World Series win, he was shipped to San Francisco in 2010, just in time to help the Giants win a title. Burrell officially retired in May after signing a one-day contract with the Phillies to end his career with the team.


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