HIS 363 wins rank
first among lefthanded pitchers, and Spahn--who played all but his last season
with the Boston or Milwaukee Braves--also holds the record for homers by an NL
pitcher, with 35.
GARY CARTER |
KNOWN AS the Kid,
Carter hit 324 home runs during his 19-year career with the Expos, Mets, Giants
and Dodgers. One of the premier catchers of his era, Carter was an 11-time
All-Star and two-time All-Star Game MVP.
HANK AARON |
DESPITE hate mail
and death threats, Aaron relentlessly pursued Babe Ruth's home run record. When
he retired, Aaron held several important big league records, including home
runs (755) and RBIs (2,297).
EDDIE MURRAY |
excellent first baseman is the only switch-hitter with more than 500 homers and
3,000 hits. Murray averaged 31 homers and 114 RBIs from 1982 to '85. The '77
Rookie of the Year was also a three-time Gold Glove winner. His two homers in
Game 5 of the '83 World Series helped Baltimore clinch the title.
SPARKY ANDERSON |
THE FIRST manager
to win World Series titles in both leagues, Anderson earned victories with the
Reds in 1975 and '76 and the Tigers in '84. His frequent use of the bullpen,
specifically with the Reds, earned him the nickname Captain Hook. When his
managerial career ended in 1995, Anderson ranked third alltime in wins with