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7 MICKEY MANTLE
BATTING: Perhaps the most dangerous hitter in base-ball. Explosive power from either side, tremendous speed. Can hit any pitch for home run or beat out a bunt. No longer chases high inside fast ball. Use it to set him up, come back low, curve him outside, move ball around to keep him off balance.
FIELDING: Probably best straightaway speed in game when legs are sound. Very strong and accurate arm; sometimes careless, but don't run on him.
BASE RUNNING: Always goes for extra base, definite threat to steal.
8 YOGI BERRA
BATTING: Has slumped but home-run and RBI totals show he is still one of the best clutch hitters around. Vicious pull hitter, can hit any pitch. Try to get two strikes tight and inside or down and out, then move ball around, break up his rhythm by mixing fast ball, changeup, slow curve. Use high outside pitch with extreme caution.
FIELDING: Smart, experienced receiver, good arm, reacts well despite bulk. Throws to second are accurate and quick.
BASE RUNNING: Surprisingly fast, runs bases well but no threat to steal.
12 GIL McDOUGALD