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1. I played for 19 seasons with the Dodgers and Padres. I won a NL MVP, two all-star game MVPs, and was a 10-time all-star. I also won four Gold Glove awards at first base. Who am I?
2. This member of the Hall of Fame played his entire career of 21 seasons for one team. The 12-time all-star won the AL MVP early in his career. He retired with a .305 batting average after leading the league three times. His season high was .390. Who is this 'G' who also led the league in hits three times?
3. This 'G' played for nine seasons as an infielder. After that, he managed four teams over 26 years. In either case, he never made it to a World Series. Who was this hardluck player and manager?
4. In my sixth season in the Major League, I broke Tom Gordon's record of 54 consecutive saves, and didn't stop until I passed the 75 mark. Who am I?
5. Eight times in my career I won 20+ games in a season for either the Athletics or Red Sox. In one season, I won 31 games against only four losses, won a Triple Crown, won the MVP, and went to a World Series. Who am I?
6. I played for one team throughout my 17 seasons. I won only one batting title, but in that season it helped secure my only Triple Crown also. I didn't hit over 500 home runs or win any Gold Gloves, but I did go to seven all-star games. Who am I?
7. I played for 14 seasons all with the same franchise. I played mainly as an infielder and went to seven World Series in my career. I started off big by winning the Rookie of the Year award. Who am I that wore the 19 on my jersey?
8. From 1963-1975, fans watched my entire career go by with the Detroit Tigers. I never won any major award, but I had a consistent outfield glove and bat. I went to only one World Series, in it had only one at-bat, and couldn't make my history with it. Who am I?
9. This 'G' was a 19-season catcher with the Chicago Cubs. He was the 1935 NL MVP, and went to four World Series as a Cubbie. In 1937, he was runner-up to the MVP when he lost to the Cardinals' Joe Medwick. Who was this 1955 Hall of Fame catcher?
10. I was the first pitcher to win a Cy Young award in both leagues. My first came with the Indians, then my second with the Padres. I was bounced around a bit by playing for eight teams in 22 seasons. I salivated at the thought of pitching. Who am I?
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