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This section contains a collection of baseball lists ranging from awards to feats to the bizarre to the impressive. Click on the topic below to see related players. The tag names will also appear on the player's page.
PlayerHiLvlMLBPlayedBornPlaceHtWtBTDetails
Don BaylorMLB1970-19881967-19886/28/1949Austin, Texas6-1 220RRCaught stealing twice in one inning
Dale BerraMLB1977-19871975-198812/13/1956Ridgewood, New Jersey6-0190RR1 of 2 players tagged out by Carlton Fisk on a single play (other was Bobby Meacham)
Dave BresnahanAA-1984-198712/29/1961Phoenix, Arizona5-10180BRThrew a potato to 3b to distract runner
George BrettMLB1973-19931971-19935/15/1953Glen Dale, West Virginia6-0205LRRuled out after hitting a home run because of too much pine tar on his bat
Jose CansecoMLB1985-20011982-20127/2/1964Havana, Cuba6-4240RRFly ball bounced off his head and over the fence for homer
Al CowensMLB1974-19861969-198610/25/1951Los Angeles, California6-2200RRCharged Ed Farmer on the mound instead of running to first base after hitting grounder
Ed FarmerMLB1971-19831967-198610/18/1949Evergreen Park, Illinois6-5210RRAfter inducing a grounder from Al Cowens, Cowens charged him instead of running to first basea
Carlton FiskMLB1969-19931968-199312/26/1947Bellows Falls, Vermont6-2220RRTagged out 2 runners at home plate on the same play
Eddie GaedelMLB1951-19511951-19516/8/1925Chicago, Illinois3-765RLA midget, he walked in only major league plate appearance
Nick HaganInd-2010-2010 St. Louis, Missouri4-10110RRWas signed to a 1-day contract by River City Rascals to recreate Eddie Gaedel's appearance as a "littler person" pinch-hitter
Bo JacksonMLB1986-19941986-199411/30/1962Bessemer, Alabama6-1225RRAfter striking out broke his bat in two, over his knee
Randy JohnsonMLB1988-20091983-20099/10/1963Walnut Creek, California6-10230RLThrew a pitch that killed a dove as it swooped down between mound and home plate
Roberto KellyMLB1987-20001982-200310/1/1964Panama City, Panama6-2198RRCaught stealing twice in one inning
Brad KomminskMLB1983-19911979-19974/4/1961Lima, Ohio6-2205RRCaught fly ball and fell over home-run fence. Ball came loose.
Rick LundbladeAAA-1985-199011/30/1962Eureka, California6-5230RRFooled by potato-throwing cather Dave Bresnahan
Steve LyonsMLB1985-19931980-19936/3/1960Tacoma, Washington6-3195LRDropped his pants at first base while dusting off, forgetting he was in front of thousands of people
Bob MeachamMLB1983-19881979-19908/25/1960Los Angeles, California6-1180BR1 of 2 players tagged out by Carlton Fisk on a single play (other was Dale Berra)
Kevin MitchellMLB1984-19981981-19981/13/1962San Diego, California5-11244RRCaught a fly ball (foul) with his bare hand
Jim MorrisonMLB1977-19881974-19889/23/1952Pensacola, Florida5-11186RRCaught stealing twice in one inning
Terry MulhollandMLB1986-20061982-20063/9/1963Uniontown, Pennsylvania6-3220RLGroundball got stuck in glove. Threw ball and glove to first base
Joe NiekroMLB1967-19881966-198811/7/1944Martins Ferry, Ohio6-1190RRDrops emory board out of his pocket as umpires investigate
Donell NixonMLB1987-19901981-199312/31/1961Evergreen, North Carolina6-1185RRCaught stealing twice in one inning
Paul NoceMLB1987-19901981-199112/16/1959San Francisco, California5-10175RRCaught stealing twice in one inning
Pascual PerezMLB1980-19911976-19915/17/1957San Cristobal, Dominican Republic6-2162RRBetween-the-legs pickoff throws
Len RandleMLB1971-19821970-19822/12/1949Long Beach, California5-10169BRAt 3b, went down on his stomach and tried to blow a slow roller foul
Billy RipkenMLB1987-19981982-199812/16/1964Havre de Grace, Maryland6-1190RRWas captured on a 1989 Fleer baseball card with the word F**KFACE on the bottom of the bat
Reggie SandersMLB1991-20071988-200712/1/1967Florence, South Carolina6-1185RRCharged Pedro Martinez after being hit by pitch to break Martinez's perfect game in the 8th inning
Randall SimonMLB1997-20061993-20105/26/1975Willemstad, Curacao6-0230LLTripped a girl dressed in a sausage suit during a pre-game race
Bobby ValentineMLB1969-19791968-19795/13/1950Stamford, Connecticut5-10189RRAfter being ejected, returned to dugout wearing a disguise
Larry WalkerMLB1989-20051985-200512/1/1966Maple Ridge, British Columbia6-3237LRGives ball to fan thinking there were 3 outs. Realizes there wasn't and takes the ball back from fan and throws it in
Dave WinfieldMLB1973-19951971-199510/3/1951St. Paul, Minnesota6-6220RRThrew a ball that hit a sea-gull on the field


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