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The Arizona Diamondbacks (National League) and Tampa Bay Devil Rays (American League) are two Major League teams that played their inaugural season in 1998. In Phoenix, ArizonaOn November 18, 1997, these two teams held a draft of Major and Minor League players from the other 28 Major League teams. Each team selected 35 players during the draft. From the description of Major League Baseball expansion draft : Selection cards 1997. (National Baseball Hall of Fame). WorldCat record id: 3...
George Herman "Babe" Ruth, baseball player, was born on February 6, 1895 in Baltimore, Maryland. His World War I draft card cites his birth date as February 7, 1894. He died on August 17, 1948. ...
Lou Gehrig played his entire career with the New York Yankees (1923-1939). He was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1939. From the description of Letter, [1939-1941]. (National Baseball Hall of Fame). WorldCat record id: 47294733 ...
Roberto Clemente was born in Puerto Rico on August 18, 1934. He relocated to the mainland United States in 1954 after playing two years of Puerto Rican baseball. After a short stint with the Montreal Royals, he was singed by the Pittsburgh Pirates. While on the Pirates he experienced racism from teammates and media. In 1958, Clemente joined the United States Marine Corps Reserve; he was a private first class in the Marine Corps Reserve until September 1964. While on a charity mission to deliver ...