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Enos Slaughter
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Baseball Player
    (April 27, 1916-August 12, 2002)
    Born in Roxboro, North Carolina
    Right fielder for the St. Louis Cardinals (1938-42,1946-53), New York Yankees (1954-55,1956-59), Kansas City Athletics (1955-56) and Milwaukee Braves (1959)
    Career batting average: .300
    2,383 hits, 1304 RBIs
    10 time All-Star (1941-42,1946-53)
    #9 retired by the Cardinals
    Inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame (1985)
    He turned down an athletic scholarship to college.
    He was nicknamed 'Country.'
    He allegedly tried to organize a strike by the Cardinals to protest Jackie Robinson's admittance to Major League baseball.
    In a game three months later, he spiked Robinson in the leg.
    He was known for his hustle, and ran to first on walks decades before Pete Rose.
    His 'Mad Dash' from first to home during Game Seven of the 1946 World Series was #10 on the Sporting News' list of Baseball's 25 Greatest Moments.
    He said of modern players, 'They're all too busy worrying about their money to have a good time.'

Credit: C. Fishel


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