Willie Stargell

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Willie Stargell, 1B

 

Career: 1962-82, Pirates
Fun fact: Won 1979 NL MVP at age 39


Renowned for his tape-measure home runs, the man known as "Pops" guided Pittsburgh to two World Series titles.

Stargell on the Series-winning "We Are Family" '79 Pirates: "We were products of different races, were raised in different income brackets, but in the clubhouse and on the field we were one."

Previous rank: 84

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