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On This Day In Black History Sept 21 - From The Website Of The Atlanta Life Insurance Company (254 hits)



On This Day In Black History Sept 21 - From The Website Of The Atlanta Life Insurance Company

Biography: Vida Blue was an outstanding left-handed baseball pitcher in a 17-year MLB career between 1969 and 1986.

He is best known as an integral member of the Oakland Athletics dynasty that won 3 consecutive World Series titles between 1972 and 1974. He also pitched for San Francisco Giants and Kansas City Royals.

Blue won the American League Cy Young Award and MVP Award in 1971 and was a 6-time MLB All Star in 1971, 1975, 1977, 1978, 1980 and 1981. He was the first of only 5 pitchers in major league history to start the All-Star Game for both the American League (1971) and the National League (1978).


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