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[post_page_title]Nomar Garciaparra[/post_page_title]
Year: 1997
Team: Boston Red Sox
In 1996 the New York Yankees debuted a star short stop. The following season, their biggest rival, the Boston Red Sox, debuted a standout short stop of their own. Nomar Garciaparra led the American League with 209 hits. He tallied 122 runs, 98 RBI, 30 home runs, 44 doubles and 11 triples, hitting .306/.342/.534. He also had a 30-game winning streak, won a Silver Slugger Award and was the unanimous AL Rookie of the Year. It’s no wonder the Boston crowd fell in love with him quickly.

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