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Walter Alston had no intention of playing Sandy Amoros in the Brooklyn Dodgers’ July 17, 1954, matchup versus the Milwaukee Braves. The Cuban outfielder was batting .361 with 50 runs batted in and 13 home runs in 66 games, but his tumultuous run through the Dodgers’ farm system had given Brooklyn’s manager pause about calling […]

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