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Dale Alexander, who had perhaps the greatest rookie season in Tigers history, had his career cut short by failed new therapy on his leg

Some might say Dale Alexander started his major-league career 44 years too soon. He was the prototype for the designated hitter, which started in the American League in 1973. The strapping Alexander, nicknamed “Moose” or “Ox,” burst onto the major-league … Continue reading

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