Reggie Jackson. Reggie Jackson the Yankee won the World Series MVP in 1977 and Reggie Jackson the Oakland A won the World Series MVP in 1973.
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Rangers. Texas finished first in the AL West in the 2016 season.
Giancarlo Stanton. Giancarlo Stanton made his major league debut in 2010 as a member of the Miami Marlins.
Blisters. Josh Beckett only started in 99 games in his first four seasons due to a blister on his pitching hand.
Frank Robinson. Frank Robinson was born in Beaumont, Texas and grew up in Oakland, California.
Tampa Bay Rays. The Tampa Bay Rays finally reached the postseason in their 11th season of existence.
Lefty Gomez. Pitcher Lefty Gomez, who drove in the first run in the very first All-Star game, also set a World Series record by winning six games without a loss.