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1973 Rookie Shortstops – 1973 Topps #607

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Jesus Maria “Pepe” Frias Andujar (born July 14, 1948 in San Pedro de Macoris, Dominican Republic) is a former shortstop in Major League Baseball who played from 1973-1981.

Ray Busse 1973 St. Louis Cardinals season

Mario Miguel Guerrero Abud (born September 28, 1949) is a former Major League Baseball shortstop who played for four teams in an eight-year career from 1973 to 1980. Guerrero signed with the New York Yankees as an amateur free agent in 1968. After four plus seasons in their farm system, he was sent to the Boston Red Sox on June 30, 1972 as the player to be named later in the deal that brought future Cy Young Award winner Sparky Lyle to the Yankees. Guerrero made the BoSox out of spring training 1973, and won the starting shortstop job over Rick Burleson the following Spring following Luis Aparicio’s retirement.

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