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Rico Petrocelli

Rico Petrocelli

Americo Peter "Rico" Petrocelli is an American retired baseball shortstop and third baseman who played his entire career in the American League with the Boston Red Sox. After a brief stint in 1963, he joined the team full-time in 1965. In 1967 Petrocelli was selected to the All-Star game during the Carl Yastrzemski-led Red Sox' "Impossible Dream" year. In Game 6 of the World Series, he belted two home runs against the St. Louis Cardinals. The Sox ultimately lost the series 4 games to 3. In 1968 and 1969 Petrocelli led the league shortstops in fielding percentage. In 1969 he set a record for home runs by a shortstop with 40 and repeated as an All-Star. He had another ... more on Wikipedia

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