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Luis Aparicio

Awards And Accomplishments

At the time of his retirement, Aparicio held the major-league record for most games at short (2,581), and American League marks for assists (8,016), double plays (1,553), chances (12,564), and putouts (4,548). He also led the league in stolen bases nine consecutive times (1956-64).
1956 American League Rookie of the Year
1958-64, 1970-72 All-Star Team
1958-62, 1964, 1966, 1968, 1970 Gold Glove Winner
1984 Elected to Hall of Fame
1984 Number retired by White Sox

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