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26. Del Crandall

We have another member of the 1957 World Series Championship team with Del Crandall who would represent Milwaukee in eight All-Star Games.  Crandall lost a couple of years early due to serving his country during the Korean War but upon his return stateside he established himself as one of the best defensive Catchers in baseball and an elite pitch caller who Pitchers trusted implicitly.  Crandall won four of the first Gold Gloves issued to Catchers in the National League (the first was win was issued to one person regardless of the league) and had that piece of hardware been issued before 1957, he would have probably won another four.  Crandall would lead all National League Catchers in Total Zone Runs six times and Fielding Percentage four times.

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