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Jim Rivera
also called "Jungle Jim" Rivera

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  1. a former Major League Baseball outfielder and left-handed batter who played for the St. Louis Browns (1952), Chicago White Sox (1952-1961) and Kansas City Athletics (1961)

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  2. born July 22, 1922

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  3. Born to Puerto Rican immigrants in New York, NY, as Manuel Joseph Rivera, he was called "Jungle Jim" due largely to his unorthodox playing style, and for his highly extroverted personality

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  4. In the 1950s, Rivera was a sparkplug for the White Sox

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  5. A smart and fast runner, he ran the bases with abandon, sliding into bases on his belly before it was fashionable, and made many a game-saving catch in the right field

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  6. A ground ball hitter, he used his speed to full advantage and was a much tougher in clutch situations

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