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Alvin Dark
also called Alvin Ralph Dark

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  1. nicknamed "Blackie" and "The Swamp Fox", is a former shortstop and manager in Major League Baseball who played for five National League teams from 1946 to 1960

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  2. Dark quickly became a successful manager, winning a pennant with the Giants in 1962, but losing the 1962 World Series in seven games to the Yankees

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  3. born January 7, 1922 in Comanche, Oklahoma

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  4. Named the major leagues' Rookie of the Year with the 1948 Boston Braves when he batted .322

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  5. After joining the New York Giants he hit .300 three more times and became the first NL shortstop to hit 20 home runs more than once

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