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TIME OUT IN THE BEGINNING

Starts for Seven
Hall of Famers
1. Ernie Banks

first contract was $15 per game.

2. Mike Schmidt -- hit .196 first full season.

3. Bob Feller -- signed for $1 and autographed ball.

4. Mickey Welch -- completed first 105 MLB starts.

5. Willie McCovey -- 4 for 4 in debut.

6. Ted Lyons -- played in first MLB game ever saw.

7. Honus Wagner -- scout came to see his brother, not him.
Source: World Features Syndicate.

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