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Nellie Fox
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Baseball Player
    (December 25, 1927-December 1, 1975)
    Born in St. Thomas, Pennsylvania
    Birth name is Jacob Nelson Fox
    Played for the Philadelphia Athletics (1947-1949), Chicago White Sox (1950-1963) and Houston .45s/Astros (1964-1965)
    AL MVP (1959)
    Gold Glove Winner (1957, 1959-1960)
    All Star (1951-1961, 1963)
    Inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame (1997)
    Died of Cancer
    He goes by a nickname.
    He was a very poor home run hitter, having only 35 in his career and his season high was 6.
    He chewed tobacco while playing.
    The White Sox retired his number.
    He and Luis Aparicio formed a great double play duo.
    Whitey Ford called him 'the toughest out for me.'
    The White Sox got him for virtually nothing and he is often referred to as the best trade in White Sox history.
    He led the league in singles for an MLB record of 7 straight years.
    He rarely struck out.
    He died of skin cancer (1975).

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