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Blog #47 (Robby Thompson)

March 6, 2013

This week there is no legal section of the blog.

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Robby Thompson played his entire 11 year career for one team--the San Francisco Giants--from 1986-1996. He was a steady second baseman who made two All Star teams (1988 and 1993), won a Silver Slugger award as the best hitter at his position (1993) and won a Gold Glove award as the best fielder at his position that same year. Robby had other interesting career highlights. He played in two National League Championship series against the St. Louis Cardinals in 1987 and the Chicago Cubs in 1989 and hit home runs in both including two in 1989, one of which was a game winner in Game 3 of that series. He also played in the 1989 earthquake World Series against the Oakland A's who, unfortunately for him, swept his Giants. His best season was 1993, where he hit .312 with 19 home runs and 65 RBIs. His season was cut short when he was hit in the face by Trevor Hoffman in

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