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Ron Blomberg

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Ron Blomberg

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Ron Blomberg, known affectionately as "Boomer," made history as the first designated hitter in Major League Baseball and played predominantly for the New York Yankees before finishing his career with the Chicago White Sox. Despite facing anti-Semitism growing up, Blomberg's talent shone through, leading him to be the number one overall pick by the Yankees in 1967. With a career batting average of .293, Blomberg was a strong presence at the plate, although his promising career was curtailed by injuries. Beyond the field, he's known for his charitable work and for managing the Bet Shemesh Blue Sox in the Israel Baseball League, where his team won the IBL Championship.

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