Kinsler, Ian/Cruz, Nelson (Homers)

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Ian Kinsler Became The First Player In Major League History To Lead Off The Season’s First Three Games With A Home Run.  The Next Day, Teammate Nelson Cruz Joined Willie Mays And Mark McGwire As The Only Players To Hit A Home Run In Each Of The Season’s First Four Games, Prompting Gateway To Acquire Postmarks In Arlington, Texas, By Which To Honor Both Cruz And Kinsler.   

 In Only His Eighth Major League Season, Ian Kinsler Is Piling Up Records And Achievements Right And Left.  He HoldsThe Texas Rangers’ Record For Lead-Off Homers, And Became Only The Third Second Baseman In Major League History To Join The “30-30” Club (30 Home Runs And Thirty Stolen Bases In A Season), And Is Only One Of Twelve Players To Have Done It Twice, Having Been Surpassed ONLY By Hall Of Famer Joe Morgan.  By 2009 Kinsler Had Gained Recognition From THE SPORTING NEWS As #24 Among The Top 50 Players In Baseball And Is A Three-Time All-Star.  In Only His Ninth Major League Season, Kinsler Is Fast Closing In On Joe Morgan And Ryne Sandberg Numbers.

 

 

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