Mark Carreon loosens up before batting practice on Aug. 24, 1994. Photo by David Sanders / Arizona Daily Star

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One of the top high school players in Tucson history, Carreon hit .277 in 738 big-league games, including a 17-homer season with a .301 batting average for the 1995 San Francisco Giants. He played outfield and first base. 

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