Ron Hassey

Former UA baseball player Ron Hassey stands at bat during a spring training game against the Cleveland Indians at Hi Corbett Field on March 28, 1989.

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This catcher’s longevity is impressive: 1,192 big-league games over 14 years, in which he batted .266. He helped the Oakland A’s win the 1989 World Series. 

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Sports columnist for the Arizona Daily Star.