Dale  Murphy

Dale Murphy

Baseball legend Dale Murphy is a former MLB outfielder, catcher and first baseman. During an 18-year career, 1976–93, he played for three different teams, but's best noted for his time with the Atlanta Braves.
Among his recognitions, Murphy won consecutive National League Most Valuable Player Awards (1982–83), the National League's Silver Slugger Award four straight years (1982–85) and the National League's Gold Glove Award five straight years (1982–86). He's an inductee to the Oregon Sports Hall of Fame, Georgia Sports Hall of Fame and World Sports Humanitarian Hall of Fame. He was on the cover of Sports Illustrated 3 times and was honored by President Regan in the White House.
Dale retired from baseball in 1993. His streak of 740 consecutive games (1981-1986) was the 12th longest in MLB history. In 1983, he became the 6th player in history to have at least 30 home-runs (36) and 30 stolen bases (30) in one season. Dale is known today as one of the true gentlemen of the game.