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Former Major Leaguer Keith Hernandez.

Former Major Leaguer Keith Hernandez. Called by some baseball purists the finest First Baseman in the game, Hernandez played with the St. Louis Cardinals, the New York Mets, and the Cleveland Indians. He is the winner of eleven consecutive Golden Glove Awards for fielding, and played in two World Championships. Hernandez's new book is "Pure Baseball: Pitch by Pitch for the Advanced Fan" (Harper): analysis of two 1993 match-ups, with play by play commentary, based on his seventeen years in the game.

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Other segments from the episode on February 24, 1994

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, February 24, 1994: Interview with Keith Hernandez; Review of coverage of the figure skating competition at the Olympics.

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