Feb. 1 birthday: Paul Blair

Paul Blair Sport: Baseball Position: Centerfield Played from 1964 to 1980 Winner of eight gold gloves Age: 69 They called Paul Blair "Motormouth" because he loved to talk. One teammate would say that they had to put him in centerfield just to get him away from everybody. But, of course, the real reason they put him in centerfield is because no one ever played the position better. Blair would play shallow -- absurdly shallow, really, close enough to pass notes to the second baseman -- and this meant he could steal more bloops and low line drives than just about anybody in the game.

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