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Top Ten MLB Father-Son Duos

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Father and son MLB duos have been around since baseball's been around. Throughout the years there have been many great father-son tandems to hit the diamond. These father-son duos make this list because both players had solid careers.

Here's a list of the best MLB father and son duos:

10. Tony Perez, 1B/ Eduardo Perez, 3B - Tony Perez played 23 seasons from 1964-1986 mostly with the Cincinnati Reds. He had a solid career and retired with a lifetime average of .279 with 379 HR and appeared in five World Series. He's also a member of the Hall of Fame. Eduardo Perez was drafted in the first round of the 1991 draft and played in the big leagues for 13 seasons with several teams, including the Cincinnati Reds and the Seattle Mariners.

9. Yogi Berra, C/Dale Berra, 3B - Yogi Berra played 19 years from 1946-1965, all with the New York Yankees. Berra appeared in 14 World Series and ended up with a lifetime .285 batting average and was one of the best to ever play the game. His son Dale Berra played for 11 seasons from 1977-1987 mostly with the Pittsburgh Pirates and two with the New York Yankees. He was not the player his father was but still had a nice career collecting a total of 603 hits.

8. Mel Stottlemyre, P/Todd Stottlemyre, P - Mel recorded 164 wins in 11 seasons from 1964-1974 all with the New York Yankees. Todd, Mel's son, played from 1988-2002, including seven seasons with the Toronto Blue Jays. Todd also has two World Series rings, winning in 1992-93 with the Blue Jays.

7. Ray Boone, SS/Bob Boone, C - Ray Boone played in the majors from 1948-1960. He played for six teams in all, including stints with the Cleveland Indians and the Boston Red Sox. He retired with a lifetime batting average of .275. Bob Boone played from 1972-1990 with the Philadelphia Phillies and the California Angeles. He ended his career catching more games than any other catcher.

6. Sandy Alomar, IF/Roberto Alomar, 2B - Sandy spent 15 seasons in the bigs from 1964-1978. He played for six different teams, including the Atlanta Braves, the Chicago White Sox and the New York Yankees. He also racked up 1,168 hits. His son Roberto played from 1988-2004 with eight different teams, including the San Diego Padres and the Toronto Blue Jays. He retired with a lifetime average of .300.

5. Felipe Alou, IF/Moises Alou, IF - Felipe Alou played from 1958-1974 with six different teams, including the San Francisco Giants and the Atlanta Braves. He retired with .286 average and 206 HR. Moises played from 1990-2008 for seven different teams, including the Montreal Expos and the Chicago Cubs. He retired with over 2,000 hits and a batting average of .303.

4. Hal McRae, OF/Brian McRae, OF - Hal played in the majors from 1968-1987 with the Cincinnati Reds and the Kansas City Royals. He amassed over 2,000 hits and has a lifetime batting average of .290. Brian played from 1990-1999 and was a first-round pick by the Kansas City Royals. He also recorded over 1,300 hits and has a .261 lifetime average.

3. Gus Bell, OF/Buddy Bell, 3B - Gus Bell played from 1950-1964 with several different teams, including the Pittsburgh Pirates and Atlanta Braves. He was a .281 lifetime hitter, and he also recorded over 1,800 hits. Son Buddy played from 1972-1989, mostly with the Cleveland Indians and the Texas Rangers. He recorded 201 HR and hit .279 for his total average.

2. Cecil Fielder, 1B/Prince Fielder, 1B - Both Fielders are known for power hitting and home runs. Cecil played from 1985-1998 with the Toronto Blue Jays and the Detroit Tigers, and a few other teams along the way. He retired with 319 home runs. Prince has been in the league since 2005 and has played for the Milwaukee Brewers and just recently the Detroit Tigers. He already has 239 home runs and that total will continue to grow.

1. Ken Griffey Sr., OF/Ken Griffey Jr., OF - Griffey Sr. played from 1973-1991. He also played 11 seasons with the Cincinnati Reds. When he retired, he ended up with a .296 lifetime average and 2,143 hits. Griffey Jr. played from 1989-2010 most of those years with the Seattle Mariners. He's Hall of Fame bound, as he retired with 2,700 hits and 630 homers.

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Sources:

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