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Rusty Staub

Rusty Staub played from 1963-1985 and was a six-time All-Star. He was nicknamed "Le Grand Orange" for his red hair.

Redheads in baseball

With two redheads in consideration for the No. 1 pick in baseball's June amateur draft, the Houston Astros GM Jeff Luhnow wonders: "Why aren't there more redheaded baseball players?" True, there aren't a ton of them, but baseball has seen a number of carrot-tops over the years. Here are a handful you might remember for one reason or another. Some for their success on the field, some for their bright hair.

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