'Little Looey' Aparicio transformed the shortstop position with his great range, spray hitting and base-running speed. Every season from 1958 to 1966, he led the American League in fielding percent and led the league in assists from 1956- 1960. Baseball Historian In five different years, Aparicio led the AL in putouts. Aparicio stole over 50 bases in four diff. years and from 1956 to 1964 led the League in stolen bases. His speed set the pattern for the "Go Go" White Sox in the late 1950's and early 1960's. In 1959, Aparicio led the Chicago White Sox to their first pennant in 40 years. In 1963, the White Sox traded Looey to the Baltimore Orioles. In 1966, his fine all-around play helped the Orioles capture the pennant and win the World Series over the Los Angeles Dodgers. Looey Aparicio, a 'Hall of Famer', was named four times to the 'Sporting News' AL All-Star team.
One of the top baseball players in the 1950s and 1960s Luis Aparicio
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