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Sal Bando, born Salvatore Leonard Bando (February 13, 1944 in Cleveland, Ohio), is a former third baseman in Major League Baseball who played for the Kansas City & Oakland Athletics (1966-76) and Milwaukee Brewers (1977-81). He batted and threw right handed.
- 4-time All-Star (1969, 1972-74)
- 3-time Top 10 American League MVP (2nd, 1971; 4th, 1973; 3rd, 1974)
- 5-time Top 10 in RBI (1969, 1971-74)
- 4-time led league in games played (1968-69, 1973, 1975)
- Led league in doubles (1973)
- Led league in extra base hits (1973)
- Hit the first grand slam in Oakland's history (April 16, 1969).
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