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The Opening Day starting pitcher for the Arizona Diamondbacks in their inaugural baseball games as a major league franchise was Andy Benes.

Andy Benes

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Among those who have played in 20 games or more, Reggie Jackson is the career leaders in slugging percentage in World Series play.  Jackson slugged .755 in 27 World Series games.

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Upon entering the 2012 major league baseball season, no pitcher had given up more home runs that Jamie Moyer.  Moyer has allowed 511 home runs over his 24-year career; he passed Hall of Famer Robin Roberts, in 2010, who had surrendered 505.

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Mike Piazza holds the record for most career home runs by a catcher.  Piazza hit 427 round-trippers over the course of his career and surpassed Johnny Bench who had 389.