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Dagoberto "Bert" Campaneris was a shortstop who came up in the Athletics organization in the early 1960s, before the team moved from Kansas City to Oakland. Campaneris played for the A's from 1964 through 1976, playing on the Athletics' championship teams in the 1970s. He was a key part of the Oakland championships, despiet being overshadowed by the superstars around him. In his first game in the majors on July 23, 1964 he hit two home runs, including one on the first pitch thrown to him in the major leagues. He played for the Texas Rangers from 1976 to 1979, the California Angels in 1979 to 1981, and finished his career with the New York Yankees in 1983. Campaneris was with the Athletics when he accomplished the feat of playing every position in a game on September 8, 1965 against the California Angels. The Angels won the game 5-3 in 13 innings. Campaneris left the game with two out in the ninth. No player had done it before, and three players - Minnesota's Cesar Tovar (9/22/66), Texas' Scott Sheldon (9/6/00) and Detroit's Shane Halter (10/1/00) have done it since. No National League player has ever done it.

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