Bobby Thigpen

Former Mississippi State baseball player Bobby Thigpen visits with family and friends prior the Ron Polk Ring of Honor ceremony in March.

The Diamond Dawgs were must-see baseball nationally that season with Will Clark and Rafael Palmeiro getting much of the notoriety, but the Bulldogs had stellar pieces up and down the lineup and a top notch pitching staff. Bobby Thigpen was a special case in that he hit, played defense and pitched.

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