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Mike Easler

Michael Anthony Easler (Hit Man)

Positions: Leftfielder and Designated Hitter
Bats: Left, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 190 lb.

Born: November 29, 1950 in Cleveland, OH
High School: Benedictine HS (Cleveland, OH)
School: Cleveland State University (Cleveland, OH)
Drafted
by the Houston Astros in the 14th round of the 1969 amateur draft.
Signed July 4, 1969. (All Transactions)
Debut: September 5, 1973 (Age 22.280)   vs. CIN 1 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1979 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Pirates/RedSox/Yankees/Phillies/Astros/... 1973-1987
Agents: Steve Greenberg [*]
Final Game: October 4, 1987 (Age 36.309)   vs. BAL 1 AB, 1 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Relatives: Brother-In-Law of Cliff Johnson
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Career Home Runs

For all seasons after 1973, the play-by-play data is complete (summary of missing data for pre-1974). For some games from 1954 to 1973, we do not have complete play-by-play.

Mike Easler: 118 Career Home Runs

0 leading off, 3 walk-off, 11 tying, 40 go ahead
4 Tms
PIT56
BOS43
NYY18
PHI1
 
vs RHP105
vs LHP13
 
Away63
Home55
 
Leverage
High Lev28
Medium Lev44
Low Lev46
25 Opps
NYM11
MON9
OAK8
CAL7
SEA7
ATL7
TOR7
CHC6
CIN6
PHI6
TEX5
CHW5
MIL5
HOU4
MIN3
SDP3
KCR3
CLE3
SFG2
NYY2
87 Pitchers
Scott Sanderson5
Ray Burris5
Mike Krukow3
Mike Witt3
Mario Soto3
Doyle Alexander3
Keith Atherton2
Tim Leary2
Bob Walk2
Mike Scott2
Doug Bair2
Joaquin Andujar2
Preston Hanna2
Jim Beattie2
Joe Cowley2
Pete Ladd2
Bert Blyleven2
Floyd Bannister2
Craig Swan2
Tom Seaver2
25 Parks
3 Rivers Std26
Fenway Pk20
Yankee Stad10
Shea Stad6
Angel Stad6
VeteransStad5
Stade Olymp.5
Atl-Fulton4
Kingdome4
Cinergy Fld4
NetworkAssoc3
Arlington3
Exhibit Stad3
Metrodome2
Comiskey Pk2
County Stad2
ClevelandStd2
Tiger Stad2
Candlestick2
Wrigley Fld2
Where Hit
Unk63
924
815
710
895
781
General field locations when available.
 
 
Game Totals
1·HR gms108
2·HR gms5
Gms w/ this # = 0 are not shown.
 
OrderPos
5th64
6th25
4th17
9th6
3rd3
2nd2
7th1
Outs
048
136
234
 
DefPos
Unk50
LF49
RF9
PH6
1B4
Bases
---71
1--22
12-10
-2-7
1235
--33
 
185 RBI
RISP25
0 on71
1 on32
2 on10
3 on5
Any on47
Inning
19
223
310
48
516
613
712
814
911
Extra2
 
1-342
4-637
7-end39
RelScore
+4..12
+38
+27
+116
Tied34
-115
-27
-36
-4..13
 
Ahead43
Tied34
Behind41
Before event, for batter

Play By Play

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1977 HRs #car #yr #gm Date @Bat   Pitcher Score Inn Out RoB RBI BOP Pos WPA bWE Notes Play Description
1 1 1 1 1977-10-02 (1) PIT CHC Ray Burris tied 0-0 b 2 0 --- 1 4 7 0.107 66% Home Run (Line Drive)
1979 HRs #car #yr #gm Date @Bat   Pitcher Score Inn Out RoB RBI BOP Pos WPA bWE Notes Play Description
2 2 1 1 1979-05-16 PIT NYM Skip Lockwood tied 3-3 b 13 0 --- 1 9 PH 0.364 100% Walk-Off Home Run
3 3 2 1 1979-05-25 PIT @ NYM Craig Swan behind 0-1 t 8 2 1-- 2 9 PH 0.550 73% Home Run; Lacy Scores
1980 HRs #car #yr #gm Date @Bat   Pitcher Score Inn Out RoB RBI BOP Pos WPA bWE Notes Play Description
4 4 1 1 1980-04-14 PIT CHC Bill Caudill ahead 3-2 b 7 0 --- 1 9 PH 0.098 90% Home Run
5 5 2 1 1980-04-22 PIT @ MON Scott Sanderson ahead 1-0 t 1 0 12- 3 4 7 0.161 85% Home Run; Foli Scores; Parker Scores
6 6 3 2 1980-04-22 PIT @ MON Scott Sanderson ahead 4-0 t 5 2 --- 1 4 7 0.041 94% Home Run
7 7 4 1 1980-05-21 (1) PIT SDP Rollie Fingers behind 2-3 b 9 0 --- 1 9 PH 0.443 63% Home Run
8 8 5 1 1980-05-30 PIT NYM Pat Zachry behind 0-5 b 5 0 --- 1 5 7 0.043 11% Home Run
9 9 6 1 1980-06-08 (1) PIT @ NYM Ray Burris behind 0-2 t 5 0 --- 1 5 7 0.120 34% Home Run
10 10 7 2 1980-06-08 (1) PIT @ NYM Ray Burris behind 1-2 t 6 2 12- 3 5 7 0.463 78% Home Run; Parker Scores; Stargell Scores
11 11 8 1 1980-06-08 (2) PIT @ NYM Pete Falcone ahead 2-0 t 9 0 --- 1 5 7 0.036 97% Home Run
12 12 9 1 1980-06-10 PIT @ CIN Mario Soto ahead 4-2 t 8 2 --- 1 5 7 0.070 93% Home Run (CF-RF)
13 13 10 1 1980-06-12 PIT @ CIN Doug Bair ahead 9-5 t 7 2 --- 1 5 7 0.027 97% Home Run
14 14 11 1 1980-06-20 PIT @ HOU Ken Forsch behind 0-6 t 3 2 -2- 2 3 7 0.052 9% Home Run; Moreno Scores
15 15 12 1 1980-07-11 PIT @ NYM Craig Swan ahead 1-0 t 3 1 12- 3 5 7 0.211 87% Home Run; Parker Scores; Milner Scores
16 16 13 1 1980-07-20 (1) PIT LAD Burt Hooton behind 0-1 b 4 1 1-- 2 5 7 0.254 67% Home Run; Milner Scores
17 17 14 1 1980-08-06 (1) PIT @ CHC Dennis Lamp behind 0-2 t 2 0 --- 1 5 7 0.098 39% Home Run
18 18 15 1 1980-08-12 PIT NYM Ray Burris behind 0-3 b 9 0 --- 1 3 9 0.046 8% Home Run
19 19 16 1 1980-08-15 PIT MON Steve Rogers tied 0-0 b 2 0 --- 1 5 7 0.113 66% Home Run (LF-CF)
20 20 17 1 1980-09-01 (2) PIT HOU Gordie Pladson tied 3-3 b 5 2 --- 1 4 9 0.168 68% Home Run
21 21 18 1 1980-09-03 PIT HOU Joaquin Andujar ahead 1-0 b 1 2 1-- 2 5 7 0.169 80% Home Run; Parker Scores
22 22 19 1 1980-09-13 PIT @ MON Steve Rogers tied 0-0 t 2 0 --- 1 4 7 0.113 61% Home Run (CF-RF)
23 23 20 1 1980-09-22 PIT MON Scott Sanderson ahead 2-1 b 7 2 -2- 2 4 7 0.152 94% Home Run; Parker Scores
24 24 21 1 1980-09-28 PIT @ CHC Mike Krukow tied 0-0 t 4 1 --- 1 4 9 0.134 61% Home Run
1981 HRs #car #yr #gm Date @Bat   Pitcher Score Inn Out RoB RBI BOP Pos WPA bWE Notes Play Description
25 25 1 1 1981-05-06 PIT @ CIN Doug Bair ahead 7-4 t 7 2 --- 1 5 7 0.048 95% Home Run (CF-RF)
26 26 2 1 1981-05-13 PIT @ ATL Rick Camp tied 4-4 t 8 1 --- 1 5 9 0.288 74% Home Run
27 27 3 1 1981-05-17 PIT CIN Mario Soto behind 1-4 b 8 0 1-- 2 3 9 0.164 28% Home Run; Foli Scores
28 28 4 1 1981-05-20 PIT ATL Bob Walk tied 0-0 b 1 2 12- 3 5 9 0.261 80% Home Run (Deep CF-RF); Foli Scores; Thompson Scores
29 29 5 2 1981-05-20 PIT ATL Preston Hanna ahead 5-1 b 3 1 --- 1 5 9 0.038 94% Home Run (Deep CF)
30 30 6 1 1981-05-29 PIT @ MON Scott Sanderson behind 0-1 t 2 0 --- 1 5 7 0.115 50% Home Run (Deep RF)
31 31 7 1 1981-08-12 PIT MON Ray Burris behind 0-2 b 4 0 --- 1 5 7 0.124 41% Home Run
1982 HRs #car #yr #gm Date @Bat   Pitcher Score Inn Out RoB RBI BOP Pos WPA bWE Notes Play Description
32 32 1 1 1982-04-26 PIT @ ATL Preston Hanna behind 2-4 t 7 1 --- 1 6 7 0.114 25% Home Run
33 33 2 1 1982-04-30 PIT HOU Don Sutton behind 1-4 b 7 1 1-- 2 6 7 0.182 30% Home Run; Madlock Scores/unER
34 34 3 1 1982-05-04 PIT ATL Joe Cowley ahead 3-1 b 3 1 123 4 6 7 0.123 96% Home Run; Ray Scores; Thompson Scores; Madlock Scores
35 35 4 1 1982-06-18 PIT PHI Mike Krukow behind 0-7 b 5 0 --- 1 5 7 0.016 4% Home Run
36 36 5 1 1982-06-23 PIT CHC Tom Filer tied 0-0 b 2 1 1-- 2 6 7 0.189 74% Home Run; Parker Scores
37 37 6 1 1982-07-04 (2) PIT MON Bill Gullickson ahead 2-0 b 3 2 --3 2 6 7 0.124 89% Home Run; Madlock Scores
38 38 7 1 1982-07-09 PIT @ ATL Bob Walk ahead 1-0 t 2 0 --- 1 6 7 0.099 71% Home Run
39 39 8 1 1982-08-06 (1) PIT NYM Mike Scott ahead 1-0 b 2 0 --- 1 5 7 0.095 76% Home Run
40 40 9 1 1982-08-09 (2) PIT @ PHI Sid Monge behind 1-5 t 6 1 1-- 2 5 7 0.102 18% Home Run; Thompson Scores
41 41 10 1 1982-08-10 PIT @ PHI Marty Bystrom behind 1-5 t 4 1 --- 1 5 7 0.056 15% Home Run
42 42 11 1 1982-08-21 PIT LAD Steve Howe tied 1-1 b 8 2 --- 1 7 7 0.326 85% Home Run
43 43 12 1 1982-08-31 PIT @ SDP John Montefusco ahead 4-0 t 5 2 1-- 2 6 7 0.060 97% Home Run; Lacy Scores
44 44 13 1 1982-09-07 PIT NYM Mike Scott tied 3-3 b 4 2 --- 1 2 7 0.144 66% Home Run
45 45 14 1 1982-09-10 PIT PHI Dick Ruthven behind 0-4 b 2 0 -2- 2 5 7 0.115 33% Home Run; Thompson Scores
46 46 15 1 1982-09-19 PIT @ PHI Mike Krukow tied 0-0 t 2 1 1-- 2 6 7 0.190 69% Home Run; Thompson Scores
1983 HRs #car #yr #gm Date @Bat   Pitcher Score Inn Out RoB RBI BOP Pos WPA bWE Notes Play Description
47 47 1 1 1983-05-17 PIT CIN Mario Soto behind 0-1 b 5 0 --- 1 6 7 0.161 56% Home Run
48 48 2 1 1983-05-26 PIT @ CIN Charlie Puleo ahead 4-1 t 6 0 -2- 2 6 7 0.056 96% Home Run; Parker Scores
49 49 3 1 1983-06-12 PIT @ PHI John Denny tied 1-1 t 6 0 12- 3 6 7 0.246 88% Home Run; Thompson Scores; Parker Scores
50 50 4 1 1983-06-27 PIT @ STL Joaquin Andujar ahead 1-0 t 2 0 --- 1 5 7 0.100 71% Home Run
51 51 5 1 1983-07-11 PIT @ SFG Fred Breining tied 2-2 t 9 0 --- 1 5 7 0.351 85% Home Run
52 52 6 1 1983-07-13 PIT @ SFG Greg Minton tied 6-6 t 9 2 --- 1 2 7 0.422 83% Home Run
53 53 7 1 1983-07-26 (2) PIT SDP Ed Whitson ahead 6-0 b 3 0 1-- 2 6 7 0.020 99% Home Run; Parker Scores
54 54 8 1 1983-07-29 PIT @ NYM Tom Seaver behind 0-1 t 2 2 --- 1 6 7 0.114 46% Home Run
55 55 9 1 1983-09-03 PIT @ ATL Steve Bedrosian tied 2-2 t 7 2 123 4 9 PH 0.402 94% Home Run; Thompson Scores; Ray Scores; Pena Scores
56 56 10 1 1983-09-23 PIT @ MON Scott Sanderson tied 0-0 t 1 1 123 4 5 7 0.235 84% Home Run; Wynne Scores; Ray Scores; Thompson Scores
1984 HRs #car #yr #gm Date @Bat   Pitcher Score Inn Out RoB RBI BOP Pos WPA bWE Notes Play Description
57 57 1 1 1984-04-04 BOS @ CAL Luis Sanchez behind 0-1 t 9 1 1-- 2 5 DH 0.655 82% Home Run; Boggs Scores
58 58 2 1 1984-04-22 BOS OAK Keith Atherton ahead 10-8 b 8 1 -2- 2 5 3 0.042 99% Home Run; Boggs Scores
59 59 3 1 1984-04-27 BOS @ CHW LaMarr Hoyt ahead 2-1 t 4 1 --- 1 5 3 0.111 71% Home Run
60 60 4 1 1984-05-06 BOS CHW Floyd Bannister ahead 1-0 b 2 0 --- 1 5 3 0.091 75% Home Run
61 61 5 2 1984-05-06 BOS CHW Floyd Bannister ahead 2-0 b 6 1 --- 1 5 3 0.072 90% Home Run
62 62 6 1 1984-05-25 BOS KCR Bret Saberhagen behind 1-4 b 3 2 1-- 2 6 DH 0.180 39% Home Run; Gedman Scores
63 63 7 1 1984-06-02 BOS @ MIL Chuck Porter ahead 4-1 t 6 1 --- 1 5 DH 0.057 92% Home Run
64 64 8 1 1984-06-06 BOS @ NYY Jose Rijo tied 0-0 t 2 1 --- 1 5 DH 0.112 59% Home Run
65 65 9 1 1984-06-07 BOS MIL Pete Ladd behind 1-6 b 8 2 1-- 2 5 DH 0.031 4% Home Run; Rice Scores
66 66 10 1 1984-06-09 BOS MIL Pete Ladd ahead 12-6 b 7 2 12- 3 5 DH 0.006 100% Home Run; Rice Scores; Armas Scores
67 67 11 1 1984-06-19 BOS BAL Tom Underwood ahead 6-1 b 7 1 --- 1 5 DH 0.008 99% Home Run
68 68 12 1 1984-06-21 BOS TOR Luis Leal behind 1-2 b 8 0 --- 1 5 DH 0.298 61% Home Run
69 69 13 1 1984-06-29 BOS SEA Ed Vande Berg ahead 2-1 b 6 1 --- 1 5 DH 0.113 83% Home Run
70 70 14 1 1984-07-02 BOS OAK Keith Atherton behind 5-6 b 8 0 --- 1 5 DH 0.298 61% Home Run
71 71 15 1 1984-07-03 BOS OAK Tim Conroy behind 2-4 b 5 2 1-- 2 5 DH 0.262 52% Home Run; Armas Scores
72 72 16 1 1984-07-04 BOS OAK Chris Codiroli ahead 1-0 b 1 2 1-- 2 5 DH 0.160 78% Home Run; Rice Scores
73 73 17 1 1984-07-12 BOS @ SEA Mike Stanton behind 1-3 t 9 2 --- 1 5 DH 0.024 4% Home Run
74 74 18 1 1984-07-13 BOS @ SEA Roy Thomas ahead 8-5 t 9 1 --- 1 5 DH 0.020 98% Home Run
75 75 19 1 1984-07-15 BOS @ SEA Jim Beattie ahead 4-1 t 5 2 --3 2 5 DH 0.094 93% Home Run; Rice Scores
76 76 20 1 1984-07-25 BOS CHW Jerry Don Gleaton tied 2-2 b 12 0 --- 1 5 DH 0.359 100% Walk-Off Home Run
77 77 21 1 1984-08-20 BOS KCR Mark Gubicza behind 0-6 b 4 0 --- 1 4 DH 0.035 9% Home Run
78 78 22 1 1984-09-01 BOS @ CLE Bert Blyleven tied 1-1 t 6 2 12- 3 5 DH 0.357 85% Home Run; Rice Scores; Armas Scores
79 79 23 1 1984-09-17 BOS @ TOR Doyle Alexander tied 2-2 t 7 0 --- 1 5 DH 0.192 69% Home Run
80 80 24 1 1984-09-18 BOS @ TOR Jim Gott ahead 9-2 t 6 2 --- 1 5 DH 0.008 99% Home Run
81 81 25 1 1984-09-19 BOS @ TOR Ron Musselman ahead 7-1 t 5 1 --3 2 5 DH 0.016 99% Home Run; Armas Scores
82 82 26 1 1984-09-25 BOS TOR Bryan Clark ahead 11-4 b 8 1 --- 1 5 DH 0.001 100% Home Run
83 83 27 1 1984-09-26 BOS TOR Doyle Alexander behind 0-1 b 2 0 1-- 2 5 DH 0.172 66% Home Run; Armas Scores
1985 HRs #car #yr #gm Date @Bat   Pitcher Score Inn Out RoB RBI BOP Pos WPA bWE Notes Play Description
84 84 1 1 1985-04-20 BOS @ CHW Tom Seaver tied 3-3 t 5 2 --- 1 4 DH 0.145 59% Home Run
85 85 2 1 1985-04-23 BOS @ NYY Joe Cowley ahead 1-0 t 3 2 --- 1 4 DH 0.109 69% Home Run
86 86 3 1 1985-04-29 BOS @ CAL Ron Romanick tied 5-5 t 3 0 --- 1 5 DH 0.112 61% Home Run
87 87 4 1 1985-04-30 BOS @ CAL Mike Witt tied 0-0 t 4 0 --- 1 5 DH 0.124 62% Home Run
88 88 5 1 1985-05-03 BOS @ OAK Mike Warren ahead 3-0 t 5 1 -2- 2 5 DH 0.081 94% Home Run; Armas Scores
89 89 6 2 1985-05-03 BOS @ OAK Tom Tellmann ahead 8-0 t 6 0 1-- 2 5 DH 0.004 100% Home Run; Armas Scores
90 90 7 1 1985-05-31 BOS TEX Mike Mason behind 0-1 b 5 1 --- 1 6 DH 0.152 54% Home Run
91 91 8 1 1985-06-15 BOS TOR Doyle Alexander tied 0-0 b 5 0 --- 1 5 DH 0.138 71% Home Run
92 92 9 1 1985-07-04 BOS @ CAL Urbano Lugo behind 1-2 t 6 1 12- 3 5 DH 0.361 76% Home Run; Boggs Scores; Rice Scores
93 93 10 1 1985-07-23 BOS OAK Rick Langford behind 0-1 b 2 0 --- 1 5 DH 0.106 55% Home Run
94 94 11 1 1985-07-26 BOS SEA Jim Beattie tied 0-0 b 2 1 --- 1 5 DH 0.106 63% Home Run
95 95 12 1 1985-08-04 BOS @ KCR Dan Quisenberry behind 2-3 t 9 1 --- 1 9 PH 0.351 44% Home Run
96 96 13 1 1985-08-31 (1) BOS @ MIN Bert Blyleven behind 0-4 t 6 2 123 4 6 DH 0.329 44% Home Run; Boggs Scores/unER; Buckner Scores/unER; Armas Scores/unER; Easler Scores/unER
97 97 14 1 1985-09-02 BOS @ TEX Chris Welsh ahead 3-0 t 3 1 123 4 6 DH 0.108 96% Home Run; Boggs Scores; Buckner Scores; Armas Scores
98 98 15 1 1985-09-13 BOS @ MIL Tim Leary behind 1-6 t 7 0 --- 1 6 DH 0.027 6% Home Run
99 99 16 1 1985-09-29 BOS @ DET Juan Berenguer tied 0-0 t 2 0 1-- 2 6 7 0.162 70% Home Run; Gedman Scores
1986 HRs #car #yr #gm Date @Bat   Pitcher Score Inn Out RoB RBI BOP Pos WPA bWE Notes Play Description
100 100 1 1 1986-04-29 NYY MIN John Butcher behind 4-6 b 6 0 --- 1 4 DH 0.137 40% Home Run
101 101 2 1 1986-05-11 (2) NYY @ TEX Jose Guzman tied 0-0 t 2 0 --- 1 5 9 0.102 60% Home Run
102 102 3 1 1986-05-26 NYY CAL Mike Witt tied 0-0 b 1 2 12- 3 5 9 0.243 79% Home Run; Randolph Scores; Mattingly Scores
103 103 4 1 1986-05-28 NYY @ SEA Mike Morgan ahead 1-0 t 1 1 -2- 2 4 DH 0.137 75% Home Run; Randolph Scores
104 104 5 1 1986-06-04 NYY @ CAL T.R. Bryden ahead 8-0 t 8 1 1-- 2 4 DH 0.001 100% Home Run; Mattingly Scores
105 105 6 1 1986-06-14 NYY @ BAL Nate Snell ahead 3-2 t 8 0 --- 1 5 DH 0.118 86% Home Run
106 106 7 1 1986-07-10 NYY @ MIN Frank Viola tied 0-0 t 2 1 --- 1 6 DH 0.105 58% Home Run
107 107 8 1 1986-07-21 NYY TEX Dale Mohorcic ahead 7-4 b 7 0 --- 1 4 DH 0.029 97% Home Run
108 108 9 1 1986-08-01 (2) NYY @ CLE Tom Candiotti tied 0-0 t 2 0 --- 1 4 7 0.104 60% Home Run
109 109 10 1 1986-08-07 NYY MIL Tim Leary behind 1-5 b 5 0 --- 1 6 DH 0.069 19% Home Run
110 110 11 1 1986-08-12 NYY CLE Rich Yett ahead 5-4 b 5 1 --- 1 6 DH 0.111 80% Home Run
111 111 12 1 1986-09-06 NYY @ CAL Mike Witt behind 0-8 t 8 0 --- 1 6 DH 0.002 0% Home Run (CF-RF)
112 112 13 1 1986-09-14 NYY BOS Al Nipper behind 0-3 b 1 2 1-- 2 4 DH 0.166 41% Home Run; Pasqua Scores
113 113 14 1 1986-09-19 NYY @ DET Dan Petry behind 1-7 t 8 2 1-- 2 4 DH 0.011 2% Home Run; Mattingly Scores
1987 HRs #car #yr #gm Date @Bat   Pitcher Score Inn Out RoB RBI BOP Pos WPA bWE Notes Play Description
114 114 1 1 1987-04-10 PHI CHC Ed Lynch behind 0-3 b 2 0 --- 1 5 7 0.088 34% Home Run
115 115 2 1 1987-07-19 NYY @ TEX Greg Harris tied 0-0 t 2 1 --- 1 5 7 0.101 58% Home Run (Fly Ball to Deep CF)
116 116 3 1 1987-08-23 NYY @ OAK Jay Howell ahead 2-0 t 9 0 --- 1 6 DH 0.041 97% Home Run
117 117 4 1 1987-08-29 (2) NYY SEA Mike Campbell tied 0-0 b 1 2 12- 3 5 7 0.235 78% Home Run; Mattingly Scores/unER; Pagliarulo Scores/unER; Easler Scores/unER
118 118 5 1 1987-09-28 NYY BOS Calvin Schiraldi tied 7-7 b 9 1 1-- 2 6 DH 0.359 100% Walk-Off Home Run; Royster Scores

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