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Steinbrenner goes for the gusto by signing former A's slugger Reggie "Mr. October" Jackson to a five-year deal worth $2.9 million, thus ushering in the tumultous, if successful, Bronx Zoo era. Former Red ace Don Gullett (inset) is signed for six years at $2 million but spends much of his two years in the Bronx nursing arm woes.

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