Richard Anthony Allen (March 8, 1942-) had a break out rookie season in 1964 when he batted .318, leading the National League with 125 runs scored, 13 triples and 352 total bases, en route to the Rookie of the Year Award. Allen played the infield corners and left field for 15 seasons with the Phillies (1963-1969, 1975-1976), Cardinals (1970), Dodgers (1971), White Sox (1972-1974) and Athletics (1977). Allen developed a problematic reputation forcing trade after trade including the trade with the Cardinals for Curt Flood, beginning the controversial reserve clause case and eventual free agency. Despite his notoriety off the field, he was a seven-time All-Star selection and captured the 1972 American League Most Valuable Player Award after posting league leading 37 home runs, 113 RBI, .603 slugging percentage and .420 on-base percentage with a .308 batting average. Allen also posted an impressive career .989 fielding percentage at he three primary positions. Dick Allen finished his career with 1,848 hits, 1,099 runs scored, 1,119 RBI, 351 home runs and a .292 career batting average.