In the flavor of Father’s Day this weekend, we take a look back some of the most important and productive fathers of big leaguers in baseball history. The 10 duos make up some of the most famous pairs in baseball history. In some cases the son outperformed the father, others the father was the standard-bearer in the family.

In this list, however, we take a look specifically at the dads. For these sons could never had their careers if not for their fathers paving the way. There have been more than 10 dads who have fathered future big leaguers, but this is a look at the 10 BEST fathers who later watched their sons suit up in Major League Baseball.

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