Cal Ripken was on the wrapper of a chocolate-caramel-crisped rice snack in 1993. Nearly a decade later Mike Mussina lent his name to a chocolate and peanut butter log called, "Moose Bar." Both regional confections were used to raise money for non-profit groups.

But there hasn't been a true national marriage of a baseball star and a candy bar since 1977, when Reginald Martinez Jackson said "I do," to the "Reggie" bar.

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So to correct this massive oversight, here's five candy bars and their perfect pitchmen:

1) "Almond Joy," a bar for fans of Dodgers outfielder Manny Ramirez. Sometimes you feel like a nut and sometimes you just root for one.

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2) "Snickers, Hall of Fame Edition," because who has given us more chuckles during the offseason than Yankee Alex Rodriguez?

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3) "Mr. Goodbar," a party-down favorite of Sir Sidney Ponson.

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4) "Whoppers," for fans who don't have trouble swallowing Roger Clemens' stories.

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5) New and improved "Chunky," for folks who just can't get enough of CC Sabathia.

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Speaking of chunky, the most humongous baseball player in major league history, according to Baseball Almanac, was Walter Young, a 2005 Oriole who tipped the scales at 315 pounds. The previous record holder was 295-pound pitcher Walter "Jumbo" Brown, who ended his career in 1941 with, appropriately, the Giants.

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