Want to collect an MLB rarity? Start collecting Leap Year players today

Al-RosenMore than 18,000 big-leaguers have taken the field since the National League was formed in 1876, and today’s the day that we can realize how unique some of those players are.

Today’s Feb. 29 — yep, it’s a Leap Year — and in 140 years of professional baseball at the highest of levels just 12 make the cut if you want a unique collection.

How? Only 12 big-leaguers were born on Feb. 29.

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