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Josh Reddick Gives His Jersey Number to Billy Butler

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When the A's signed Billy Butler to a three-year, $30 million deal, they quickly ran into a minor issue: Butler and current A's star Josh Reddick both wear number 16. Luckily, Reddick was quick to find a generous solution for his new teammate.

When the A's signed Billy Butler to a three-year, $30 million deal, they quickly ran into a minor issue: Butler and current A's star Josh Reddick both wear number 16. Luckily, Reddick was quick to find a generous solution for his new teammate.

It's not the first notable story to come out of the Butler signing.

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