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Will Smith is the first player to win 3 straight World Series with 3 different teams

(SOUNDBITE OF SONG, "ALL I DO IS WIN")

T-PAIN: (Singing) All I do is win, win, win no matter what. Got money on my mind. I can never get enough.

A MARTÍNEZ, HOST:

Good morning. I'm A Martínez. That might as well be Will Smith's theme song - not actor Will Smith, relief pitcher Will Smith. He just won the World Series with the Texas Rangers after winning last year with the Houston Astros and the year before that with the Atlanta Braves. It's the first time a player has won three straight World Series with three different teams. Smith's a free agent again, so let the bidding begin.

(SOUNDBITE OF SONG, "ALL I DO IS WIN")

LUDACRIS: (Rapping) Ludacris going in on the verse...

MARTÍNEZ: It's MORNING EDITION. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.

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