Jay Hanna Dean (The Great Man)
Born: January 16, 1910 in Lucas, AR
Signed as a Free Agent with the St. Louis Cardinals in 1930. (Date given is approximate. Exact date is uncertain.) (All Transactions)
Debut: September 28, 1930 (Age 20.255, 6,127th in MLB history) vs. PIT 9.0 IP, 3 H, 5 SO, 3 BB, 1 ER, W
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1932 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Cardinals/Cubs/Browns 1930-1947
Last Game: September 28, 1947 (Age 37.255) vs. CHW 1 AB, 1 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Inducted into the Hall of Fame by BBWAA as Player in 1953 (209/264 ballots).
View Dizzy Dean Page at the Baseball Hall of Fame (plaque, photos, videos).
Died: July 17, 1974 in Reno, NV
Buried: Bond Cemetery, Bond, MS
Relatives: Brother of Paul Dean
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