Kenneth Jerry Adair
Casper the Friendly Ghost Positions: Second Baseman, Shortstop and Third Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 175 lb.
Born: December 17, 1936 in Sand Springs, OK
High School: Sapulpa HS (Sapulpa, OK) School: Oklahoma State University (Stillwater, OK) by the Signed Baltimore Orioles as an amateur free agent in 1958.
( All Transactions) Debut: September 2, 1958 (Age 21)
vs. WSH 0 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB Teams (by GP): Orioles/RedSox/WhiteSox/Royals 1958-1970 Final Game: May 3, 1970 (Age 33)
vs. CLE 4 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Died: May 31, 1987 in Tulsa, OK Buried: Woodland Memorial Park, Sand Springs, OK
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