Roy Maxwell Alvis
Position: Third Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 11", Weight: 185 lb.
Born: February 2, 1938 in Jasper, TX
High School: Jasper HS (Jasper, TX)
School: University of Texas at Austin (Austin, TX)
Signed by the Cleveland Indians as an amateur free agent in 1958.
Debut: September 11, 1962 (Age 24.221, 9,634th in MLB history)
vs. WSA 3 AB, 1 H, 0 HR, 1 RBI, 1 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1963 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Indians/Brewers 1962-1970
Last Game: September 27, 1970 (Age 32.237)
vs. CHW 4 AB, 1 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
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News -- May 2016
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This Week in 1960s Baseball
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News -- March 2016
- 3/25 1960s Baseball Blog: Third and Long Ball:
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News -- October 2015
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News -- September 2015
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News -- June 2015
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News -- September 2014
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News -- August 2014
- 8/25 Twinstrivia.com: This Day in Twins History – August 25: 8/25/1967 – Dean Chance pitches the second no-hitter in Twins history and defeats the IndiansÂ 2-1 in the second game of...
News -- August 2013
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News -- April 2013
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News -- March 2013
- 3/28 Indians Baseball Insider: Don't knock the Rock!: Two important dates are quickly approaching – Easter Sunday and Opening Day!
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News -- June 2011
- 6/3 B-R Blog: Max Alvis and Carlos Zambrano: In 1967, Max Alvis was an All-Star 3rd baseman for the Cleveland Indians. He had 697 plate appearances, a slash line of .256/.301/.403,...