Stephen Thomas Bilko
Position: First Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 1", Weight: 230 lb.
Born: November 13, 1928 in Nanticoke, PA
Signed by the St. Louis Cardinals as an amateur free agent in 1945.
Debut: September 22, 1949 (Age 20.313, 8,230th in MLB history)
vs. BRO 2 AB, 1 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1952 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Cardinals/Angels/Tigers/Dodgers/Cubs/... 1949-1962
Last Game: August 23, 1962 (Age 33.283)
vs. NYY 0 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Died: March 7, 1978 in Wilkes-Barre, PA
Buried: St. Joseph Catholic Church Cemetery, Nanticoke, PA
About biographical information
News -- August 2016
- 8/15 BBBaseballTalk: Reader's Blog Post from Kevin?: The below post comes from one of our readers, Kevin. A few days ago, I got bored and decided to look up how many men have...
News -- May 2015
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News -- March 2015
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News -- March 2014
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News -- July 2012
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News -- August 2011
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