Lyman Wesley Bostock
Bats: Left, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 1", Weight: 180 lb.
Born: November 22, 1950 in Birmingham, AL
High School: Manual Arts HS (Los Angeles, CA)
School: California State University Northridge (Los Angeles, CA)
Drafted by the Minnesota Twins in the 26th round of the 1972 amateur draft.
Debut: April 8, 1975 (Age 24.137, 11,210th in MLB history)
vs. TEX 4 AB, 1 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1975 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Twins/Angels 1975-1978
Final Game: September 23, 1978 (Age 27.305)
vs. CHW 4 AB, 2 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Died: September 24, 1978 in Gary, IN
Buried: Inglewood Park Cemetery, Inglewood, CA
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