Norman Dalton Cash
Stormin' Norman Position: First Baseman
Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 185 lb.
Born: November 10, 1934 in Justiceburg, TX
High School: Post HS (Post, TX) School: Sul Ross State University (Alpine, TX) by the Signed Chicago White Sox as an amateur free agent in 1955.
( All Transactions) Debut: June 18, 1958 (Age 23)
vs. BOS 0 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB Teams (by GP): Tigers/WhiteSox 1958-1974 Final Game: August 6, 1974 (Age 39)
vs. CLE 1 AB, 1 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Died: October 12, 1986 in Beaver Island, MI Buried: Pine Lake Cemetery, West Bloomfield, MI
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News -- January 2014
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