Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 2", Weight: 221 lb.
Born: November 16, 1932 in Kincaid, IL
High School: Northwestern HS (Detroit, MI)
Signed by the Chicago Cubs as an amateur free agent in 1950.
Debut: September 27, 1950 (Age 17.315, 8,338th in MLB history)
vs. PIT 1 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1952 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Cubs/Athletics/Tigers/Mets 1950-1962
Last Game: June 10, 1962 (Age 29.206)
vs. CHC 4 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Died: January 31, 2002 in Haines City, FL
Buried: Rolling Hills Cemetery, Winter Haven, FL
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