Donn Alvin Clendenon
Position: First Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 4", Weight: 209 lb.
Born: July 15, 1935 in Neosho, MO
High School: Booker T. Washington HS (Atlanta, GA) Schools: Duquesne University (Pittsburgh, PA), Morehouse College (Atlanta, GA) by the Signed Pittsburgh Pirates as an amateur free agent in 1957.
( All Transactions) Debut: September 22, 1961 (Age 26)
vs. PHI 3 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB Lost 1962 Rookie Status: [*]
Teams (by GP): Pirates/Mets/Cardinals/Expos 1961-1972 Final Game: August 5, 1972 (Age 37)
vs. PHI 4 AB, 1 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Died: September 17, 2005 in Sioux Falls, SD Cremated
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News -- April 2014
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