Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 195 lb.
Born: June 8, 1925 in Philadelphia, PA
High School: Olney HS (Philadelphia, PA)
Signed by the Philadelphia Phillies as an amateur free agent in 1943.
Debut: April 28, 1946 (Age 20.324, 7,867th in MLB history)
vs. BSN 1 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1946 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Phillies/Cardinals/WhiteSox/Redlegs 1946-1959
Last Game: June 14, 1959 (Age 34.006)
vs. BAL 2 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Died: February 8, 1996 in Huntingdon Valley, PA
Buried: Hillside Cemetery, Roslyn, PA
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News -- May 2015
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News -- February 2015
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News -- May 2014
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News -- March 2014
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News -- February 2014
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News -- December 2012
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News -- April 2012
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News -- January 2012
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News -- January 2011
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