Robert Sidney Hazle
Positions: Rightfielder and Pinch Hitter
Bats: Left, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 190 lb.
Born: December 9, 1930 in Laurens, SC
High School: Woodruff HS (Woodruff, SC)
School: Wofford College (Spartanburg, SC)
Signed by the Cincinnati Reds as an amateur free agent in 1950.
Debut: September 8, 1955 (Age 24.273, 8,894th in MLB history)
vs. PHI 5 AB, 1 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1957 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Braves/Tigers/Redlegs 1955-1958
Last Game: September 28, 1958 (Age 27.293)
vs. CLE 1 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Died: April 25, 1992 in Columbia, SC
Buried: Crescent Hill Memorial Gardens, Columbia, SC
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