Donald Albert Hoak
Tiger Position: Third Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 1", Weight: 170 lb.
Born: February 5, 1928 in Roulette, PA
High School: Roullette HS (Roullette, PA) by the Signed Brooklyn Dodgers as an amateur free agent in 1947.
( All Transactions) Debut: April 18, 1954 (Age 26)
vs. NYG 0 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB Teams (by GP): Pirates/Redlegs/Dodgers/Phillies/Cubs 1954-1964 Final Game: May 12, 1964 (Age 36)
vs. STL 1 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Died: October 9, 1969 in Pittsburgh, PA Buried: Fishing Creek Cemetery, Roulette, PA
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