Kenneth Douglass Hubbs
Position: Second Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 2", Weight: 175 lb.
Born: December 23, 1941 in Riverside, CA
High School: Colton HS (Colton, CA)
School: Brigham Young University (Provo, UT)
Signed by the Chicago Cubs as an amateur free agent in 1959.
Debut: September 10, 1961 (Age 19.261, 9,501st in MLB history)
vs. PHI 3 AB, 2 H, 0 HR, 1 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1962 season [*]
Team: Cubs 1961-1963
Last Game: September 29, 1963 (Age 21.280)
vs. MLN 3 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Died: February 15, 1964 in Provo, UT
Buried: Montecito Cemetery, Colton, CA
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News -- February 2017
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News -- December 2016
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News -- November 2016
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News -- September 2016
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News -- August 2016
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News -- November 2015
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News -- May 2015
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News -- March 2015
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News -- January 2015
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News -- March 2011
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News -- December 2010
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News -- April 2011
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News -- February 2011
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