Roy David McMillan
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 11", Weight: 170 lb.
Born: July 17, 1929 in Bonham, TX
High School: Bonham HS (Bonham, TX) School: Texas A&M University (College Station, TX) by the Signed Cincinnati Reds as an amateur free agent in 1947.
( All Transactions) Debut: April 16, 1951 (Age 21.273)
vs. PIT 0 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB Exceeded rookie limits during 1951 season Rookie Status: [*]
Teams (by GP): Redlegs/Reds/Braves/Mets 1951-1966 Final Game: August 3, 1966 (Age 37.017)
vs. SFG 0 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Died: November 2, 1997 in Bonham, TX Buried: Willow Wild Cemetery, Bonham, TX
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