Carl Wendle Morton
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 200 lb.
Born: January 18, 1944 in Kansas City, MO
High School: Webster HS (Tulsa, OK)
Schools: University of Tulsa (Tulsa, OK), University of Oklahoma (Norman, OK)
Signed by the Milwaukee Braves as an amateur free agent in 1964.
Debut: April 11, 1969 (Age 25.083, 10,397th in MLB history)
vs. CHC 9.0 IP, 6 H, 3 SO, 3 BB, 0 ER
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1970 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Braves/Expos 1969-1976
Last Game: August 21, 1976 (Age 32.216)
vs. STL 4 AB, 3 H, 0 HR, 3 RBI, 1 SB
Died: April 12, 1983 in Tulsa, OK
Buried: Memorial Park Cemetery, Tulsa, OK
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