Eugene George Oliver
Positions: Catcher, First Baseman and Leftfielder
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 2", Weight: 225 lb.
Born: March 22, 1935 in Moline, IL
High School: Alleman Catholic HS (Rock Island, IL)
School: Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)
Signed by the St. Louis Cardinals as an amateur free agent in 1956.
Debut: June 6, 1959 (Age 24.076)
vs. PHI 4 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1959 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Braves/Cardinals/Phillies/Cubs/RedSox 1959-1969
Final Game: August 24, 1969 (Age 34.155)
vs. HOU 1 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Died: March 3, 2007 in Rock Island, IL
Buried: Calvary Cemetery, Rock Island, IL
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