Born: May 11, 1939 in Detroit, MI
High School: Cooley HS (Detroit, MI) by the Signed Baltimore Orioles as an amateur free agent in 1957.
( All Transactions) Debut: August 10, 1957 (Age 18)
vs. NYY 2.0 IP, 2 H, 0 SO, 0 BB, 0 ER Teams (by GP): Orioles/Cubs/Reds/Braves 1957-1973 Final Game: September 18, 1973 (Age 34)
vs. PHI 2 AB, 1 H, 0 HR, 1 RBI, 0 SB
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News -- February 2014
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