Richard Raymond Radatz
The Monster or Moose Position: Pitcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 6", Weight: 230 lb.
Born: April 2, 1937 in Detroit, MI
High School: Berkley HS (Berkley, MI) School: Michigan State University (East Lansing, MI) by the Signed Boston Red Sox as an amateur free agent in 1959.
( All Transactions) Debut: April 10, 1962 (Age 25)
vs. CLE 1.0 IP, 0 H, 1 SO, 1 BB, 0 ER Teams (by GP): RedSox/Indians/Expos/Cubs/Tigers 1962-1969 Final Game: August 15, 1969 (Age 32)
vs. LAD 2.0 IP, 2 H, 2 SO, 1 BB, 1 ER
Died: March 16, 2005 in Easton, MA Buried: Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Southfield, MI
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