Pee Wee Reese
Harold Henry Reese
The Little Colonel Positions: Shortstop and Third Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 10", Weight: 160 lb.
Born: July 23, 1918 in Ekron, KY High School: DuPont Manual HS (Louisville, KY) by the Signed Pittsburgh Pirates as an amateur free agent in 1938.
( All Transactions) Debut: April 23, 1940 (Age 21)
vs. BSN 3 AB, 1 H, 0 HR, 1 RBI, 0 SB Team: Dodgers 1940-1958 Final Game: September 26, 1958 (Age 40)
vs. CHC 3 AB, 1 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB Inducted into the Hall of Fame by Veteran's Committee as Player in 1984.
View at the Baseball Hall of Fame (plaque, photos, videos).
Pee Wee Reese Page
Died: August 14, 1999 in Louisville, KY Buried: Resthaven Memorial Park, Louisville, KY
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News -- May 2013
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