John Junior Roseboro
Bats: Left, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 11", Weight: 190 lb.
Born: May 13, 1933 in Ashland, OH
High School: Ashland HS (Ashland, OH) by the Signed Brooklyn Dodgers as an amateur free agent in 1952.
( All Transactions) Debut: June 14, 1957 (Age 24.032)
vs. STL 4 AB, 1 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB Exceeded rookie limits during 1958 season Rookie Status: [*]
Teams (by GP): Dodgers/Twins/Senators 1957-1970 Final Game: August 11, 1970 (Age 37.090)
vs. MIN 1 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Died: August 16, 2002 in Los Angeles, CA Buried: Forest Lawn-Hollywood Hills, Los Angeles, CA
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