Donald Bernard Schwall
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 6", Weight: 200 lb.
Born: March 2, 1936 in Wilkes-Barre, PA
High School: Ypsilanti HS (Ypsilanti
Schools: Eastern Michigan University (Ypsilanti
, MI), University of Oklahoma (Norman
Signed by the Boston Red Sox as an amateur free agent in 1958.
Debut: May 21, 1961 (Age 25.080, 9,455th in MLB history)
vs. CHW 8.0 IP, 6 H, 4 SO, 1 BB, 1 ER, W
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1961 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Pirates/RedSox/Braves 1961-1967
Last Game: April 12, 1967 (Age 31.041)
vs. HOU 0 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
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