Joseph Floyd Vaughan
Positions: Shortstop and Third Baseman
Bats: Left, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 10", Weight: 175 lb.
Born: March 9, 1912 in Clifty, AR
High School: Fullerton HS (Fullerton, CA)
( All Transactions) Debut: April 17, 1932 (Age 20)
vs. CIN 1 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB Teams (by GP): Pirates/Dodgers 1932-1948 Final Game: September 22, 1948 (Age 36)
vs. PIT 1 AB, 1 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Died: August 30, 1952 in Eagleville, CA Buried: Eagleville Cemetery, Eagleville, CA
Inducted into the Hall of Fame by Veteran's Committee as Player in 1985.
View at the Baseball Hall of Fame (plaque, photos, videos).
Arky Vaughan Page Relatives: Uncle of Glenn Vaughan View Player Bio from the SABR BioProject
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