Bobby Rhawn

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Robert John Rhawn (Rocky)

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"Hell, I could stand at home plate and spit over that wall." - comment by the losing Dodger pitcher who lost a game when Bobby Rhawn hit his only homer of the year over the Polo Grounds' 257-foot-distant right-field wall

Bobby Rhawn played for the New York Giants in 1947-49 as a utility infielder, and briefly in 1949 with the Chicago White Sox and Pittsburgh Pirates. In his first season with the Giants, he hit .311 in 13 games, and in his second he hit .273 in 36 games. In his last season, he fell under .200.

He played for the Minneapolis Millers in 1947 and 1948, hitting over .300 both times. He was with the Montreal Royals in 1950. He later played for the Toledo Mud Hens in 1952.

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