Biographical Information

Biographical Information
Rk Name Age Debut Last Game Pos Tm WAR Ht Wt B T Birthdate Birthplace Draft/Signing Schools High School Given Name
1Cliff Aberson25.324Jul 18May 9, 19497CHC0.16-0200RRAug 28, 1921Chicago, IL, USSigned by the Chicago Cubs as an amateur free agent in 1941.Senn HS (Chicago, IL)Clifford Alexander
2Dick Adams27.042May 20Sep 28, 19473/97PHA-0.26-0185RLApr 8, 1920Tuolumne, CA, USUniversity of the Pacific (Stockton, CA), Whittier College (Whittier, CA)Richard Leroy
3Jack Albright25.323May 19Jul 27, 19476PHI0.15-9175RRJun 30, 1921St. Petersburg, FL, USUniversity of California, Berkeley (Berkeley, CA)Harold John
4Hub Andrews24.232Apr 20Apr 30, 1948/1NYG0.06-0170RRAug 31, 1922Burbank, OK, USIndependence Community College (Independence, KS)Ponca City HS (Ponca City, OK)Hubert Carl
5Rugger Ardizoia27.161Apr 30Apr 30, 1947/1NYY0.05-11180RRNov 20, 1919Oleggio, Novara, ITCommerce HS (San Francisco, CA)Rinaldo Joseph
6Tex Aulds26.148May 25Jun 22, 1947/2BOS0.06-2185RRDec 28, 1920Farmerville, LA, USLeycester Doyle
7Bill Ayers27.202Apr 17Jul 13, 19471NYG-1.16-3185RRSep 27, 1919Newnan, GA, USWilliam Oscar
8Dan Bankhead27.115Aug 26Jul 18, 1951/1BRO-2.16-1184RRMay 3, 1920Empire, AL, USDaniel Robert
9Jack Banta22.086Sep 18Jun 21, 1950/1BRO2.36-2175LRJun 24, 1925Hutchinson, KS, USSigned by the Brooklyn Dodgers as an amateur free agent in 1944.Hutchinson HS (Hutchinson, KS)Jackie Kay
10Matt Batts25.329Sep 10May 8, 1956/2BOS1.85-11200RROct 16, 1921San Antonio, TX, USSigned by the Boston Red Sox as an amateur free agent in 1942.Baylor University (Waco, TX)San Antonio Technology Academy (San Antonio, TX)Matthew Daniel
11Frank Baumholtz28.190Apr 15May 26, 1957*98CIN8.05-10175LLOct 7, 1918Midvale, OH, USSigned by the Cincinnati Reds as an amateur free agent in 1941.Ohio University (Athens, OH)Midvale HS (Midvale, OH)Frank Conrad
12Gene Bearden26.247May 10Sep 5, 1953/1CLE6.36-3198LLSep 5, 1920Lexa, AR, USSigned by the Philadelphia Phillies as an amateur free agent in 1939.Henry Eugene
13Lou Brissie23.115Sep 28Sep 1, 1953/1PHA8.76-4210LLJun 5, 1924Anderson, SC, USSigned by the Philadelphia Athletics as an amateur free agent in 1946. (Date given is approximate. Exact date is uncertain.)Erskine College (Due West, SC), Presbyterian College (Clinton, SC)Ware Shoals HS (Ware Shoals, SC)Leland Victor
14Walter Brown32.023May 16Sep 24, 19471SLB0.15-11175RRApr 23, 1915Jamestown, NY, USWalter Irving
15Willard Brown32.023Jul 19Aug 17, 19479/8SLB-0.65-11200RRJun 26, 1915Shreveport, LA, USSigned as a Free Agent with the St. Louis Browns in 1947.Willard Jessie
16Scott Cary24.020May 1Sep 17, 19471WSH-0.65-11168LLApr 11, 1923Kendallville, IN, USScott Russell
17Pete Castiglione26.209Sep 10Apr 25, 19546PIT0.65-11175RRFeb 13, 1921Greenwich, CT, USSigned by the Pittsburgh Pirates as an amateur free agent in 1940.Greenwich HS (Greenwich, CT)Peter Paul
18Ed Chandler30.060Apr 18Jun 14, 19471BRO-0.56-2190RRFeb 17, 1917Pinson, AL, USEdward Oliver
19Allie Clark24.050Aug 5Jun 5, 19539/7NYY-0.36-0185RRJun 16, 1923South Amboy, NJ, USSigned by the New York Yankees as an amateur free agent in 1941.St. Mary's HS (South Amboy, NJ)Alfred Aloysius
20Ray Coleman24.322Apr 22Sep 26, 195297SLB-1.45-11170LRJun 4, 1922Dunsmuir, CA, USSigned by the St. Louis Browns as an amateur free agent in 1940.Raymond Leroy
21Merl Combs27.275Sep 12Sep 28, 19525BOS-0.26-0172LRDec 11, 1919Los Angeles, CA, USSigned by the Boston Red Sox as an amateur free agent in 1941.University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)Fremont HS (Los Angeles, CA)Merrill Russell
22Bernie Creger20.039Apr 29Sep 28, 19476STL-0.36-0175RRMar 21, 1927Wytheville, VA, USBernard Odell
23Perry Currin18.275Jun 29Sep 17, 1947/6SLB0.06-0175LRSep 27, 1928Washington, DC, USWashington-Lee HS (Arlington, VA)Perry Gilmore
24Cot Deal24.231Sep 11Sep 9, 1954/1BOS-1.65-10185BRJan 23, 1923Arapaho, OK, USSigned by the Pittsburgh Pirates as an amateur free agent in 1940.Oklahoma City University (Oklahoma City, OK)Central HS (Oklahoma City, OK)Ellis Ferguson
25Sam Dente25.075Jul 10Sep 13, 19555BOS-3.35-11175RRApr 26, 1922Harrison, NJ, USSigned by the Boston Red Sox as an amateur free agent in 1941.Fairleigh Dickinson University (Teaneck, NJ)Kearny HS (Kearny, NJ)Samuel Joseph
26Chuck Diering24.069Apr 15Jun 24, 1956987STL1.25-10165RRFeb 5, 1923St. Louis, MO, USSigned by the St. Louis Cardinals as an amateur free agent in 1941.Beaumont HS (St. Louis, MO)Charles Edward Allen
27Larry Doby23.204Jul 5Jul 26, 1959/436CLE49.36-1180LRDec 13, 1923Camden, SC, USSigned as a Free Agent with the Cleveland Indians in 1947.Long Island University, Brooklyn Campus (Brooklyn, NY)Eastside HS (Paterson, NJ)Lawrence Eugene
28Fritz Dorish25.276Apr 15Sep 28, 19561BOS8.15-11204RRJul 13, 1921Swoyersville, PA, USSigned by the Boston Red Sox as an amateur free agent in 1941.Swoyersville HS (Swoyersville, PA)Harry
29Buzz Dozier19.012Sep 12Sep 20, 1949/1WSH0.06-3185RRAug 31, 1928Waco, TX, USSigned by the Washington Senators as an amateur free agent in 1947. (Date given is approximate. Exact date is uncertain.)Baylor University (Waco, TX)William Joseph
30Glenn Elliott27.157Apr 17Sep 29, 19491BSN0.85-10170BLNov 11, 1919Sapulpa, OK, USOregon State University (Corvallis, OR)Myrtle Creek HS (Myrtle Creek, OR)Herbert Glenn
31Eddie Erautt22.202Apr 16Sep 22, 19531CIN0.95-11185RRSep 26, 1924Portland, OR, USLincoln HS (Portland, OR)Edward Lorenz Sebastian
32Cal Ermer23.320Sep 26Sep 26, 1947/4WSH-0.16-0175RRNov 10, 1923Baltimore, MD, USCalvin Coolidge
33Ferris Fain26.017Apr 15Sep 24, 1955*3PHA27.25-11180LLMar 29, 1921San Antonio, TX, USRoosevelt HS (Oakland, CA)Ferris Roy
34Tommy Fine32.198Apr 26Jun 28, 1950/1BOS-0.66-0180BROct 10, 1914Cleburne, TX, USSigned by the Boston Red Sox as an amateur free agent in 1939.Baylor University (Waco, TX)Thomas Morgan
35Nellie Fox19.165Jun 8Jul 25, 1965/4PHA49.55-10160LRDec 25, 1927St. Thomas, PA, USSigned by the Philadelphia Athletics as an amateur free agent in 1944.Jacob Nelson
36Joe Frazier24.329Aug 31Sep 30, 1956/9CLE0.36-0180LROct 6, 1922Liberty, NC, USSigned by the Cleveland Indians as an amateur free agent in 1941.Joseph Filmore
37Gary Gearhart23.251Apr 18Sep 28, 194787NYG0.25-11180RLAug 10, 1923New Lebanon, OH, USLloyd William
38Pete Gebrian23.269May 6Sep 24, 19471CHW-0.66-0170RRAug 10, 1923Bayonne, NJ, USBayonne HS (Bayonne, NJ)Peter
39Billy Goodman21.028Apr 19Sep 30, 1962/9BOS27.05-11165LRMar 22, 1926Concord, NC, USWinecoff HS (Concord, NC)William Dale
40Ernest Groth25.131Sep 11May 4, 1949/1CLE0.05-9185RRMay 3, 1922Beaver Falls, PA, USErnest William
41Clint Hartung24.248Apr 15Sep 28, 19521/7NYG0.56-5210RRAug 10, 1922Hondo, TX, USSigned by the New York Giants as an amateur free agent in 1942.Hondo HS (Hondo, TX)Clinton Clarence
42Phil Haugstad23.190Sep 1Jul 1, 1952/1BRO-0.56-2165RRFeb 23, 1924Black River Falls, WI, USSigned by the Brooklyn Dodgers as an amateur free agent in 1946.Philip Donald
43Jim Hearn26.006Apr 17May 15, 19591STL15.86-3205RRApr 11, 1921Atlanta, GA, USSigned by the St. Louis Cardinals as an amateur free agent in 1942.Georgia Institute of Technology (Atlanta, GA)James Tolbert
44Ralph Houk27.260Apr 26May 1, 19542NYY0.15-11193RRAug 9, 1919Lawrence, KS, USSigned by the New York Yankees as an amateur free agent in 1939.Lawrence HS (Lawrence, KS)Ralph George
45Dixie Howell27.012May 6Sep 8, 19562PIT-1.35-11190RRApr 24, 1920Louisville, KY, USMale HS (Louisville, KY)Homer Elliott
46Larry Jansen26.275Apr 17Sep 25, 19561NYG21.66-2190RRJul 16, 1920Verboort, OR, USSigned by the Boston Red Sox as an amateur free agent in 1940.Forest Grove HS (Forest Grove, OR)Lawrence Joseph
47Don Johnson20.159Apr 20Sep 24, 19581NYY-1.26-3200RRNov 12, 1926Portland, OR, USSigned by the New York Yankees as an amateur free agent in 1944.Jefferson HS (Portland, OR)Donald Roy
48Ken Johnson24.247Sep 18Jul 15, 1952/1STL0.46-1185LLJan 14, 1923Topeka, KS, USSigned by the St. Louis Cardinals as an amateur free agent in 1941.Kenneth Wandersee
49Willie Jones22.025Sep 10May 7, 19615PHI24.86-1188RRAug 16, 1925Dillon, SC, USSigned by the Philadelphia Phillies as an amateur free agent in 1947.Willie Edward
50Spider Jorgensen27.163Apr 15Jun 30, 1951*5BRO3.55-9155LRNov 3, 1919Folsom, CA, USSigned by the Brooklyn Dodgers as an amateur free agent in 1941.Sacramento City College (Sacramento, CA)Folsom HS (Folsom, CA)John Donald
51Tom Kirk19.270Jun 24Jun 24, 1947PHA0.05-10182LLSep 27, 1927Philadelphia, PA, USSigned by the Philadelphia Athletics as an amateur free agent in 1944.Thomas Daniel
52Ted Kluszewski22.220Apr 18Oct 1, 1961/3CIN31.46-2225LLSep 10, 1924Argo, IL, USSigned by the Cincinnati Reds as an amateur free agent in 1946.Indiana University Bloomington (Bloomington, IN)Argo HS (Argo, IL)Theodore Bernard
53Austin Knickerbocker28.186Apr 19Sep 28, 19479/87PHA0.05-11185RROct 15, 1918Bangall, NY, USSigned by the Philadelphia Phillies as an amateur free agent in 1940.Duke University (Durham, NC)Austin Jay
54Chuck Kress25.128Apr 16Jul 8, 1954/3CIN-0.46-0190LLDec 9, 1921Philadelphia, PA, USSigned by the Cincinnati Reds as an amateur free agent in 1940.Frankford HS (Philadelphia, PA)Charles Steven
55Joe Lafata25.257Apr 17Sep 25, 19497/38NYG-0.76-0163LLAug 3, 1921Detroit, MI, USEastern HS (Detroit, MI)Joseph Joseph
56Ralph LaPointe25.097Apr 15Sep 29, 19486PHI0.55-11185RRJan 8, 1922Winooski, VT, USSigned by the Philadelphia Phillies as an amateur free agent in 1946.University of Vermont (Burlington, VT)Winooski HS (Winooski, VT)Raoul Robert
57Jesse Levan21.074Sep 27May 15, 1955/7PHI0.06-0172LRJul 15, 1926Reading, PA, USSigned by the Philadelphia Phillies as an amateur free agent in 1944.Reading HS (Reading, PA)Jesse Roy
58Lyman Linde26.346Sep 11May 9, 1948/1CLE-0.25-11185RRSep 30, 1920Rolling Prairie, WI, USUniversity of Wisconsin at Madison (Madison, WI)Beaver Dam HS (Beaver Dam, WI)Lyman Gilbert
59Buddy Lively22.062Apr 17Sep 25, 19491CIN3.26-0200RRFeb 14, 1925Birmingham, AL, USEverett Adrian
60Jack Lohrke23.052Apr 18Jun 10, 1953*5NYG2.26-0180RRFeb 25, 1924Los Angeles, CA, USSouth Gate HS (South Gate, CA)Jack Wayne
61Ed Lyons24.126Sep 15Sep 28, 1947/4WSH-0.15-9165RRMay 12, 1923Winston-Salem, NC, USEdward Hoyte
62Sal Madrid27.100Sep 17Sep 28, 1947/6CHC-0.45-9165RRJun 9, 1920El Paso, TX, USPhineas Banning HS (Wilmington, CA)Salvador
63Sam Mele25.084Apr 15Sep 16, 1956*98/73BOS1.26-1183RRJan 21, 1922Astoria, NY, USSigned by the Boston Red Sox as an amateur free agent in 1946.Yale University (New Haven, CT), New York University (New York, NY)Bryant HS (Astoria, NY)Sabath Anthony
64Steve Nagy27.327Apr 20Jun 23, 1950/1PIT-1.05-9174LLMay 28, 1919Franklin, NJ, USSigned by the Brooklyn Dodgers as an amateur free agent in 1942.Seton Hall University (South Orange, NJ)Stephen
65Mel Parnell24.311Apr 20Sep 29, 19561BOS27.76-0180LLJun 13, 1922New Orleans, LA, USSigned by the Boston Red Sox as an amateur free agent in 1941.Peters HS (New Orleans, LA)Melvin Lloyd
66Harry Perkowski25.007Sep 13Sep 18, 1955/1CIN4.96-2196LLSep 6, 1922Dante, VA, USSigned as a Free Agent with the Cincinnati Reds in 1946.Trap Hill HS (Surveyor, WV)Harry Walter
67Jack Phillips25.350Aug 22Apr 25, 19573NYY1.06-4193RRSep 6, 1921Clarence, NY, USSigned by the New York Yankees as an amateur free agent in 1943.Clarkson University (Potsdam, NY)Lancaster HS (Lancaster, NY)Jack Dorn
68Mario Picone21.084Sep 27Jun 24, 1954/1NYG-0.35-11180RRJul 5, 1926Brooklyn, NY, USSigned by the New York Giants as an amateur free agent in 1944.Mario Peter
69Ken Polivka26.087Apr 18Apr 23, 1947/1CIN0.15-10175LLJan 21, 1921Chicago, IL, USKenneth Lyle
70Marv Rackley25.264Apr 15May 8, 1950/89BRO1.95-10170LLJul 25, 1921Seneca, SC, USSigned by the Brooklyn Dodgers as an amateur free agent in 1941.Georgia State University (Atlanta, GA)Marvin Eugene
71Willie Ramsdell31.173Sep 24Jul 15, 1952/1BRO4.95-11165RRApr 4, 1916Williamsburg, KS, USJames Willard
72Bobby Rhawn28.216Sep 17Jul 31, 1949/45NYG0.75-8180RRFeb 13, 1919Catawissa, PA, USRobert John
73Jackie Robinson28.074Apr 15Sep 30, 1956*3BRO61.75-11195RRJan 31, 1919Cairo, GA, USSigned as a Free Agent with the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1945.Pasadena City College (Pasadena, CA), University of California, Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)Muir Technical (Los Angeles, CA)Jack Roosevelt
74Al Rosen23.000Sep 10Sep 30, 1956/57CLE32.35-10180RRFeb 29, 1924Spartanburg, SC, USSigned by the Cleveland Indians as an amateur free agent in 1942.University of Florida (Gainesville, FL)Albert Leonard
75Mickey Rutner28.177Sep 11Sep 28, 19475PHA-0.15-11190RRMar 18, 1919Hempstead, NY, USSt. John's University (Queens, NY)Milton
76Mike Schultz26.124Apr 20Apr 20, 1947/1CIN-0.16-1175LLDec 17, 1920Syracuse, NY, USCentral HS (Syracuse, NY)William Michael
77Spec Shea26.199Apr 19Aug 27, 19551NYY7.06-0195RROct 2, 1920Naugatuck, CT, USSigned by the New York Yankees as an amateur free agent in 1940.Francis Joseph
78Strick Shofner27.270Apr 19Apr 29, 1947/5BOS-0.15-10187LRJul 23, 1919Crawford, TX, USUniversity of North Texas (Denton, TX)Frank Strickland
79Curt Simmons18.132Sep 28Oct 1, 1967/1PHI43.35-11175LLMay 19, 1929Egypt, PA, USSigned by the Philadelphia Phillies as an amateur free agent in 1947.Muhlenberg College (Allentown, PA)Whitehall HS (Whitehall, PA)Curtis Thomas
80Duke Snider20.210Apr 17Oct 3, 19648/97BRO66.06-0179LRSep 19, 1926Los Angeles, CA, USSigned by the Brooklyn Dodgers as an amateur free agent in 1943.Compton HS (Compton, CA)Edwin Donald
81Homer Spragins26.308Sep 13Sep 21, 1947/1PHI0.06-1190RRNov 9, 1920Grenada, MS, USMississippi State University (Mississippi State, MS)Homer Franklin
82Gerry Staley26.242Apr 20Sep 25, 19611STL18.96-0195RRAug 21, 1920Brush Prairie, WA, USBattle Ground HS (Battle Ground, WA)Gerald Lee
83Virgil Stallcup25.105Apr 18Apr 25, 1953/6CIN-3.06-3185RRJan 3, 1922Ravensford, NC, USSigned by the Boston Red Sox as an amateur free agent in 1941.Erskine College (Due West, SC)Thomas Virgil
84Dick Starr26.187Sep 5Sep 29, 1951/1NYY1.06-3190RRMar 2, 1921Kittanning, PA, USSigned by the New York Yankees as an amateur free agent in 1941.Kittanning HS (Kittanning, PA)Richard Eugene
85Bryan Stephens26.305May 15Sep 26, 19481CLE-1.46-4175RRJul 14, 1920Fayetteville, AR, USWashington HS (Los Angeles, CA)Bryan Maris
86Chuck Stobbs18.075Sep 15Aug 12, 1961/1BOS14.86-1185LLJul 2, 1929Wheeling, WV, USSigned by the Boston Red Sox as an amateur free agent in 1947.Granby HS (Norfolk, VA)Charles Klein
87Bud Swartz18.029Jul 12Jul 27, 1947/1SLB-0.16-2180LLJun 13, 1929Tulsa, OK, USUniversity HS (Los Angeles, CA)Sherwin Merle
88Hank Thompson21.221Jul 17Sep 30, 19564SLB25.15-9174LRDec 8, 1925Oklahoma City, OK, USSigned as a Free Agent with the St. Louis Browns in 1947.Jackson HS (Los Angeles, CA)Henry Curtis
89Hal Toenes29.344Sep 17Sep 27, 1947/1WSH0.05-11175RROct 8, 1917Mobile, AL, USWilliam Harrel
90Earl Torgeson23.104Apr 15Aug 23, 1961*3BSN33.06-3180LLJan 1, 1924Snohomish, WA, USSnohomish HS (Snohomish, WA)Clifford Earl
91Johnny Van Cuyk26.073Sep 18May 9, 1949/1BRO-0.16-1190LLJul 7, 1921Little Chute, WI, USKimberly HS (Kimberly, WI)John Henry
92Vic Wertz22.065Apr 15Sep 19, 196397/8DET26.96-0186LRFeb 9, 1925York, PA, USSigned by the Detroit Tigers as an amateur free agent in 1942.Reading HS (Reading, PA)Victor Woodrow
93Wally Westlake26.158Apr 15May 12, 1956*98/7PIT14.56-0186RRNov 8, 1920Gridley, CA, USSigned by the Brooklyn Dodgers as an amateur free agent in 1940.Christian Brothers HS (Sacramento, CA)Waldon Thomas
94Wes Westrum24.293Sep 17Sep 29, 1957/2NYG12.75-11185RRNov 28, 1922Clearbrook, MN, USBemidji State University (Bemidji, MN)Clearbrook-Gonvick HS (Clearbrook, MN)Wesley Noreen
95Al Widmar22.036Apr 25Apr 17, 1952/1BOS3.36-3185RRMar 20, 1925Cleveland, OH, USSigned by the Boston Red Sox as an amateur free agent in 1942.Albert Joseph
96Les Willis39.101Apr 28Aug 23, 19471CLE-0.65-9195LLJan 17, 1908Nacogdoches, TX, USEast Texas Baptist University (Marshall, TX)Lester Evans
97Junior Wooten23.243Sep 16Sep 30, 1948/87WSH-0.95-11160RLJan 16, 1924Pelzer, SC, USPelzer HS (Pelzer, SC)Earl Hazwell
98Sal Yvars23.219Sep 27Sep 26, 1954/2NYG1.15-10187RRFeb 20, 1924New York, NY, USSigned by the New York Giants as an amateur free agent in 1946.White Plains HS (White Plains, NY)Salvador Anthony

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