Born: November 13, 1928 in Nanticoke, PA
Died: March 7, 1978 in Wilkes-Barre, PA
Teams (Years Played)
- Los Angeles Angels (1955-57)
- Spokane Indians (1959)
Notes: Was named the first baseman for the 1903-1957 PCL All-Centennial Team in 2003...Member of the 1956 PCL Champion Los Angeles Angels...The only player in PCL history to win the league's MVP award in three consecutive seasons (1955-57)...Was the PCL Batting Champion in 1956 with a .360 batting average...Had the most home runs in three consecutive seasons between 1955 and 1957 as well...Played in 600 Major League games between 1949 and 1962 with the St. Louis Cardinals, Chicago Cubs, Cincinnati Reds, Los Angeles Dodgers, Detroit TIgers and Los Angeles Angels.
PCL Career Statistics
|Totals (4 seasons)||623||2,233||455||726||99||11||174||520||457||357||18||.325|