In 1954 Ed Andrews was the New York Yankees' first Negro League pitcher. Unfortunately Andrews never panned out as expected or he and not Elston Howard would have been the first black player in team history.
MLB catcher from 1953-66 with Reds, Giants, Braves, Cubs, and Angels. Hit a home run in 1962 World Series.
Best season was 1956, getting 28 home runs in 383 at - bats with 75 RBI's and .300 batting average
Baseball HOF 1972 AL MVP 1951, 1954 and 1955 was in the world series 14 times and won the world series in 1947, 1949-1953, 1956, 1958, 1961-1962 baseball player for NY Yankees and played for the Mets in 1965. Managed the Mets and Yankees & coached, too
MLB catcher from 1987-97 for Cubs, Braves, Red Sox, Reds, Giants. Hit a home run, 3 RBI's in 1992 World Series. Best season was 1994. In 276 at - bats had 30 RS, 17 doubles, 2 triples, 6 home runs, 34 RBI's and .263 BA
Venezuelan Former Professional Baseball Player -
Colorado Rockies, Milwaukee Brewers, Atlanta Braves, Minnesota Twins, Chicago Cubs, San Diego Padres, New York Mets, Arizona Diamondbacks, Toronto Blue Jays.
Seattle Mariners (20
American Male Former Baseballer - Catcher - 'Toronto Blue Jays'(1988?1994,1999), 'Kansas City Royals'(1995), 'Houston Astros'(1995), 'St. Louis Cardinals'(1996), 'California Angels'(1996), 'Chicago White Sox(1996), 'Cleveland Indians(1997?1999) & Seattle
American Female Former Baseball Player - Catcher - AAGPBL - 'Rockford Peaches' (1947-48), 'Chicago Colleens'(1948), 'South Bend Blue Sox'(1949), 'Racine Belles'(1949), 'Peoria Redwings'(1949-51), 'Battle Creek Belles'(1952), 'Fort Wayne Daisies'(1953-54)
MLB catcher, pinch hitter from 1949-67 for Cubs, Phillies, Reds, Pirates, White Sox. 9x All-Star, Best in 1954 with .368 BA. Twice hit 20 or more HR. 18 year career batted .295. World Series in 1960 helping Pirates win it. 18 at-bats, double, .333 BA
Comedian & Actor: The George Burns & Gracie Allen Show, Six of a Kind, International House, A Damsel in Distress, The Sunshine Boys, Oh God!, Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, Going in Style, 18 Again!, Radioland Murders
German ww2 ME262 pilot born 1924. Was never in the Wehrmacht; author - The last of the few: An Me.262 Pilot remembers, flew the buckner 181, 131, fw 44, ar 66, f-13, w33, w34, ju86, ju88, ju52, me110, me210, me40, me262, klemm 35, sg38, kranich
MLB H.O.F. catcher, outfielder from 1974-92 (19 yrs).
Known as 'Kid'. 11x All - Star & twice MVP of the game. 3 Gold Gloves. 5x Silver Sluggers. Led league in RBi's with 106 in 1984, while having 75 RS, 32 doubles, triple, 27 HR's and .294 BA
WWII - Mine Platoon of the Anti-Tank Company, 69th Infantry Division, 271st Regiment. First combat at the 'Siegfried Line' in February 1945; crossed the Rhine on March 27, 1945; arrived at the KZ Buchenwald one day after its liberation
Director/actor/writer 'Return to Tarawa: The Leon Cooper Story' 'Random Passage'/4 years Naval officer in WW2. Landing craft officer-Boat Group Commander for my ship-landing assault troops on the beaches of six Japanese island strongholds
MLB catcher 1940-57 for 6 teams. 8x All-Star. 'Walk'
best in 1947 with 79 RS, 24 doubles, 8 triples, 35 HR, 122 RBI, .305 BA. Three World Series (2x Champ) had 3 doubles, triple, .300 BA. Brother of Mort Cooper and father-in-law of Don Blasingame
MLB catcher from 1949-66 for Braves , plus 3 others. 11x All-Star, 4x Gold Gloves. Best season - 1960 with 81 RS, 19 HR's, 77 RBI's, .294 BA. In 2 World Series hit 2 HR's. Manager Brewers 1972-75, Mariners 1983 & 84. Broadcaster for White Sox & Brewers
U.S. Air Force brigadier general (Ret.)& author 'Around the World with LBJ: My Wild Ride As Air Force One Pilot', White House Aide, & Personal Confidant/Military aide & chief Air Force One pilot under President Lyndon B. Johnson
Author;'Just A Kid, A Guard at the Nuremberg Trials' 18 years old when drafted in 1944, into infantry. Found himself standing guard over Nazi war criminals, & watched as atrocities were described in detail throughout the Nuremberg Trails
MLB H.O.F. catcher from 1928-46, also Manger in 46 for Yankees. (1943 & 44 Military), Known as 'The Man Nobody Knows'. 11x All-Star. Career BA of .313. 4x over 100 RBI..1937 had 133 RBI, Brother of George. 8 W.S. (7x winner) had 5 HR, 24 RBI, .255 BA
Played in 163 games over 8 seasons with the Cleveland Indians (1987), California Angels (1988), New York Yankees (1989-1990), San Diego Padres (1991), Cincinnati Reds (1992-1993), and Chicago Cubs (1994)
MLB catcher 1964-76 for A's, Indians, Orioles. All-Star 1971. Hit 19 HR in 1972. World Series Champ in 1972 going 1 for 5. Pitching coach - Cardinals, Mariners, Indians, A's, White Sox. Pitching consultant - White Sox. Father of Chris & Shelley Duncan
MLB H.O.F. catcher 1969-98 for Red Sox, White Sox. 11x All-Star, Gold Glove, 3x Silver Slugger. R.O.Y. in 1972 and led league in triples (9), only 1 of 2 catchers have ever done so 1985 - 37 HR, 107 RBI. 1975 W.S. hit 2 HR, one was walk-off in game # 6
Catcher for the Cincinnati Reds (1953, 1962-1963), Cleveland Indians (1953, 1955-1956, 1960), Pittsburgh Pirates (1956-1959), Kansas City Athletics (1960)
Detroit Tigers (1960), Baltimore Orioles (1961) and the California Angels (1963-1964)
MLB catcher, 1st Baseman from 1961-76 for Tigers. 11x All - Star, 6 as starter. 5x Gold Gloves. Best season in 1964 with 69 RS, 14 doubles, 8 triples, 18 HR, 80 RBI, .300 BA. In 1968 W.S. had double, 2 RBI. Brother - In - Law is Dan O'Brien
MLB catcher from 1946-54 for 4 teams.. In 1946 W.S. for winning Cardinals, he hit two doubles, 2 RS, 4 RBI's, with a .316 BA. Best season - 1952 with 35 RS, 4 triples, 8 HR's, 54 RBI's. Color Commentator for 'Baseball's Game of The Week' in 1970's & 80
former major league catcher/college quarterback; played for University of Mississippi & New York Yankees; assistant football/ head baseball coach at Mississippi; All-SEC; All-American; National Championship (1960); drafted by both Houston & Cleveland
former MLB player - detriot tigers (1948-53), cleveland indians (1953-54), baltimore orioles (1956-60), kansas city athletics (1956), chicago white sox (1960-61), boston red sox (1961), new york mets (1962)
MLB catcher from 1966-78 for Athletics, Pilots, Orioles, Brewers, Cardinals; former bullpen coach for Brewers. Cousin of Mike Cabbage and father of Chris Haney. Best season was 1967 with 164 at - bats got 11 doubles, 3 HR's, 20 RBI's, .268 BA
Actress - The Slime People, Pajama Party, Ride The Wild Surf, City Under The Sea, Dr. Goldfoot & The Bikini Machine, The Ghost In The Invisible Bikini (title role). Wife of A.I.P. president James H. Nicholson from 1964 until his death in 1972
Actor: Annie, The Lost Boys, Death Valley, Gilmore Girls, Nixon, M*A*S*H, Born Yesterday, Pandora's Clock, Law & Order, Hero, My Boyfriends Back, The Town That Dreaded Sundown, The Good Wife, Harry's Law, OZ, The Practice