Rick Burleson. Positions: Shortstop and Second Baseman Bats: Right • Throws: Right 5-10, 165lb (178cm, 74kg). Born: April 29, 1951 in Lynwood, CA us Draft: Drafted by the Minnesota Twins in the 8th round of the 1969 MLB June Amateur Draft from Warren HS (Downey, CA) and the Boston Red Sox in the 1st round (5th) of the 1970 MLB January Draft-Secondary Phase from Warren HS (Downey, CA).Height: 1.78 Meter. Complete source for baseball history including complete major league player, team, and league stats, awards, records, leaders, rookies and scores.
Major League Baseball Players Born in Illinois. Since the 19th Century, Major League Baseball has enjoyed a rich, diverse, world-wide set of talent not seen in any other major league sport. William Stanley Mazeroski (born September 5, 1936) is an American former baseball second baseman who played 17 seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Pittsburgh Pirates, from 1956–72.Nicknamed "Maz", he was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 2001.Mazeroski is regarded as one of the greatest defensive second basemen of all time.Batting average.260.
To learn about our efforts to improve the accessibility and usability of our website, please visit our. James Anthony Abbott (born September 19, 1967) is a former Major League Baseball (MLB) pitcher who achieved success at the major league level despite having been born without a right hand. He played ten seasons in MLB for the California Angels, New York Yankees, Chicago White Sox, and Milwaukee Brewers, from 1989 to 1999.. He graduated from Flint Central High School and grew up in the East Earned run average: 4.25.