(1915-2002)The only one-armed man to play major league baseball. Born and resided in Nanticoke's Hanover section. As a child, he lost his right arm in an accident. Named Most Valuable Player of the Southern Assn. while playing for the Memphis Chicks in 1944. In 1945, he played 77 games as an outfielder for the St. Louis Browns and batted .218. His on-field exploits set an inspirational example for disabled servicemen returning from World War II.
|Placed By||Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission|
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|Date Added||Monday, October 27th, 2014 at 2:36am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18T E 417546 N 4559782|
|Decimal Degrees||41.18520000, -75.98315000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 41° 11.112', W 75° 58.989'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||41° 11' 6.72" N, 75° 58' 59.34" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 301-399 Front St, Nanticoke PA 18634, US|
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