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Mystery Catcher Number 9

  • Born in Pierce, West Virginia in 1920
  • Major League Career spanned 15 years (1943-1957)
  • All-Star in 1949
  • Nicknamed Grandpa Whiz on the 1950 Phillies "Whiz Kids" team.
  • He hit two homers in a single inning on June 2, 1949.
  • Caught 1,213 games and played in 1,304 games.
  • Voted by the Phillies' fans in 1969 as the club's all-time catcher.
  • He played for Philadelphia Phillies (12 years) and Cincinnati (3 years).
  • Managed 7 different minor league teams in the Phillies' Farm System.
  • Died in Melbourne, Florida on February 22, 2004 at age 83.


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