Al Gionfriddo

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Birthday
8, 1922
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Death Date
Mar 14, 2003 (81)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
8, 1922
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Death Date
Mar 14, 2003 (81)

About

Left-handed hitting outfielder who played four years in the major leagues; his best year came in 1945 when he hit .284 with nine triples.

Before Fame

Prior to joining the Pittsburgh Pirates in 1944, he played for the Oil City Oilers.

Trivia

He was a lifetime .266 hitter in the big leagues.

Family Life

He grew up in Dysart, Pennsylvania.

Associated With

He made an outstanding catch to rob Joe DiMaggio of a hit in the 1947 World Series, resulting in the famous image of DiMaggio kicking the dirt in disappointment.

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