Al Lopez

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Birthday
20, 1908
Birthplace
Tampa, FL
Death Date
Oct 30, 2005 (97)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
20, 1908
Birthplace
Tampa, FL
Death Date
Oct 30, 2005 (97)

About

MLB Hall of Fame catcher who set a longstanding record for games played; named to 2 All-Star games during his 19-year MLB career and became manager of the Cleveland Indians and Chicago White Sox after retirement.

Before Fame

He vowed to never work in a tobacco factory like his father.

Trivia

His parents were Spanish-born immigrants who lived in Cuba. This birthed his nickname, El Señor.

Family Life

He had a son, Al Jr., with his wife Evelyn.

Associated With

He was first noticed in the D-Leagues by Hall of Fame pitcher Walter Perry Johnson.

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