Alvin Dark

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Birthday
7, 1922
Birthplace
Comanche, OK
Death Date
Nov 13, 2014 (92)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
7, 1922
Birthplace
Comanche, OK
Death Date
Nov 13, 2014 (92)

About

Three-time All-Star shortstop who played for 15 years before beginning his 13-year managerial career.

Before Fame

He was a highly-rated quarterback in college at LSU and Southwestern Louisiana Institute.

Trivia

He won a pennant as a manager for two different teams, the San Francisco Giants and Oakland Athletics.

Family Life

He married his high-school sweetheart Adrienne and together they had four children: Allison, Gene, Eve and Margaret. They divorced in 1969, and he married Jackie Dark in 1970.

Associated With

He played with Hall of Fame center fielder Willie Mays on the 1954 World Series Champion New York Giants.