Arky Vaughan

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Birthday
9, 1912
Birthplace
Arkansas
Death Date
Aug 30, 1952 (40)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
9, 1912
Birthplace
Arkansas
Death Date
Aug 30, 1952 (40)

About

MLB shortstop who played on nine All-Star teams during his 14-year career, spent with the Pittsburgh Pirates and Brooklyn Dodgers.

Before Fame

He earned the nickname 'Arky' because of his extreme Arkansas drawl.

Trivia

He won the Sporting News Player of the Year award in 1935.

Family Life

He was married to Margaret Vaughan.

Associated With

He finished third in NL MVP voting in 1935, directly behind Hall of Fame pitcher Dizzy Dean.