Bill Skowron

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Birthday
18, 1930
Birthplace
Illinois
Death Date
Apr 27, 2012 (81)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
18, 1930
Birthplace
Illinois
Death Date
Apr 27, 2012 (81)

About

First baseman who played 14 seasons in the MLB and won five World Series titles while a member of the New York Yankees in the 1950s and '60s.

Before Fame

He was given the nickname 'Moose' as a child after a haircut got the best of him.

Trivia

He scored the only run in Game 7 of the 1962 World Series when the Yankees defeated the San Francisco Giants.

Family Life

He had one daughter, Lynette, and two sons, Greg and Steve, with his wife Lorraine.

Associated With

He played with Hall of Fame center fielder Mickey Mantle for the first nine years of his career.