Bobby Shantz

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Birthday
26, 1925
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthplace
Pennsylvania

About

Three-time All Star pitcher who won the 1958 World Series as a member of the New York Yankees. He had his best season in 1952, leading the American League in wins and winning the MVP Award.

Before Fame

He was born in Pottstown and made his MLB debut with the Philadelphia Athletics in May 1949.

Trivia

He won an amazing eight consecutive Gold Glove Awards from 1957 to 1964.

Family Life

His brother is former MLB catcher Billy Shantz.

Associated With

He was teammates with prolific slugger Gus Zernial in Philadelphia.