Bobby Veach

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Birthday
29, 1888
Birthplace
Kentucky
Death Date
Aug 7, 1945 (57)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
29, 1888
Birthplace
Kentucky
Death Date
Aug 7, 1945 (57)

About

14-year major league veteran and the only player in history to pinch-hit for the great Babe Ruth.

Before Fame

He gained fame by starring in the American Assocation until his major league debut.

Trivia

He became known for playing great defense in left field and led the American League with 26 assists in 1920.

Family Life

He had three sons with his wife Ethel.

Associated With

While on the Detroit Tigers, he starred in the same outfield as Hall of Fame center fielder Ty Cobb.