Buddy Lewis

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Birthday
10, 1916
Birthplace
Gastonia, NC
Death Date
Feb 18, 2011 (94)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
10, 1916
Birthplace
Gastonia, NC
Death Date
Feb 18, 2011 (94)

About

MLB Third Baseman for the Washington Senators and a WWII Hero.

Before Fame

He halted his baseball career to be a pilot in the U.S. Air Force, where he earned the Distinguished Flying Cross.

Trivia

He played in the 1938 and 1947 All-Star games.

Family Life

He was married to Frances Oates Lewis.

Associated With

Like Ted Williams , he postponed his professional baseball career to serve America during WWII.