Catfish Hunter

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Birthday
8, 1946
Birthplace
Hertford, NC
Death Date
Sep 9, 1999 (53)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
8, 1946
Birthplace
Hertford, NC
Death Date
Sep 9, 1999 (53)

About

8-time MLB All-Star pitcher who played for the Oakland A's and the New York Yankees.

Before Fame

After a hunting accident, he lost a toe and had shotgun shrapnel embedded in his foot.

Trivia

He was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1987.

Family Life

He had three children with his wife Helen, whom he married in October 1966.

Associated With

He died of ALS, the same disease that ended the life of Lou Gehrig.