Curt Flood

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Birthday
18, 1938
Birthplace
Houston, TX
Death Date
Jan 20, 1997 (59)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
18, 1938
Birthplace
Houston, TX
Death Date
Jan 20, 1997 (59)

About

MLB center fielder who won 7 Gold Glove Awards and became famous for refusing to accept a trade in 1969, opening up the route to free agency.

Before Fame

In 1956, he graduated from McClymonds High School in Oakland and began his career with the Cincinnati Reds.

Trivia

He won two World Series titles with the St. Louis Cardinals.

Family Life

He had five children; they are named Debbie, Gary, Shelly, Scott, and Curt Flood, Jr.

Associated With

He retired after playing the third-most games at center field in MLB history, falling shy of Willie Mays' career mark.

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