Dick Allen

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Birthday
8, 1942
Birthplace
Wampum, PA
DEATH DATE
Dec 7, 2020 (78)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
8, 1942
Birthplace
Wampum, PA
DEATH DATE
Dec 7, 2020 (78)

About

7-time MLB All-Star infielder and 2-time American League home run champion who was named AL MVP in 1972.

Before Fame

He sang tenor at a high level, and eventually professionally, despite having a large, athletic body type.

Trivia

He was named the second most-controversial player in baseball history by Sabermetrician Bill James.

Family Life

Had three kids with his wife Barbara.

Associated With

Willie Mays once said Allen hit a ball harder than anyone he had ever seen.