Famed relief pitcher who won World Series titles as a member of the Milwaukee Braves and the Detroit Tigers. He was as an All-Star as a member of the Braves in 1958.
He served in the military from 1951-1953.
He played his last game in the majors at age 44, which made him the oldest active player in the league by a wide margin.
He had six children and was married to a woman named Marlene.
He and Cy Young had two of the longest careers of any pitcher of their era.