Earl Averill

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Birthday
21, 1902
Birthplace
Washington
Death Date
Aug 16, 1983 (81)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
21, 1902
Birthplace
Washington
Death Date
Aug 16, 1983 (81)

About

Six-time MLB All-Star who set numerous team records during his 11 seasons with the Cleveland Indians.

Before Fame

He didn't start playing in the major leagues until he was 27.

Trivia

The Cleveland Indians retired his number three jersey in 1975.

Family Life

His son Earl Jr. also starred in the majors, primarily as a catcher.

Associated With

He was the man responsible for shortening the career of Hall of Fame pitcher Dizzy Dean .