Eddie Mathews

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Birthday
13, 1931
Birthplace
Texas
Death Date
Feb 18, 2001 (69)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
13, 1931
Birthplace
Texas
Death Date
Feb 18, 2001 (69)

About

Long-time member of the Atlanta Braves who joined the 500-home run club in 1967.

Before Fame

He had his high school baseball field named after him.

Trivia

He was selected to be the first athlete pictured on the inaugural issue of Sports Illustrated magazine.

Family Life

He married four times and had three children and eight grandchildren.

Associated With

He was the manager of the Atlanta Braves when Hank Aaron hit his record-breaking 715th home run.

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