Frankie Frisch

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Birthday
9, 1898
Birthplace
The Bronx, NY
Death Date
Mar 12, 1973 (74)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
9, 1898
Birthplace
The Bronx, NY
Death Date
Mar 12, 1973 (74)

About

Hall of Fame MLB switch-hitter who hit a remarkable .316 over his career.

Before Fame

At Fordham University he excelled at baseball, football, basketball, and track, earning the nickname 'The Fordham Flash.'

Trivia

He had a streak of 11 straight .300 seasons with the New York Giants.

Family Life

He was married to Ada A. Lucy for 48 years. A year after their divorce, he married Augusta Kass.

Associated With

Ogden Nash included him in his short poem "Line-Up for Yesterday".