MLB catcher who hit the famous 'Homer in the Gloamin,' a game-winning shot that put the Chicago Cubs in first place in 1938.
He started playing baseball as a kid in leagues just outside of Worcester, Massachusetts.
He was the catcher in the 1932 World Series when slugger Babe Ruth allegedly called a home run.
He had one son and one daughter with his wife Martha.
He was the catcher for Carl Hubbell in the 1934 All-Star game when Hubbell struck out the famed "Murderer's Row."