Hank Bauer

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Birthday
31, 1922
Birthplace
East St Louis, IL
Death Date
Feb 9, 2007 (84)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
31, 1922
Birthplace
East St Louis, IL
Death Date
Feb 9, 2007 (84)

About

Former MLB right fielder who won 7 World Series Championships with the New York Yankees between 1948 and 1959, then coached the Baltimore Orioles to a World Series Championship in 1966.

Before Fame

He wore clothing made of old feed sacks because of his family's extreme poverty.

Trivia

He was a 3-time All-Star selection during his 14-year MLB career.

Family Life

He married the Kansas City Blue's office secretary Charlene Friede in the early 1950s.

Associated With

Tommy Lasorda called him a tough player, saying "Bauer had a face that looked like it'd hold two days of rain."