Jake Powell

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Birthday
15, 1908
Birthplace
Silver Spring, MD
Death Date
Nov 4, 1948 (40)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
15, 1908
Birthplace
Silver Spring, MD
Death Date
Nov 4, 1948 (40)

About

Outfielder who helped the New York Yankees win four World Series; later, he shot himself when he was arrested for bank fraud.

Before Fame

He played for the New Haven Profs in the Eastern League.

Trivia

He was suspended for 10 games in 1939 for making racist remarks in an interview.

Family Life

He was born in Silver Spring, Maryland.

Associated With

Smooth Hall of Fame center fielder Joe DiMaggio was his teammate on the Yankees.