Jim Gilliam

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Birthday
17, 1928
Birthplace
Tennessee
Death Date
Oct 8, 1978 (49)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
17, 1928
Birthplace
Tennessee
Death Date
Oct 8, 1978 (49)

About

Former second baseman, third baseman and manager in the Negro League and MLB.

Before Fame

He won the 1953 Rookie of the Year Award.

Trivia

He was a four-time World Series Champion for the Dodgers: 1955, 1959, 1963, and 1965.

Family Life

His father died when he was 2 and his mother worked as a house-keeper so he was mostly raised by his grandmother.

Associated With

He took over Dodgers second base duties from Jackie Robinson in 1953.