Former MLB outfielder who helped the Detroit Tigers win a World Series Championship in 1968.
He was a five-sport college athlete at Alma College (basketball, baseball, track, golf, and football).
He ended his 12-season MLB career with a .267 batting average and 610 RBIs.
He and his wife Patty had five children: Kamil, Azaria, Jim, Paige and Kate.
He described Ted Williams as his main baseball idol growing up.