Leo Durocher

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Birthday
27, 1905
Death Date
Oct 7, 1991 (86)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
27, 1905
Death Date
Oct 7, 1991 (86)

About

Hall of Fame manager who was nicknamed 'The Lip,' for his habit of talking back to everyone.

Before Fame

He was the starting shortstop in the first televised major league baseball game on August 26, 1939.

Trivia

He coined the phrase 'Nice guys finish last.'

Family Life

He married MGM film star Laraine Day.

Associated With

He was the first person to recognize and cultivate Willie Mays' great talent.