Luke Appling

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Birthday
2, 1907
Birthplace
High Point, NC
Death Date
Jan 3, 1991 (83)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
2, 1907
Birthplace
High Point, NC
Death Date
Jan 3, 1991 (83)

About

Franchise Chicago White Sox player who was a 7-time All-Star from 1930 to 1950. He was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1964.

Before Fame

He signed to play in the pros after his sophomore year in high school.

Trivia

He frequently complained about minor ailments, which led to his nickname "Old Aches and Pains."

Family Life

He had two daughters with Faye Dodd, whom he married in 1932.

Associated With

At an old-timers game in 1982, he hit a towering home run off Warren Spahn.