Milt Pappas

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Birthday
10, 1939
Birthplace
Michigan
Death Date
Apr 19, 2016 (76)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
10, 1939
Birthplace
Michigan
Death Date
Apr 19, 2016 (76)

About

MLB pitcher who accumulated 209 wins during his 17-year career.

Before Fame

He was a star pitcher at a Detroit area high school when he was discovered by former Detroit Tigers pitcher Hal Newhouser.

Trivia

He gave up the 59th home run of the season to New York Yankees right fielder Roger Maris in 1961.

Family Life

His first wife Carole died in 1982. He later married Judi Pappas, with whom he had a daughter, Alexandria.

Associated With

He was involved in one of the most lopsided trades in major league history when he was sent to the Cincinnati Reds in exchange for Hall of Fame right fielder Frank Robinson.