Pete Gray

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Birthday
6, 1915
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Death Date
Jun 30, 2002 (87)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
6, 1915
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Death Date
Jun 30, 2002 (87)

About

Speedy outfielder known for his ability to play baseball despite only having one arm; he played in 1945 for the St. Louis Browns.

Before Fame

He was right-handed but lost that arm to amputation after a truck accident when he was six years old.

Trivia

Pitchers found that they could get him out more easily with breaking pitches because he couldn't effectively adjust mid-swing with only one arm.

Family Life

He was born in Nanticoke, Pennsylvania.

Associated With

Run-producing shortstop Vern Stephens was his teammate on the Browns.