Rico Carty

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Birthday
1, 1939
Birthplace
Dominican Republic
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
1, 1939 (age 80)
Birthplace
Dominican Republic

About

MLB outfielder who played for seventeen seasons and won the National League batting title in 1970.

Before Fame

He played catcher when he began his career with the Milwaukee Braves.

Trivia

He suffered from tuberculosis and left baseball until he fully recovered.

Family Life

His son, Rico Carty Jr., followed his father's footsteps and played in the minor leagues.

Associated With

He finished second in the National League batting race in his rookie year to Hall of Fame right fielder Roberto Clemente.