Rocky Colavito

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Birthday
10, 1933
Birthplace
The Bronx, NY
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
10, 1933 (age 86)
Birthplace
The Bronx, NY

About

9-time MLB All-Star who led the American League in home runs in 1959 and hit 374 home runs over the course of his 14-year career; became the first AL outfielder to post a perfect 1.000 fielding percentage in a season in 1965.

Before Fame

He dropped out of school at sixteen while trying to break into the majors.

Trivia

He hit four home runs in a game on June 10, 1959.

Family Life

He had three children with his wife Carmen Perroti, whom he married in 1954.

Associated With

He played alongside Al Kaline on the Detroit Tigers from 1960 to 1963.