Rudy York

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Birthday
17, 1913
Birthplace
Alabama
Death Date
Feb 5, 1970 (56)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
17, 1913
Birthplace
Alabama
Death Date
Feb 5, 1970 (56)

About

MLB first baseman who was selected to seven All-Star games in his 13-year career.

Before Fame

He was born in Alabama, but later moved to Georgia where he learned to excel in baseball by playing with men much older than himself.

Trivia

He hit 18 home runs in August, 1937, which set a new MLB record for the most home runs in one month.

Family Life

He had two daughters and a son with his wife.

Associated With

He played with Hall of Fame slugger Hank Greenberg for several years on the Detroit Tigers.