Wally Berger

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Birthday
10, 1905
Birthplace
Illinois
Death Date
Nov 30, 1988 (83)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
10, 1905
Birthplace
Illinois
Death Date
Nov 30, 1988 (83)

About

Four-time All-Star center fielder who hit 242 home runs in his 11-season career.

Before Fame

He played on the same high school baseball team as Hall of Famer Joe Cronin.

Trivia

He participated in the first four All-Star games played in Major League Baseball history.

Family Life

He divorced his first wife Bertha and remained married to his second wife Martha for 46 years.

Associated With

He set the record for most home runs for a rookie until Mark McGwire broke the record 57 years later.

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