Wes Westrum

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Birthday
28, 1922
Birthplace
Minnesota
Death Date
May 28, 2002 (79)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
28, 1922
Birthplace
Minnesota
Death Date
May 28, 2002 (79)

About

2-time All-Star and 1954 World Series Champion MLB catcher for the New York Giants in the 1940s and '50s.

Before Fame

He was a standout football player growing up.

Trivia

He was a coach, manager, and scout who served as the New York Mets' second manager.

Family Life

When his father passed away, he decided to play baseball to help support his family.

Associated With

He played alongside Willie Mays for a number of years on the Giants.