MLB Hall of Famer who hit 521 career home runs and was named to six All-Star teams. He won the National League home run title three times and was named 1969 NL MVP.
He wasn't allowed to play in Shreveport, Lousiana with his minor league team due to segregation at the time.
He won the 1959 NL Rookie of the Year Award, despite playing in just fifty-two games.
He had one child with Karen McCovey, whom he was married to from 1964 until 1966.