Willie Stargell

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Birthday
6, 1940
Birthplace
Earlsboro, OK
Death Date
Apr 9, 2001 (61)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
6, 1940
Birthplace
Earlsboro, OK
Death Date
Apr 9, 2001 (61)

About

Hall of Famer and 7-time All-Star who hit 475 home runs with the Pittsburgh Pirates and helped the team win World Series Championships in 1971 and 1979. He was named World Series MVP and National League MVP in 1979.

Before Fame

He had a standout baseball career at Encinal High School in Alameda, California.

Trivia

He won the NL home run title in 1971 and 1973 and led the NL in RBIs in 1973.

Family Life

Was married to Margaret Weller from 1993 to the time of his death.

Associated With

He was teammates with Bill Mazeroski on the Pirates from 1962 to 1972.