Fats Dantonio

Fats Dantonio

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. John James "Fats" Dantonio (December 31, 1918 - May 28, 1993) was a Major League Baseball catcher for the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1944 and 1945. "Fats" was 5'8" tall and weighed only 165 pounds. Dantonio is one of many ballplayers who only appeared in the major leagues during World War II. He made his major league debut on September 18, 1944 in a road game against the Boston Braves at Braves Field. He played in just 3 games in '44, then batted .250 in 47 games the next season. His career totals for 50 games include a .244 batting average (33-for-135), 12 runs batted in, 12 runs scored, a .301 on base percentage, and a .304 slugging percentage.show more

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  • Paperback | 164 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 10mm | 249g
  • Miss Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 613593371X
  • 9786135933710