Harry Simpson

Harry Simpson

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Harry Leon "Suitcase" Simpson (December 3, 1925 - April 3, 1979) was an African American outfielder and first baseman in Major League Baseball who played for a number of teams. He played in the World Series with the New York Yankees in 1957, where they lost. He was born in Atlanta, Georgia and died in Akron, Ohio. He was one of the earliest black player in the American League, playing first with the Cleveland Indians in 1951. Casey Stengel once called him the best defensive right fielder in the American League (Cleveland Indians Official 1952 Sketch Book).show more

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  • Paperback | 76 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 122g
  • Anim Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135698834
  • 9786135698831