Hillis Layne

Hillis Layne

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Ivoria Hillis Layne (February 23, 1918 - January 12, 2010), nicknamed Tony, was an American third baseman in Major League Baseball for three seasons with the Washington Senators between 1941 and 1945. Listed at 6' 0," 170 lb., he batted left-handed and threw right-handed. He was born in Whitwell, Tennessee. Layne was one of many major leaguers who saw his baseball career interrupted by a stint in the army during World War II. Signed by the legendary Joe Engel to play for the Washington Senators organization, and played for the Chattanooga Lookouts before being called up to the Senators in September 1941. Overall, he spent 37 years in professional baseball, including 17 in the Minor Leagues, while losing 2 years to the Military (1942-44) .
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  • Paperback | 212 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 12mm | 318g
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136663635
  • 9786136663630