Joe Adcock

Joe Adcock

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Joseph Wilbur "Billy Joe" Adcock (October 30, 1927 - May 3, 1999) was an American first baseman and right-handed batter in Major League Baseball, best known for his years with the powerful Milwaukee Braves teams of the 1950s, whose career included numerous home run feats. A sure-handed defensive player, he also retired with the third highest career fielding percentage by a first baseman (.994). His nickname "Billy Joe" was modeled after Vanderbilt University basketball star "Billy Joe Adcock" and was popularized by Vin Scully.show more

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  • Paperback | 120 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 186g
  • Fer Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135940147
  • 9786135940145