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Al Rosen

Al Rosen

MLB (deceased)
3B/1B
Full Name Albert Leonard Rosen
Nicknames Flip; Hebrew Hammer
Date of Birth 02/29/1924
BirthplaceSpartanburg, SC
Died 03/13/2015
Religion Jewish
Height 5'10
Weight 180
Bats/Throws R/R
College Univ. of Florida
Signed Indians
(1942)
MLB Debut 09/10/1947
Final MLB Game: 09/30/1956

Career highlights:

  • Was named American League MVP in 1953
  • Came within one hit of winning the A.L. triple crown in 1953. Led the league with 43 HRs and 145 RBIs, but his .336 average was second to the .337 hit by Washington Senators 1B Mickey Vernon
  • Four-time All-Star

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