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Dick Conger

Dick Conger

MLB (deceased)
Full Name Richard Conger
Date of Birth 04/03/1921
BirthplaceLos Angeles, CA
Died 02/16/1970
Religion Jewish
Height 6'0
Weight 18
Bats/Throws R/R
College UCLA
Signed Tigers
MLB Debut 04/22/1940
Final MLB Game: 09/14/1943

Career highlights

  • Signed by the Detroit Tigers as an amateur free agent in 1940
  • Pitched a scoreless inning of relief in his MLB debut with the Detroit Tigers, a 6-5 win over the Chicago White Sox. Joining him in that game was teammate (and fellow Jew) Hank Greenberg (4/22/1940)
  • Cohen’s MLB debut came just weeks after he turned 19. He was the 2nd-youngest player in major-league baseball that season (1940)

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