|Birth Day||August 10, 1916|
|Birth Place||Gastonia, NC|
|Age||104 YEARS OLD|
|Died On||Feb 18, 2011 (age 94)|
MLB Third Baseman for the Washington Senators and a WWII Hero.
He halted his baseball career to be a pilot in the U.S. Air Force, where he earned the Distinguished Flying Cross.
He played in the 1938 and 1947 All-Star games.
He was married to Frances Oates Lewis.
Like Ted Williams , he postponed his professional baseball career to serve America during WWII.