|Birth Day||October 23, 1920|
|Birth Place||Mcalister, NM|
|Age||100 YEARS OLD|
|Died On||Nov 3, 1968 (age 48)|
15-year MLB veteran who is widely considered one of the best-hitting shortstops in league history.
He played American Legion ball as a teenager with Hall of Fame pitcher
He tallied 159 RBIs in 1949.
He had three children, Vernon III, Ronald and Wendy with his wife Bernice.
He played with Hall of Fame slugger Ted Williams for five years on the Boston Red Sox.