— Milwaukee Braves, 1954-1958 —The 6'8", two-sport star pitched 11 MLB seasons and played six years in the NBA. Only athlete to play on championship teams in two professional sports. An All-Star in each of his first two full seasons with the Braves, including 1954 Rookie of the Year when he went 14-9 with 2.96 ERA and 12 complete games. Both started and relieved during 1957 championship season, posting nine wins and 3.16 ERA. Solid contributor to three Celtics NBA Titles (1959-1961). Pitched in 276 MLB games and played in 351 NBA games. Winning pitcher of 1955 All-Star game and 1957 pennant-clinching game, both in County Stadium.
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|Date Added||Tuesday, November 5th, 2019 at 4:01pm PST -08:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16T E 420990 N 4764495|
|Decimal Degrees||43.02903333, -87.96980000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 43° 1.742', W 87° 58.188'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||43° 1' 44.52" N, 87° 58' 11.28" W|
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