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Dark, Alvin Ralph

Born: 1922 AD
Currently alive, at 94 years of age.
Nationality: American
Categories: Baseball Player, Managers

1922 – Alvin Ralph Dark was born on the 7th of January in Comanche, Oklahoma.

 

1946-1960 – He played for five National League teams.

 

1948 – Named the major leagues’ Rookie of the Year with the Boston Braves.

 

1956 – He was traded to the St. Louis Cardinals.

 

1957 – Led the NL in putouts and double plays for the third time.

 

1958 – He was traded to the Chicago Cubs in May.

 

1960 – In January, he was traded with two other players to the Philadelphia Phillies in exchange for Richie Ashburn

 

1962 – Became the third manager to win pennants with both National and American League teams.

 

1968 – Hired to manage the Cleveland Indians.

 

1975 – He was fired after losing the American League Championship Series.

 

1977 – Dark was hired by the San Diego Padres.