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Leon Culberson

Leon Culberson
Outfielder
Born: (1919-08-06)August 6, 1919
Halls, Georgia
Died: September 17, 1989(1989-09-17) (aged 70)
Rome, Georgia
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
May 16, 1943, for the Boston Red Sox
Last MLB appearance
May 12, 1948, for the Washington Senators
MLB statistics
Batting average .266
Home runs 14
RBI 131
Teams

Delbert Leon Culberson (August 6, 1919 – September 17, 1989) was a Halls, GA.

Culberson hit for the cycle on July 3, 1943. In 1946, he appeared in the World Series for the Boston Red Sox and was the outfielder who fielded Harry Walker's hit that resulted in Slaughter's Mad Dash.

He died in Rome, GA, at the age of 71. He was buried in Oaknoll Memorial Gardens in Rome, GA.[1]

See also

References

  1. ^ Grandson is current San Francisco Giant minor leaguer picked Baseball-51st overall in 2008 draft, Charlie Culberson. Almanac.com. Retrieved October 20, 2006.

External links

  • Baseball-Reference.com - career statistics and analysis
  • BaseballLibrary.com
  • New York Times Obituary


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