Major league outfielder. Played in big leagues, 1938–1942 and 1946–1949, with Washington, Chicago White Sox, and Philadelphia Athletics. Left-handed hitter, batted .300 or better six times. Lifetime average .311, with 38 home runs. Led American League with 13 pinch hits, 1938. Drove in at least one run in 13 consecutive games for Chicago, 1941. Spent 1943–1945 in military service. Managed in minors, 1954–1956. Born 1911, Tabor City. Died 1981.
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