Jamestown Falcons players

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  1. Nellie Fox

    Nellie Fox


    Jacob Nelson "Nellie" Fox (December 25, 1927 – December 1, 1975) was an American professional baseball player. Fox was one of the best second basemen, and the third most difficult hitter to strike out in Major League Baseball (MLB) history. He played for the Philadelphia Athletics, Chicago White Sox, and Houston Astros, from 1947 through 1965.

  2. Sal Maglie

    Sal Maglie


    Salvatore Anthony Maglie (April 26, 1917 – December 28, 1992) was an American Major League Baseball pitcher. He played from 1945 to 1958 for the New York Giants, Cleveland Indians, Brooklyn Dodgers, New York Yankees, and St. Louis Cardinals. Maglie was known as "Sal the Barber", because he gave close shaves—that is, pitched inside to hitters. Coincidentally, he also sported a five o'clock shadow look. He also had the distinction of being one of the few players, and only pitcher, to play for all three New York City baseball teams. During a 10-year major league baseball career, Maglie compiled 119 wins, 862 strikeouts, and an 3.15 earned run average.

  3. Ken Rowe

    Ken Rowe


    Kenneth Darrell Rowe (December 31, 1933 – November 22, 2012) was a middle-relief pitcher in Major League Baseball who played for the Los Angeles Dodgers (1963) and Baltimore Orioles (1964–65). He batted and threw right-handed.

  4. George Alusik

    George Alusik


    George Joseph Alusik (born February 11, 1935) is a retired American Major League Baseball (MLB) player who played five seasons with the Detroit Tigers (1958, 1961–1962) and Kansas City Athletics (1962–1964).

  5. Bubba Morton

    Bubba Morton


    Wycliffe Nathaniel "Bubba" Morton (December 13, 1931 – January 14, 2006) was an American right fielder in Major League Baseball who played for the Detroit Tigers (1961–1963), Milwaukee Braves (1963) and California Angels (1966–1969). He batted and threw right-handed.

  6. Cecil Cooper

    Cecil Cooper


    Cecil Celester Cooper (born December 20, 1949), nicknamed "Coop," is a former first baseman in Major League Baseball and the former manager of the Houston Astros. From 1971 through 1987, Cooper played for the Boston Red Sox (1971–76) and Milwaukee Brewers (1977–87). He batted and threw left-handed, and attended Prairie View A&M University in Prairie View, Texas.

  7. Buck Rodgers

    Buck Rodgers


    Robert Leroy "Buck" Rodgers (born August 16, 1938) is a former catcher, manager and coach in Major League Baseball. As a manager, he helmed three major league teams: the Milwaukee Brewers (1980–82), Montreal Expos (1985–91) and California Angels (1991–94), compiling a career won-lost mark of 784–773 (.504).

  8. Phil Regan

    Phil Regan


    Philip Ramond Regan (born April 6, 1937 in Otsego, Michigan) is a former Major League Baseball player and manager, who currently serves as the pitching coach for the New York Mets' high A Florida State League affiliate, the St. Lucie Mets. During the 1966 season, when he was Walter Alston's favorite arm out of the Los Angeles Dodgers bullpen, teammate Sandy Koufax nicknamed him "The Vulture" due to his knack for earning wins in late-inning relief situations.

  9. Greg Mulleavy

    Greg Mulleavy


    Gregory Thomas Mulleavy (September 25, 1905 – February 1, 1980) was an American professional baseball player, manager, coach and scout. A shortstop, he played in 79 games in Major League Baseball for the Chicago White Sox and Boston Red Sox in 1930, 1932 and 1933. The native of Detroit, Michigan stood 5 feet 7 inches (1.70 m) tall, weighed 167 pounds (76 kg), and threw and batted right-handed.

  10. Frank Kostro

    Frank Kostro


    Frank Jerry Kostro (born August 4, 1937) is a retired American professional baseball player. The native of Windber, Pennsylvania, appeared in 266 games over seven seasons (1962–65; 1967–69) for the Detroit Tigers, Los Angeles Angels and Minnesota Twins of Major League Baseball. Following his big league career, Kostro played in Japan in 1970 for the Hankyu Braves.

  11. Coot Veal

    Coot Veal


    Orville Inman "Coot" Veal (born July 9, 1932 in Sandersville, Georgia) is a former Major League Baseball shortstop. He was signed by the Detroit Tigers before the 1952 season, and later drafted by the Washington Senators from the Tigers in the 1960 American League expansion draft (December 14, 1960). He played for the Tigers (1958-1960, 1963), Senators (1961), and Pittsburgh Pirates (1962).

  12. Duke Maas

    Duke Maas


    Duane Fredrick Maas (January 31, 1929 – December 7, 1976) is a former professional baseball player. He was a pitcher over parts of 7 seasons (1955–1961) with the Detroit Tigers, Kansas City Athletics and New York Yankees.

  13. Chick King

    Chick King


    Charles Gilbert "Chick" King (November 10, 1930 – July 9, 2012) was a Major League Baseball outfielder who played for the Detroit Tigers (1954–1956), Chicago Cubs (1958–1959), and St. Louis Cardinals (1959).

  14. Frank Carswell

    Frank Carswell


    Frank Willis Carswell (November 6, 1919 – October 16, 1998) was an American third baseman, first baseman, outfielder, manager and scout in professional baseball. Although he played only 16 Major League Baseball games in his career, for the 1953 Detroit Tigers, Carswell was one of the top minor league hitters of the post-World War II era.

  15. George Armstrong

    George Armstrong


    Noble George "Dodo" Armstrong (June 3, 1924 – July 24, 1993) was an American professional baseball player, a catcher whose nine-season (1943–1951) career included eight games played in the Major Leagues for the 1946 Philadelphia Athletics. The native of Orange, New Jersey, threw and batted right-handed. He stood 5 feet 10 inches (1.78 m) tall and weighed 190 pounds (86 kg).

  16. Frank Lary

    Frank Lary


    Frank Strong Lary (born April 10, 1930) is a former Major League Baseball pitcher for the Detroit Tigers (1954-1964), New York Mets (1964, 1965), Milwaukee Braves (1964), and Chicago White Sox (1965). He led the American League with 21 wins in 1956 and ranked second in the same category with 23 wins in 1961. Lary was selected to the American League All-Star team in 1960 and 1961 and won the Gold Glove Award in 1961. He was known variously as "Taters," "Mule," and the "Yankee Killer." The latter nickname was won due to his 27-10 record against the New York Yankees from 1955 to 1961.

  17. Howie Koplitz

    Howie Koplitz


    Howard Dean Koplitz (May 4, 1938 – January 2, 2012) was a pitcher in Major League Baseball pitcher. He played all or part of five seasons in the majors, between 1961 and 1966, for the Detroit Tigers and Washington Senators.

  18. Babe Birrer

    Babe Birrer


    Werner Joseph Birrer (July 4, 1928 – November 19, 2013) was an American pitcher in Major League Baseball. Listed at 6' 0", 195 lb., Birrer batted and threw right handed. He was born in Buffalo, New York.

  19. Bob Shaw

    Bob Shaw


    Robert John Shaw (June 29, 1933 – September 23, 2010) was an American Major League Baseball (MLB) player from Garden City, New York. A right-handed pitcher, he played on seven teams for eleven seasons, 1957 through 1967. In 1962, he was a National League (NL) All-Star player. In 1966, he led the National League with a perfect 1.000 fielding average as pitcher.

  20. Ken Walters

    Ken Walters


    Kenneth Rogers Walters (November 11, 1933 – January 26, 2010) was a right-handed Major League Baseball outfielder who played from 1960 to 1961 for the Philadelphia Phillies and in 1963 with the Cincinnati Reds.

  21. Earl Rapp

    Earl Rapp


    Earl Wellington Rapp (May 20, 1921 – February 13, 1992) was an American professional baseball outfielder and scout. In Major League Baseball, he played in 1949 and from 1951 to 1952 for the Detroit Tigers, Chicago White Sox, New York Giants, St. Louis Browns and Washington Senators. Born in Corunna, Michigan, but raised in Swedesboro, New Jersey, he batted left-handed, threw right-handed, stood 6 feet 2 inches (1.88 m) tall and weighed 185 pounds (84 kg).

  22. Elmo Plaskett

    Elmo Plaskett


    Elmo Alexander Plaskett (June 27, 1938 – November 2, 1998) was a catcher in Major League Baseball. He was born in Frederiksted, United States Virgin Islands, and died in Christiansted. The Pittsburgh Pirates signed him as a free agent in 1957. He played for the Pirates in 1962 and 1963.

  23. Joe Ginsberg

    Joe Ginsberg


    Myron Nathan "Joe" Ginsberg (October 11, 1926 – November 2, 2012) was a catcher for the Detroit Tigers (1948 and 1950–53), Cleveland Indians (1953–54), Kansas City Athletics (1956), Baltimore Orioles (1956–60), Chicago White Sox (1960–61), Boston Red Sox (1961), and New York Mets (1962). He was Jewish.

  24. Jim Wright

    Jim Wright


    James Clifton Wright (born December 21, 1950) is a former professional baseball pitcher. He played two seasons in Major League Baseball for the Boston Red Sox in 1978-79. Wright was born in Reed City, Michigan.

  25. Jim Stump

    Jim Stump


    James Gilbert Stump (born February 10, 1932) is an American former professional baseball player who appeared in 11 Major League Baseball games as a relief pitcher for the 1957 and 1959 Detroit Tigers. He threw and batted right-handed, stood 6 feet (1.8 m) tall and weighed 188 pounds (85 kg).

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