- Name: Alvin Dark
- Born: 01/07/1922
- Died: 11/13/2014 (92 years old)
Alvin Ralph Dark (January 7, 1922 – November 13, 2014), nicknamed “Blackie” and “The Swamp Fox“, was an American professional baseball shortstop and manager. He played fourteen years in Major League Baseball (MLB) for five National League (NL) teams, from 1946 through 1960. Dark was named the major leagues’ 1948 Rookie of the Year after batting .322 for the Boston Braves.
Birth Place: Comanche, Oklahoma
Death Place: Easley, South Carolina
Alvin Dark quotes :
Every player should be accorded the privilege of at least one season with the Chicago Cubs. That's baseball as it should be played - in God's own sunshine. And that's really living.Alvin Dark