Hal Newhouser, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

Hal Newhouser

American baseball player

Date of Birth: 20-May-1921

Place of Birth: Detroit, Michigan, United States

Date of Death: 10-Nov-1998

Profession: baseball player

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Taurus


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About Hal Newhouser

  • Harold Newhouser (May 20, 1921 – November 10, 1998), nicknamed "Prince Hal," was an American professional baseball player.
  • In Major League Baseball (MLB), he pitched 17 seasons on the Detroit Tigers and Cleveland Indians, from 1939 through 1955.
  • Newhouser was an All-Star for six seasons, and was considered to be the most dominating pitcher of the World War II era of baseball, winning a pitcher's triple crown for the Tigers in 1945.
  • He was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1992.
  • After his retirement from baseball Newhouser was away from the sport for 20 years, serving as a bank vice president.
  • He later worked as a scout for several MLB teams, including the Houston Astros.
  • Angered when they rebuffed his recommendation to draft future Hall of Famer Derek Jeter in favor of Phil Nevin, he quit shortly after.

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