Richie Ashburn

Richie Ashburn
1927 - 1997

Richie Ashburn  American Baseball

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Richie Ashburn passed away on 9th Sep 1997 aged 70.


Richie Ashburn was previously married to Herberta Cox (1949).


Richie Ashburn is a member of the following lists: People from Tilden, Nebraska, American sportsmen and Utica Blue Sox players.


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First Name Don
Middle Name Richard
Last Name Ashburn
Full Name at Birth Don Richard Ashburn
Alternative Name Whitey, Put Put
Age 70 (age at death) years
Birthday 19th March, 1927
Birthplace Tilden, NE
Died 9th September, 1997
Place of Death New York, NY
Buried Gladwyne Methodist Church Cemetery, Gladwyne, PA
Height 5' 10" (178 cm)
Weight 170lbs (77 kg)
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Nationality American
High School Tilden (Tilden, NE)
Occupation Text Former Major League Baseball Player
Occupation Baseball
Baseball Position Centerfielder
Bats Left
Throws Right
MLB First Game Date 20th April, 1948
MLB Final Game Date 30th September, 1962
Hall of Fame Inducted into the Hall of Fame by Veteran's Committee as Player in 1995.

Don Richard "Richie" Ashburn (March 19, 1927 – September 9, 1997), also known by the nicknames, "Putt-Putt", "The Tilden Flash", and "Whitey" due to his light-blond hair, was an American center fielder in Major League Baseball. He was born in Tilden, Nebraska (some sources give his full middle name as "Richie"). From his youth on a farm, he grew up to become a professional outfielder and veteran broadcaster for the Philadelphia Phillies and one of the most beloved sports figures in Philadelphia history. He was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1995.

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1996 MLB All-Star Game1996Himself - Ceremonial 1st PitchTV Movie
1953 MLB All-Star Game1953Himself - NL OutfielderTV Movie
1951 MLB All-Star Game1951Himself - NL Center FielderTV Movie
1950 World Series1950Himself - Philadelphia Phillies Center Fielder (4 episodes, 1950)TV Show




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