(March 27, 1932-July 4, 2011)
Born in Laurinburg, North Carolina
Birth name is John Wesley Covington
Left Fielder for the Milwaukee Braves (1956-1961), Chicago White Sox (1961), Kansas City Athletics (1961), Philadelphia Phillies (1961-1965), Chicago Cubs (1966) and the Los Angeles Dodgers (1966)
Died of cancer at age 79
Why he might be annoying
He played for four different teams in the 1961 season.
He was a journeyman player.
He was overshadowed by Hank Aaron in Milwaukee.
He frequently committed errors as a left fielder in his career.
He was with the Phillies as the team missed the NL pennant by one game (1964).
Why he might not be annoying
He served in the Korean War with the U.S. Army.
He hit a career high of 24 home runs in the 1958 season.
He made two heroic catches that helped Lew Burdette to record two wins while the Braves won the 1957 World Series in seven games.
He batted left handed.
He did charity work in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
Credit: Neo NX2004
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For 2017, as of last week, Out of 2 Votes: 0% Annoying
In 2016, Out of 6 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
In 2015, Out of 6 Votes: 33.33% Annoying
In 2014, Out of 16 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
In 2013, Out of 24 Votes: 45.83% Annoying
In 2012, Out of 27 Votes: 62.96% Annoying
In 2011, Out of 17 Votes: 29.41% Annoying
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