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Billy Werber
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Baseball Player
    (June 20, 1908-January 22, 2009)
    Born in Berwyn Heights, Maryland
    Birth name is William Murray Werber
    Attended Duke University
    Third baseman for the New York Yankees (1930, 1933), Boston Red Sox (1933-1936), Philadelphia Athletics (1937-1938), Cincinnati Reds (1939-1941) and the New York Giants (1942)
    Three time AL Stolen Base Champion (1934-1935, 1937 (with Ben Chapman))
    AL Runs Scored Champion (1939)
    Inducted into the Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame (1991)
    Author of 'Circling Bases,' 'Hunting is for the Birds' and 'Memories of a Ballplayer'
    Last living teammate of Babe Ruth
    He named one his three children after himself.
    He played for both the Yankees and the Red Sox.
    During his rookie season, he was in 4 games and went to the minor leagues.
    He disliked players who have long hair and evident beards and said they were a bunch of 'caterwaulers.'
    He won All-American honors in basketball which made him the first Duke player to do so.
    He was the first MLB player to go up to bat in a televised game (August 26, 1939).
    He played for the 1940 World Series winning Reds team.
    He set a MLB record in consecutive doubles (4) in the NL and the AL.
    He was married to his wife for 7 decades until her death.
    He had a great business career working with an insurance agency.
    He was the oldest living World Series baseball player at 100 until his death.

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