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Dusty Rhodes (Baseball)
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Baseball Player
    (May 13, 1927-June 17, 2009)
    Born in Mathews, Alabama
    Birth name was James Lamar Rhodes
    Outfielder for the New York/San Francisco Giants (1952-59)
    Career batting average .253
    54 home runs
    He shared his name with a professional wrestler.
    Manager Leo Durocher called him 'the worst fielder who ever played in a big league game.'
    He was known for his hard drinking and fondness for the night life.
    He explained his short career by saying, 'After Durocher left the Giants, baseball wasn't fun anymore.'
    He was known for his clutch hitting.
    In the Giants' 1954 World Series victory, he hit seven RBIs and two home runs, including a pinch hit 10th inning homer to win Game One.
    After leaving baseball, he worked on a friend's tugboat for 25 years, a job he said he loved.
    Willie Mays said of him, 'I've never had a greater friend.'

Credit: C. Fishel


    In 2018, Out of 1 Votes: 100% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 4 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 1 Votes: 100% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 1 Votes: 100% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 11 Votes: 54.55% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 22 Votes: 54.55% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 9 Votes: 66.67% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 16 Votes: 62.50% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 13 Votes: 76.92% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 23 Votes: 47.83% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 14 Votes: 42.86% Annoying
 
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