Mike Sandlock

American baseball player

Michael Joseph Sandlock (October 17, 1915 – April 4, 2016) was a former utility player in Major League Baseball who played for three different teams from 1942 to 1953. Listed at 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m), 180 lb., he was a switch-hitter and threw right-handed.

Mike Sandlock
Catcher
Born: (1915-10-17)October 17, 1915
Old Greenwich, Connecticut
Died: April 4, 2016(2016-04-04) (aged 100)
Cos Cob, Connecticut
Batted: Both Threw: Right
debut
September 19, 1942, for the Boston Braves
Last appearance
September 27, 1953, for the Pittsburgh Pirates
Career statistics
Batting average.240
Home runs2
Runs batted in31
Teams

He was born in Old Greenwich, Connecticut. With the death of Connie Marrero on April 23, 2014, Sandlock was the oldest living former major league player until his death in 2016.[1] Sandlock died at his home on April 4, 2016 in Cos Cob, Connecticut. He was 100 years old.

ReferencesEdit

  1. "At 97, the Oldest Living Brooklyn Dodger Reflects". New York Times.com. Retrieved July 16, 2014.

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