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Johnny Blanchard
Birth: Feb. 26, 1933
Minneapolis
Hennepin County
Minnesota, USA
Death: Mar. 25, 2009
Robbinsdale
Hennepin County
Minnesota, USA

Major League Baseball Player. Born John Edwin Blanchard, he played at the outfield and catcher positions for eight seasons (1955, 1959 to 1965) with the New York Yankees, Kansas City Athletics and Milwaukee Braves. He was a member of five American League Pennant-winning teams (1960 to 1964 Yankees), including two World Champion squads (1961 and 1962 Yankees). He appeared in 15 career total World Series games with 10 hits, 2 home runs, 5 RBIs and a .345 batting average. Blanchard made his big league debut with the Yankees on September 25, 1955 and enjoyed his most successful season in 1961, when he had 74 hits, with 21 home runs and a .305 batting average. In 516 career regular season games, he had 285 hits with a .239 lifetime batting average. He died from a heart attack. (bio by: C.S.) 
 
Burial:
Fort Snelling National Cemetery
Minneapolis
Hennepin County
Minnesota, USA
Plot: Section 30, Site 32
 
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Originally Created by: C.S.
Record added: Mar 25, 2009
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