Odell Hale

Odell Hale

Birth
Hosston, Caddo Parish, Louisiana, USA
Death 9 Jun 1980 (aged 71)
El Dorado, Union County, Arkansas, USA
Burial El Dorado, Union County, Arkansas, USA
Memorial ID 13751434 · View Source
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Major League Baseball Player. His real name was Arvel Odell Hale. The third baseman-second baseman played 10 years in the big leagues with the Cleveland Indians (1931, 1933 to 1940) and the Boston Red Sox and New York Giants in 1941. He had three stellar years. In 1934, the right-handed batter hit .302 with 44 doubles and 101 runs batted in. The following season he batted .304 with 37 doubles, 16 homers and 101 RBIs. In 1936, he hit .316 with 50 doubles, 13 triples, 14 homers, 126 runs scored and 87 RBIs. The Indians traded him along with pitcher Joe Dobson and catcher Frankie Pytak on December 12, 1940 to the Red Sox for pitcher Jim Bagby Jr., outfielder Gee Walker and catcher Gene Desautels. Boston sold him to the Giants on June 19, 1941. His career totals were .302 with 30 homers and 392 RBIs.

Bio by: Ron Coons


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Ron Coons
  • Added: 27 Mar 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 13751434
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Odell Hale (10 Aug 1908–9 Jun 1980), Find A Grave Memorial no. 13751434, citing Arlington Memorial Park, El Dorado, Union County, Arkansas, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .