Claudell Washington

Claudell Washington

Birth
Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Death 10 Jun 2020 (aged 65)
San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, USA
Burial Burial Details Unknown
Memorial ID 211606464 · View Source
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Major League Baseball Player. A two-time All-Star (1975 and 1984) he played the outfield for the Oakland Athletics (1974 to 1976), the Texas Rangers (1977 to 1978), the Chicago White Sox (1978 to 1980), the New York Mets (1980), the Atlanta Braves (1981 to 1986), the New York Yankees (1986 to 1988), the California Angels (1989 to 1990), and finished his career with the New York Yankees in 1990. Having never played high school baseball, he was still scouted by the Oakland Athletics and signed with them as a non-drafted free agent in 1972. During the course of his career, he batted .278 with 164 home rums and 824 runs batted in. He experienced a World Series championship with the Oakland Athletics in 1974 and became only the third player to hit three home runs in a game while playing in the American and National Leagues. In 2017 he was diagnosed with prostrate cancer and died as a result of the disease at the age of 65.

Bio by: William Bjornstad


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: William Bjornstad
  • Added: 20 Jun 2020
  • Find a Grave Memorial 211606464
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Claudell Washington (31 Aug 1954–10 Jun 2020), Find a Grave Memorial no. 211606464, ; Maintained by Find A Grave Burial Details Unknown.