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Hank Allen

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Hank Allen Famous memorial

Birth
Wampum, Lawrence County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death
31 May 2024 (aged 83)
Bethesda, Montgomery County, Maryland, USA
Burial
New Beaver, Lawrence County, Pennsylvania, USA Add to Map
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Major League Baseball Player. For seven seasons (1966 to 1970 & 1972 to 1973), he played at the outfield, third base, second base and first base positions with the Washington Senators, Milwaukee Brewers and Chicago White Sox. Born Harold Andrew Allen, he attended Wampum High School in Pennsylvania where he led his team to an all-state title in 1958. He played collegiate baseball at Youngstown State University and in 1960, he was signed as an amateur free agent by the Philadelphia Phillies. Acquired by the Washington Senators in 1965, he made his Major League debut on September 9th, 1966 and played in 9 games that year. In 1969, he produced a career-high 75 hits while tying his career-high in home runs with 17. In 389 career regular season games, he compiled 212 hits, with a .241 lifetime batting average. After retiring from baseball, he trained and was an owner of thoroughbred race horses. He later served as a scout with the Houston Astros. His younger brother Dick Allen was a star Major League player and his younger brother Ron Allen experienced a brief Major League career.

Major League Baseball Player. For seven seasons (1966 to 1970 & 1972 to 1973), he played at the outfield, third base, second base and first base positions with the Washington Senators, Milwaukee Brewers and Chicago White Sox. Born Harold Andrew Allen, he attended Wampum High School in Pennsylvania where he led his team to an all-state title in 1958. He played collegiate baseball at Youngstown State University and in 1960, he was signed as an amateur free agent by the Philadelphia Phillies. Acquired by the Washington Senators in 1965, he made his Major League debut on September 9th, 1966 and played in 9 games that year. In 1969, he produced a career-high 75 hits while tying his career-high in home runs with 17. In 389 career regular season games, he compiled 212 hits, with a .241 lifetime batting average. After retiring from baseball, he trained and was an owner of thoroughbred race horses. He later served as a scout with the Houston Astros. His younger brother Dick Allen was a star Major League player and his younger brother Ron Allen experienced a brief Major League career.

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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: C.S.
  • Added: Jun 2, 2024
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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/270966630/hank-allen: accessed ), memorial page for Hank Allen (23 Jul 1940–31 May 2024), Find a Grave Memorial ID 270966630, citing Clinton Cemetery, New Beaver, Lawrence County, Pennsylvania, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave.