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 Michael Franklin “Pinky” Higgins

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Michael Franklin “Pinky” Higgins

  • Birth 27 May 1909 Red Oak, Ellis County, Texas, USA
  • Death 21 Mar 1969 Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, USA
  • Burial Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, USA
  • Plot Garden of Eternity
  • Memorial ID 7287734

Baseball player and manager. "Pinky" Higgins played 3rd base for 14 seasons in the American League, for Philadelphia, Boston, and Detroit. A 3-time All-Star, 1934-36-44, he had a .292 lifetime batting average and played in two World Series, 1940 and 46. He holds the record of hitting safely in 12 consecutive at-bats. He managed the Boston Red Sox 8 seasons, 1955-62, winning 560 games and losing 556.

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  • Originally Created by: John Nelms
  • Added: 24 Mar 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7287734
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Michael Franklin “Pinky” Higgins (27 May 1909–21 Mar 1969), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7287734, citing Sparkman Hillcrest Memorial Park, Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .