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 Michael Franklin “Pinky” Higgins

Michael Franklin “Pinky” Higgins

Birth
Red Oak, Ellis County, Texas, USA
Death 21 Mar 1969 (aged 59)
Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, USA
Burial Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, USA
Plot Garden of Eternity
Memorial ID 7287734 · View Source
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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.

Bio by: John Nelms


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: John Nelms
  • Added: 24 Mar 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7287734
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : 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 .