Albert Leonard "Al" Rosen (February 29, 1924 – March 13, 2015), nicknamed "Flip" and "The Hebrew Hammer" (he was of Jewish descent), was an American professional baseball player. He was a third baseman and right-handed slugger in the Major Leagues for ten seasons in the 1940s and 1950s.
Rosen played for the Cleveland Indians throughout his entire baseball career. He began playing for them in 1947. He retired in 1956.
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- Berger, Ralph. "SABR Baseball Biography Project: Al Rosen". The Society for American Baseball Research. http://sabr.org/bioproj/person/40d66568. Retrieved 2013-09-27.
- "Rosen, 1953 MVP and four-time All-Star, dies at 91". mlb.com. http://m.mlb.com/news/article/112723684/al-rosen-the-1953-al-mvp-with-indians-and-an-executive-for-yankees-astros-and-giants. Retrieved March 14, 2015.