Joe Pepitone

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Joe Pepitone
Joe Pepitone 2009.jpg
Pepitone at the 2009 Yankees' Old-Timers' Day
First baseman / Center fielder
Born: (1940-10-09)October 9, 1940
Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
Died: March 13, 2023(2023-03-13) (aged 82)
Kansas City, Missouri, U.S.
Batted: Left Threw: Left
MLB debut
April 10, 1962, for the New York Yankees
Last MLB appearance
May 25, 1973, for the Atlanta Braves
MLB statistics
Batting average.258
Home runs219
Runs batted in721
Career highlights and awards

Joseph Anthony Pepitone (October 9, 1940 – March 13, 2023) was a Major League Baseball first baseman and outfielder. His playing career lasted from 1962 until 1973. He was known for playing for the New York Yankees, Chicago Cubs, Houston Astros and the Atlanta Braves.[1]

Pepitone died at his daughter's home in Kansas City, Missouri on March 13, 2023, at the age of 82.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Markusen, Bruce. "Card Corner: 1973 Topps: Joe Pepitone," Hardball Times (May 31, 2013).
  2. "Flamboyant Yankees great dies at 82: 'Playful and charismatic personality' made him a fan favorite". Retrieved March 13, 2023.

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