|First baseman / Center fielder|
|Born: October 9, 1940|
Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
|Died: March 13, 2023 (aged 82)|
Kansas City, Missouri, U.S.
|April 10, 1962, for the New York Yankees|
|Last MLB appearance|
|May 25, 1973, for the Atlanta Braves|
|Runs batted in||721|
|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.
Pepitone died at his daughter's home in Kansas City, Missouri on March 13, 2023, at the age of 82.
References[change | change source]
- ↑ Markusen, Bruce. "Card Corner: 1973 Topps: Joe Pepitone," Hardball Times (May 31, 2013).
- ↑ "Flamboyant Yankees great dies at 82: 'Playful and charismatic personality' made him a fan favorite". nj.com. Retrieved March 13, 2023.
Other websites[change | change source]
- Career statistics and player information from MLB, or Baseball-Reference, or Fangraphs, or Baseball-Reference (Minors)
- Joe Pepitone at Baseball Library