Mike Sandlock

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Mike Sandlock
Catcher
Born: (1915-10-17)October 17, 1915
Old Greenwich, Connecticut
Died: April 4, 2016(2016-04-04) (aged 100)
Cos Cob, Connecticut
Batted: Both Threw: Right 
MLB debut
September 19, 1942 for the Boston Braves
Last MLB appearance
September 27, 1953 for the Pittsburgh Pirates
Career statistics
Batting average    .240
Home runs    2
Runs batted in    31
Teams

Michael Joseph Sandlock (October 17, 1915 – April 4, 2016) was a former utility player in Major League Baseball who played for three different teams from 1942 to 1953. Listed at 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m), 180 lb., he was a switch-hitter and threw right-handed.

He was born in Old Greenwich, Connecticut. With the death of Connie Marrero on April 23, 2014, Sandlock was the oldest living former major league player until his death in 2016.[1] Sandlock died at his home on April 4, 2016 in Cos Cob, Connecticut. He was 100 years old.

References[change | change source]

  1. "At 97, the Oldest Living Brooklyn Dodger Reflects". New York Times.com. Retrieved July 16, 2014.

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