Charles Teague (baseball)

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Charles Clyde Teague (born 1924) was a retired American professional baseball player. A second baseman, he played in minor league baseball. As a college baseball player for Wake Forest University, he was named an All-American in three seasons. In 2010, he was inducted into the National College Baseball Hall of Fame.

Career[edit]

Teague attended Eugene High School. He was named captain of his school's baseball team in a vote amongst the players.

Teague attended Wake Forest University from 1947 through 1950, playing college baseball for the Wake Forest Demon Deacons baseball team. He was the first Demon Deacon to be named an All-American in baseball, receiving the honor three times.[1][2]

The Chicago Cubs signed Teague in 1950 and assigned him to began his professional career in minor league baseball with the Des Moines Bruins of the Western League.[3]

Teague was posthumously elected to the National College Baseball Hall of Fame in 2010.[1][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "George Sisler, B.J. Surhoff elected to college baseball HOF - ESPN". Sports.espn.go.com. 2010-02-19. Retrieved 2012-08-16. 
  2. ^ St. Petersburg Times - Google News Archive Search
  3. ^ "Cubs Acquire Six Prospects; One Gets Bonus". Pqasb.pqarchiver.com. 1950-07-01. Retrieved 2012-08-16. 
  4. ^ "College baseball honors century of success | MLB.com: News". Mlb.mlb.com. 2012-06-19. Retrieved 2012-08-16. 

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