Charlie Moore

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Charlie Moore
Catcher / Outfielder
Born: (1953-06-21) June 21, 1953 (age 61)
Birmingham, Alabama
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 8, 1973 for the Milwaukee Brewers
Last MLB appearance
October 4, 1987 for the Toronto Blue Jays
Career statistics
Batting average .261
Hits 1052
RBI 408
Teams
Career highlights and awards
  • Hit for cycle on October 1, 1980

Charles William Moore Jr. (born June 21, 1953 in Birmingham, Alabama), is a former professional baseball player who played in the Major Leagues primarily as a catcher and outfielder from 1973-1987. He played most of his career with the Milwaukee Brewers; he played his final season with the Toronto Blue Jays.

Moore now works as a sales representative in Birmingham, Alabama.

Notable accomplishments[edit]

  • Moore hit for the cycle on October 1, 1980, in a Brewers 10–7 win over the California Angels.
  • Moore had 13 assists in 1982 (among the league leaders), in his first year playing extensively in right field.
  • Moore hit .462 in the 1982 ALCS and made an important defensive play in the final game, throwing out Reggie Jackson at third base from right field.
  • Moore hit .346 with nine hits, three doubles and two RBI in the 1982 World Series.
  • On October 3, 1976, at Milwaukee County Stadium, Moore was the last runner batted in by Hank Aaron, crossing the plate on Aaron's sixth-inning single in the Brewers' 5-2 loss to the Detroit Tigers [1].

References[edit]

Haudricourt, Tom. Where have you gone, '82 Brewers? KCI Sports Publishing: Stevens Point, WI, 2007, p. 84-89.

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