Fritz Brickell

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Fritz Brickell
Shortstop
Born: (1935-03-19)March 19, 1935
Wichita, Kansas
Died: October 15, 1965(1965-10-15) (aged 30)
Wichita, Kansas
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 30, 1958 for the New York Yankees
Last MLB appearance
May 15, 1961 for the Los Angeles Angels
Career statistics
Batting average .182
Home runs 1
Runs batted in 7
Teams

Fritz Darrell Brickell (March 19, 1935 – October 15, 1965) was an American professional baseball player who played three seasons for the New York Yankees and Los Angeles Angels of Major League Baseball. He was the son of former major league outfielder Fred Brickell.

A native of Wichita, Kansas, Brickell stood 5 feet 5 inches (1.65 m) tall and weighed 157 pounds (71 kg). A noted chewer of tobacco, Brickell died from cancer of the jaw[1] at the age of 30.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Fritz Brickell at the SABR Bio Project, by Stephen Roney, retrieved July 16, 2013
  2. ^ Cancer victim

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