Gene Corbett

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Gene Corbett
First baseman
Born: (1913-10-25)October 25, 1913
Winona, Minnesota
Died: January 28, 2009(2009-01-28) (aged 95)
Salisbury, Maryland
Batted: Left Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 19, 1936, for the Philadelphia Phillies
Last MLB appearance
June 6, 1938, for the Philadelphia Phillies
MLB statistics
Batting average .120
Home runs 2
Runs batted in 10

Eugene Louis Corbett (October 25, 1913 – January 28, 2009) was a first baseman in Major League Baseball who played for the Philadelphia Phillies between 1936 and 1938. Born in Winona, Minnesota, he batted left-handed and threw right-handed.

Corbett played with the Phillies in part of three seasons. In a 37-game career, he was a .120 hitter (13-for-108) with two home runs and 10 RBI, including 12 runs and three doubles. Following his majors career, he played for the Baltimore Orioles of the International League.

Corbett was the last living position player (non-pitcher) to have played at Baker Bowl, the Phillies home ballpark between May 2, 1895, and June 30, 1938, while a member of the Phillies.

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