Pinky May

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Pinky May
Pinky May 1940 Play Ball card.jpeg
Third baseman
Born: (1911-01-18)January 18, 1911
Laconia, Indiana
Died: September 4, 2000(2000-09-04) (aged 89)
Corydon, Indiana
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 21, 1939, for the Philadelphia Phillies
Last MLB appearance
October 3, 1943, for the Philadelphia Phillies
MLB statistics
Batting average .275
Hits 610
Runs batted in 215

Merrill Glend "Pinky" May (January 18, 1911 in Laconia, Indiana – September 4, 2000 in Corydon, Indiana), was a professional baseball player who played third base in the Major Leagues from 1939 to 1943.[1] He played for the Philadelphia Phillies. After his playing days ended May served in the military during World War II from 1944 to 1945.[2] May was the father of former major league catcher Milt May.[1]


  1. ^ a b Pinky May at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ The ESPN Baseball Encyclopedia. Sterling Publishing. 2007. p. 710. ISBN 1-4027-4771-3. 

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