Dizzy Dean Photo

Dizzy Dean

Born: Jan 16, 1910

Death: Jul 17, 1974

Birthplace: Lucas

Profession: Baseball player

Nationality: United States

Dizzy Dean

Date of Birth : Jan 16, 1910
Date of Death : Jul 17, 1974
Birth Place : Lucas

Jay Hanna "Dizzy" Dean, also known as Jerome Herman Dean, was an American professional baseball player. He played in Major League Baseball as a pitcher for the St. Louis Cardinals, Chicago Cubs and the St. Louis Browns. A brash and colorful personality, Dean was the last National League pitcher to win 30 games in one season. After his playing career, he became a popular television sports commentator. Dean was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1953. When the Cardinals reopened the team Hall of Fame in 2014, Dean was inducted among the inaugural class.

Profession


  • Baseball player

Awards Won


  • National League Most Valuable Player Award
  • Associated Press Male Athlete of the Year
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