Bockman, Eddie

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Name
Bockman, Eddie Gender: M
Joseph Edward Bockman
born on 26 July 1920 at 20:30 (= 8:30 PM )
Place Santa Ana, California, 33n45, 117w52
Timezone PST h8w (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 03°49' s_mo.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 22°11 Asc.s_piscol.18.gif 06°10'



Biography

American professional baseball third baseman and scout, who played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the New York Yankees (1946), Cleveland Indians (1947), and Pittsburgh Pirates (1948–1949). During his playing days, Bockman stood 5 feet 9 inches (1.75 m), weighing 175 pounds (79 kg); he batted and threw right-handed. His younger brother, Morley Bockman, played Minor League Baseball (MiLB) for the Riverside Rubes, in the Sunset League, among other teams.

Bockman later scouted for the Philadelphia Phillies, where he was credited for signing Bob Boone, Larry Bowa, Joe Charboneau, Buck Martinez, Ricky Jordan, Randy Lerch, Dick Ruthven, John Vukovich, and Bob Walk, among others. In 1992, after more than 30 years with the Phillies, he became a scout for the newly created Florida Marlins expansion team.

On 29 September 2011, Bockman died in Millbrae, California, at the age of 91.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

Source Notes

Birth certificate in hand from Sy Scholfield.

Categories

  • Traits : Body : Size (1.75 m/ 5 ft 9 in)
  • Traits : Body : Weight (79 kg/ 175 lb)
  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 91)
  • Vocation : Sports : Baseball (Third baseman)
  • Vocation : Sports Business : Promoter/ Agent (Baseball scout)
  • Notable : Famous : Top 5% of Profession (MLB player, 1946-1949)