Buddy Hassett Biography

Buddy Hassett

Age: 85

first baseman for the Brooklyn Dodgers, Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees; known as a fine hitter and fielder, Hassett never had more than 20 strike outs in a season; loved to entertain people by singing and sang between movies while a member of the Dodgers; served as a Naval officer in World War II then managed the Yankees' Newark, N.J. farm team; of bone cancer

Died: Aug. 23, 1997

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1997 Deaths