Ex – MLB outfielder who helped the Detroit Tigers gain a global Series Tournament in 1968. He was a five-sport university athlete at Alma University (basketball, baseball, monitor, golf, and soccer). He finished his 12-period MLB career using a .267 batting average and 610 RBIs. He and his wife Patty acquired five kids: Kamil, Azaria, Jim, Paige and Kate. He defined Ted Williams as his primary baseball idol developing up.