Three-time All-Star outfielder who earned back-to-back Country wide League batting game titles in 1962 and 1963. He performed basketball at Children SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL in Brooklyn alongside NBA Hall of Popularity safeguard Lenny Wilkens. He nearly signed with the brand new York Yankees, but rather signed using the Brooklyn Dodgers after speaking with Hall of Popularity infielder Jackie Robinson. He previously three daughters and a kid from his initial marriage, and afterwards wedded his second wife Carol, with whom he previously one little girl. He helped the LA Dodgers earn the Globe Series in 1963, along with Hall of Popularity pitcher Sandy Koufax.