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Alvin Dark

AKA Alvin Ralph Dark

Born: 7-Jan-1922
Birthplace: Comanche, OK
Died: 13-Nov-2014
Location of death: Easley, SC
Cause of death: Natural Causes

Gender: Male
Religion: Baptist [1]
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Baseball

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: MLB Shortstop and Manager

"Baseball was my business and my life. I gave it all I had. I never drank, never smoked, never chewed, never anything like that. It was all against my sports upbringing. I feel very fortunate. And very happy. God blessed me."


[1] Rock Springs Baptist Church, Easley, SC.

Wife: Adrienne Magnon (four children, div.)
Daughter: Allison
Son: Gene
Wife: Jackie Rockwood (stewardess, extramarital affair, later m., until his death)

    University: Louisiana State University at Baton Rouge
    University: University of Louisiana at Lafayette

    NL Rookie of the Year 1948

    SPORTS FRANCHISE HISTORY
    San Diego Padres Manager (1977)
    Oakland Athletics Manager (1974-75)
    Cleveland Indians Manager (1968-71)
    Kansas City Athletics Manager (1966-67)
    San Francisco Giants Manager (1961-64)
    Milwaukee Braves Shortstop (1960)
    Philadelphia Phillies Shortstop (1960)
    Chicago Cubs Shortstop (1958-59)
    St. Louis Cardinals Shortstop (1956-58)
    New York Giants Shortstop (1950-56)
    Boston Braves Shortstop (1946-49)


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