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Elmer William Valo ( March 5 is the 64th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (65th in leap years). There are 301 days remaining. Events 1046 - Naser Khosrow begins his itinerary which he would later describe in Safarnameh. 1689 - Daniel Finch, 2nd Earl of Nottingham named Secretary of State for the Northern... March 5, 1921 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). Events January 2 - The first religious radio broadcast ( KDKA AM in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) January 2 - Spanish liner Santa Isabel sinks off Villa Garcia - 244 dead January 2 - DeYoung Museum in Golden Gate Park San Francisco opens. January 20... 1921 - July 19 is the 200th day (201st in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 165 days remaining. Events 711 - Muslim forces under Tariq ibn Ziyad defeat the Visigoths led by their king Roderic. 1333 - Battle of Halidon Hill: the final battle of the Wars of Scottish... July 19, 1998 is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. Events January January 1998 - A massive ice storm, caused by El Niño, strikes New England, southern Ontario and Quebec, resulting in widespread power failures, severe damage to... 1998) was a Major League Baseball (MLB) is the highest level of play in professional baseball in North America. More specifically, Major League Baseball (MLB) refers to the entity that operates North Americas two top leagues, the National League and the American League, by means of a joint organizational structure which has... Major League Baseball player, In the baseball game, the coach is a member of the team at bat stationed near first or third base to signal and direct the runners and batters. Also, each baseball team has a coach specialized in directing the pitcher. Categories: Baseball stubs | Baseball terminology ... coach and Professional sports scouts are trained talent evaluators who travel extensively for the purposes of watching athletes play their chosen sports and determining whether their set of skills and talents represent what is needed by the scouts organization. Some scouts are primarily interested in the selection of prospects, younger players... scout, making his debut on September 22, See also: 1939 in sports, 1941 in sports and the list of years in sports. Many sporting events did not take place because of World War II. Baseball The Cincinnati Reds defeated the Detroit Tigers in the World Series, 4 games to 3. Dom DiMaggio debuted April 16; Pee Wee... 1940. He batted left handed and threw right handed.


Playing in the major leagues for 20 years, Valo was a .282 hitter with 58 In baseball, a home run is a base hit in which the batter is able to circle all the bases, ending at home plate and scoring a run, with no errors on the play that result in the batter achieving extra bases. Home runs are among the most popular aspects... home runs and 601 In baseball statistics, a run batted in (RBI) is given to a batter for each run scored as the result of a batters plate appearance. There are certain exceptions: a player does not receive an RBI if he hits into a double play, if an error is charged on... RBI in 1806 In baseball statistics, games played (denoted by G) indicates the total number of games in which a player has participated (in any capacity). It does not matter in how much of the game the player was active. If player A plays the whole game until there are two out in... games, with most of his time spent as a member of the The Oakland Athletics are a Major League Baseball team based in Oakland, California. They are in the Western Division of the American League. The team is often called the As. Founded: 1893, as the Indianapolis, Indiana franchise in the minor Western League. Moved to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1900 when... Philadelphia Athletics (1940-43, 1946-54).


Valo also played with the The Oakland Athletics are a Major League Baseball team based in Oakland, California. They are in the Western Division of the American League. The team is often called the As. Founded: 1893, as the Indianapolis, Indiana franchise in the minor Western League. Moved to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1900 when... Kansas City Athletics (1955-56), The Philadelphia Phillies are a Major League Baseball team based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. They play in the Eastern Division of the National League. Founded: 1883 The teams name is the longest continuous name in all professional sports. Newspaper writers tried to change the name to Quakers or Live Wires... Philadelphia Phillies (1956, 1961), The text below is generated by a template, which has been proposed for deletion. Please see its entry on Wikipedia:Templates for deletion for comments and voting. For the 1930s NFL team, see Brooklyn Dodgers (football). The Los Angeles Dodgers are a Major League Baseball team based in Los Angeles... Brooklyn & Los Angeles Dodgers (1957-58), The Cleveland Indians are a Major League Baseball team based in Cleveland, Ohio. They are in the Central Division of the American League. Founded: 1901 (charter American League member) Formerly known as: the Cleveland Blues (1901), Broncos or possibly Bronchos (1902) and Naps (1903-1914). They were called the Blues... Cleveland Indians (1959), The New York Yankees are a Major League baseball team based in The Bronx, New York City. They are in the Eastern Division of the American League. The Yankees have won 26 World Series in 39 appearances; the St. Louis Cardinals and the Oakland Athletics are tied for second with... New York Yankees (1960), The Washington Senators (officially named the Washington Nationals during the 1905–1956 seasons) were an American League baseball team from 1901 to 1960. The franchise then moved to Minneapolis and became, and still remains, the Minnesota Twins. The Senators won one World Series (1924) and lost two (1925 and... Washington Senators (1960) and The Minnesota Twins are a Major League Baseball team based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. They are in the Central Division of the American League. The team is owned (as of 2004) by Minneapolis businessman Carl Pohlad, the third owner of the club (following Clark Griffith and his son Calvin). The team... Minnesota Twins (1961). His last game was on October 1, See also: 1960 in sports, 1962 in sports and the list of years in sports. Auto Racing Stock car racing: Marvin Panch won the Daytona 500 NASCAR Championship - Ned Jarrett Indianapolis 500 - A.J. Foyt USAC Racing - A.J. Foyt won the driving championship Formula One Championship - United States 24... 1961, with the Phillies.


A native of Czechoslovakia ( Czech: Československo, Slovak: Česko-Slovensko/before 1990 Československo) was a country in Central Europe that existed from 1918 until 1992 (except for the World War II period). On January 1, 1993, it peacefully split into the Czech Republic and Slovakia, in what was known as the... Ribnik, Czechoslovakia, Valo was a hustling player and an agressive line-drive hitter who hit .300 or better five times, with a high-career .364 in 1955. As a The position of the right fielder A right fielder, abbreviated RF, is the outfielder in baseball who plays defense in right field (e.g., Roberto Clemente was a right fielder). In the numbering system used to record defensive plays, the right fielder is assigned the number 9. Outfielders must cover... right fielder, he was noted for his fearless manner in challenging fences, and usually crashed through an outfield wall in pursuit of a ball.


On May 1, See also: 1948 in sports, 1950 in sports and the list of years in sports. Auto racing The first 24 hours of Le Mans is held since the beginning of World War II. Luigi Chinetti and Lord Seldson win the race in a Ferrari 166M. Baseball January 28: The New... 1949, Valo became the first player in the The American League (or formally the American League of Professional Baseball Clubs) is one of two leagues that make up Major League Baseball in the United States of America and Canada. It developed from a minor league, the Western League, that aspired to major league status, was formed on January... American League to hit two bases-loaded In baseball, a triple is the act of a batter safely reaching third base by striking the ball and getting to third before being made out, without the benefit of a fielders misplay (see error) or another runner being put out on a fielders choice. Because a hit... triples in a game. He added a third bases-loaded triple in the same season, to tie the mark set by Shano Collins in See also: 1917 in sports, 1919 in sports and the list of years in sports. Football (Australian Rules) Victorian Football League - South Melbourne wins the 22nd VFL Premiership (South Melbourne 9.8 (62) d Collingwood 7.15 (57)) Events The Boston Red Sox, aided by the pitching of Babe Ruth... 1918. Years later, the mark of two bases-loaded triples in a game has been matched only by Bill Bruton ( This article refers to the American baseball league. For the English cricket league of the same name, please see National League (cricket). The term National League generally refers to the organization more properly referred to as the National League of Professional Baseball Clubs, the older (founded on February 2, 1876... NL, See also: 1978 in sports, 1980 in sports and the list of years in sports. Auto Racing Stock car racing: NASCAR Championship - Richard Petty Richard Petty won the Daytona 500 CART Racing (replaced USAC): Rick Mears won the season championship Indianapolis 500 - Rick Mears Formula One Champion - South Africa 24... 1979) and Duane Kuiper was a second baseman for the Cleveland Indians and San Francisco Giants during the 1970s. He was a good fielder but light hitter, remembered for hitting only one homerun in over 3000 at-bats. He is currently a radio and television broadcaster for the San Francisco Giants, and... Duane Kuiper (AL, See also: 1977 in sports, 1979 in sports and the list of years in sports. Auto racing USAC - A J Foyt won final season championship under USAC. CART, Championship Auto Racing Teams open wheel racing established in the United States. Indianapolis 500 - won by Al Unser Snr Baseball World Series... 1978). He also Eric Davis hit for the cycle in 1989 Hitting for the cycle is a baseball accomplishment characterized by a player hitting a single, a double, a triple and a home run in the same game, though not necessarily in that order. Collecting the hits in that order is known as... hit for the cycle in See also: 1949 in sports, 1951 in sports and the list of years in sports. Auto Racing NASCAR Championship - Bill Rexford AAA Racing: Henry Banks won the series championship Johnnie Parsons won the Indianapolis 500 Formula One Champion: The first World Championship for drivers under the jurisdiction of the F... 1950, and belted three home runs in a game a year later, but as Valo's career moved into its final phase, he became an outstanding Baseball In Baseball, a Pinch hitter is a common term for a substitute batter. Batters can be substituted for at any time the ball is dead; the manager may use any player not yet in the game as a substitute. Pinch hitters are often used to replace a starting player... pinch-hitter.


In See also: 1959 in sports, 1961 in sports and the list of years in sports. Auto Racing Stock car racing: Junior Johnson won the Daytona 500 NASCAR Championship - Rex White Indianapolis 500 - Jim Rathmann USAC Racing - A.J. Foyt won the season championship Formula One Championship - Australia 24 hours of... 1960, Valo set a major league pinch-hitting season-records for games, In baseball statistics, a base on balls (BB), also called a walk, is used in baseball to track the performance of pitchers and batters. If a batter receives four pitches which the umpire calls balls, he is entitled to walk to first base. Receiving a base on balls does not... walks and In baseball statistics, the term times on base, also abbreviated as TOB, is the cumulative total number of times a batter has been awarded for reaching base as a result of hits, walks and hit by pitches. See also On base percentage Walk-to-strikeout ratio Categories: Baseball statistics | Baseball... times on base. He also set a major league career-record with 91 walks for a pinch-hitter.


Following his retirement as a player, Valo worked with the Indians' organization as a Part of the History of baseball series. A Class A California League game in San Jose, California (1994) Minor leagues are baseball leagues which are at a lower pay level and play in smaller cities and towns than do Major League Baseball. In North America, most but not all of... minor league In baseball, the head coach of a team is called the manager; this individual controls matters of team strategy on the field and team leadership. The manager sets the line-up and starting pitcher before each game as well as making substitutions throughout the game. How much control a manager... manager, and served as a Professional sports scouts are trained talent evaluators who travel extensively for the purposes of watching athletes play their chosen sports and determining whether their set of skills and talents represent what is needed by the scouts organization. Some scouts are primarily interested in the selection of prospects, younger players... scout for the Phillies for 13 years, until the time of his death.


Elmer Valo passed away in Palmerton is a borough located in Carbon County, Pennsylvania. As of the 2000 census, the borough had a total population of 5,248. Geography Palmerton is located at 40°4811 North, 75°3643 West (40.803077, -75.611808)1. It lies to the northeast of the junction of... Palmerton, Pennsylvania, at age of 77. He was inducted into the Phillies Wall of Fame, at The former site of Veterans Stadium, June 28, 2004 Philadelphia Veterans Stadium, colloquially known as The Vet, was located at the northeast corner of Broad Street and Pattison Avenue in Philadelphia. It housed the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League from 1971 through 2002 and Major League Baseballs... Veterans Stadium, in See also: 1989 in sports, 1991 in sports and the list of years in sports. Auto Racing Stock car racing: Derrike Cope won the Daytona 500 NASCAR Championship - Dale Earnhardt CART Racing - Al Unser, Jr. won the season championship Indianapolis 500 - Arie Luyendyk Formula One Championship - Brazil 24 hours of... 1990.


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Pinch Me I’m Elmer Valo from The Hardball Times (1054 words)
Valo had a Hall-of-Fame batting eye walking over three times as often as he struck out; with a decent lineup behind him he’d likely have been among the league leaders in runs scored.
Valo got his first taste of the big leagues in 1940 at the tender age of 19, and by age 21 he cracked the Philadelphia A’s varsity and enjoyed the little known honor of being the first player to grace the cover of Baseball Digest.
Valo had a brief tenure as a major league coach with the Cleveland Indians in 1963-64 and received two Hall-of-Fame votes in 1967.
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