Wednesday, December 30, 2015

RIP - Frank Malzone

Former Red Sox' 3rd baseman Frank Malzone passed away on December 29, 2015 at age 85.

Malzone played for the Red Sox from 1955 to 1965 and was their regular 3rd baseman from '57 to '65. He finished 2nd in the AL Rookie of the Year voting in 1957, and made the All-Star team 6 times.

Malzone wrapped up his career in 1966 with the California Angels.

After his playing career, Malzone was a scout for the Red Sox for 35 years.

In 1995 he was one of the first players inducted into the Red Sox Hall of Fame.

Boston Herald obituary

USA Today obituary

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