Saturday, October 21, 2017

RIP - Jim Landis

Long-time White Sox' center fielder Jim Landis passed away on October 7, 2017 at age 83.

Jim played for the White Sox for 8 seasons, and was an All-Star in 1962. He won a Gold Glove award in each of his last 5 seasons in Chicago.

An 8-player, 3-team trade before the 1965 season sent him to the Athletics. After 1 season with Kansas City, he played for the Indians in 1966, then finished his career with 3 different teams in 1967.

Chicago Sun-Times obituary

Chicago Tribune obituary

New York Times obituary

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