Wilver Dornel Stargell (Pops)
Positions: Leftfielder and First Baseman
Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 2", Weight: 188 lb.
Born: March 6, 1940 in Earlsboro, OK
High School: Encinal HS (Alameda, CA)
Signed by the Pittsburgh Pirates as an amateur free agent in 1958. (All Transactions)
Debut: September 16, 1962 (Age 22.194) vs. SFG 1 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1963 season [*]
Team: Pirates 1962-1982
Final Game: October 3, 1982 (Age 42.211) vs. MON 1 AB, 1 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Inducted into the Hall of Fame by BBWAA as Player in 1988 (352/427 ballots).
View Willie Stargell Page at the Baseball Hall of Fame (plaque, photos, videos).
Died: April 9, 2001 in Wilmington, NC
Buried: Oleander Memorial Gardens, Wilmington, NC
View Player Bio from the SABR BioProject
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