Reese, Pee Wee, 1918-1999

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Birth 1918-07-23
Death 1999-08-14
Americans

Biographical notes:

Harold "Pee Wee" Reese (b. July 23, 1918, Ekron, KT–d. August 14, 1999, Louisville, KT) was an American professional baseball player. He played in Major League Baseball as a shortstop for the Brooklyn and Los Angeles Dodgers from 1940 to 1958. A ten-time All Star, Reese contributed to seven National League championships for the Dodgers and was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1984. Reese is also famous for his support of his teammate Jackie Robinson, the first modern African American player in the major leagues, especially in Robinson's difficult first years.

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Subjects:

  • Baseball

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  • Baseball players

Places:

  • Los Angeles, CA, US
  • Ekron, KY, US
  • Brooklyn, NY, US
  • Louisville, KY, US