Reese, Pee Wee, 1918-1999

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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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referencedIn FIRST (1949) WORLD SERIES BASEBALL GAME - NEW YORK YANKEES VERSUS BROOKLYN DODGERS United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn Brooklyn Dodgers team photographs, 1953 Brooklyn Historical Society
referencedIn Rickey, Branch, 1881-1965. Branch Rickey papers, 1890-1969 (bulk 1936-1965) Library of Congress
referencedIn THIRD (1949) WORLD SERIES BASEBALL GAME - NEW YORK YANKEES VERSUS BROOKLYN DODGERS United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn Kahn, Roger, 1927-. Roger Kahn Papers : papers 1936-2004. National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, NBHOF
referencedIn Rickey, Branch, 1881-1965. Papers of Branch Rickey, 1890-1969 (bulk 1936-1965) Library of Congress
referencedIn Play Ball United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn Dudley family. Dudley family : papers, 1861-1971. The Filson Historical Society
referencedIn Keating, JoAnn Duffy. Gil Hodges Scrapbooks: scrapbooks, 1952-1956. National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, NBHOF
referencedIn Reese, Pee Wee Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum
referencedIn SECOND (1949) WORLD SERIES BASEBALL GAME - NEW YORK YANKEES VERSUS BROOKLYN DODGERS United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn [Player File : Reese, Pee Wee , 1940- / Compiled by the National Baseball Hall of Fame Library, Cooperstown, N.Y.] National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, NBHOF
referencedIn Branch Rickey Papers, 1890-1969, (bulk 1936-1965) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Wagner, Ruth Anne. Pee Wee Reese scrapbook : scrapbook, 1951-1961 1951-1984. National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, NBHOF
referencedIn National Baseball Hall of Fame Scrapbook : scrapbook, 1984. National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, NBHOF
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memberOf Brooklyn Dodgers (Baseball team) corporateBody
associatedWith Dudley family. person
associatedWith Kahn, Roger, 1927- person
associatedWith Keating, JoAnn Duffy. person
memberOf Los Angeles Dodgers (Baseball team) corporateBody
correspondedWith Rickey, Branch, 1881-1965. person
associatedWith Rickey, Branch, 1881-1965. person
associatedWith Robinson, Jackie, 1919-1972 person
associatedWith Wagner, Ruth Anne person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Los Angeles CA US
Ekron KY US
Brooklyn NY US
Louisville KY US
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Baseball players
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Birth 1918-07-23

Death 1999-08-14

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