Art Schult

Arthur William "Dutch" Schult (June 20, 1928 – July 25, 2014) was an American professional baseball player. Schult was an outfielder and first baseman who played in 164 games over five seasons for the New York Yankees, Cincinnati Redlegs, Washington Senators and the Chicago Cubs. He stood 6 feet 3 inches (1.91 m) tall, weighed 210 pounds (95 kg), and batted and threw right-handed.

Art Schult
Outfielder / First baseman
Born: (1928-06-20)June 20, 1928
Brooklyn, New York
Died: July 25, 2014(2014-07-25) (aged 86)
Ocala, Florida
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
May 17, 1953, for the New York Yankees
Last MLB appearance
May 27, 1960, for the Chicago Cubs
MLB statistics
Batting average.264
Home runs6
Runs batted in56
Teams

Schult was born in Brooklyn, New York. He attended Georgetown University and was signed by the Yankees as an amateur free agent in 1948. He played for ten seasons in minor league baseball, hitting 136 home runs. But he spent only one full season in the Majors—1957 with Cincinnati (21 games) and Washington (77 games)—hitting a personal MLB career-high four homers and knocking in 39 runs. His 111 career big-league hits included 24 doubles as well as six homers. He retired after the 1960 campaign.

Art Schult died on July 25, 2014 at the age of 86.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Former big league ballplayer dies at 86". Ocala.com. Retrieved 2014-07-28.

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