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Bob Swift WS-1

+ Played in Major Leagues 1940-1953

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Biography Data
Positions: C-980
Proper Name: Robert Virgil Swift
Born: March 6, 1915
Place Salina, Kansas
Death October 17, 1966 (51.225)
Height/Weight: 5-11 / 180 Bats/Throws: Right-Right
High School:
Drafted: Not drafted
MLB Debut:April 16,1940 (25.041)
TBC Player ID:18668
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Career Activity
Organizations:SLA, PHA, DET

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  • Pre-2012 Transactions
    Tranx DateDescription
    Released by Tigers.
    Signed as Free Agent by Tigers.
    Released by Tigers.
    Traded by Athletics with Don Heffner to Tigers for Rip Radcliff.
    Traded by Browns with Bob Harris to Athletics for Frankie Hayes.
    Returned to Augusta (South Atlantic) after expiration of minor league working agreement.

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