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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Robert Clayton Shantz
Stat Years
1949-1964  [mlb] 1949-1964
5-6 / 142
Right / Left
P (537) ... OF (1)
Draft Position
Born Date/Place
High School
Pottstown (Pottstown,PA)
MLB Debut
1949-05-01 - Boxscore  (Age: 23.217)
Service Time
PHA [6] NYA [4] SLN [3] KC1 [2] PIT [1] HOU [1] PHI [1] CHN [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 17874 ... retro id: shanb102 ... mlbam id: 122060
Brother of Billy Shantz
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On Base

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