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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Dorrel Norman Herzog  

Pen Name: Whitey Herzog

Genre: C:ADULT Non-Fiction

Born: 1931 in New Athens, Illinois


Illinois Connection

Whitey was born Dorrel Norman Elvert Herzog in New Athens, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Dorrel Norman Elvert "Whitey" Herzog is a former professional baseball player and manager who was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame on July 25,2010.He played for the: *Washington Senators (1956-1958) *Kansas City Athletics (1958-1960) *Baltimore Orioles (1961-1962) *Detroit Tigers (1963) He was a Manager for the:*Texas Rangers (1973) *California Angels (1974) *Kansas City Royals (1975-1979) *St. Louis Cardinals (1980-1990) His career highlights and awards as a Manager include:*1982 World Series Championship *3x National League Pennants *3x American League West Division Championships *3x National League East Division Championships

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