Tony Bartirome

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Tony Bartirome
First baseman
Born:(1932-05-09)May 9, 1932 [1]
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Died: June 22, 2018(2018-06-22) (aged 86)
Bradenton, Florida, U.S.
Batted: LeftThrew: Left
MLB debut
April 19, 1952, for the Pittsburgh Pirates
Last MLB appearance
September 28, 1952, for the Pittsburgh Pirates
MLB statistics
Batting average .220
Hits 78
RBI 16 Bartirome did have the distinction of never hitting into a double play in 386 plate appearances.

Anthony Joseph Bartirome (May 9, 1932 – June 22, 2018) was an American baseball player, coach and athletic trainer. He played first base for the Pittsburgh Pirates during the 1952 baseball season, after just one minor league season. He never appeared in another major league game following 1952, even though his professional career lasted through 1963. Prior to playing professionally, Bartirome was the star first baseman for a sandlot baseball team in Oakmont, Pennsylvania. He also went on to serve as a coach for the Atlanta Braves from 1986–88. He was the team trainer for the Pittsburgh Pirates from 1967–85.


Bartirome died on June 22, 2018 at the age of 86. [2]

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