New York :
Major League Baseball is in mourning to meet this Monday the death of dick allen, a seven-time All-Star, who passed away at age 78.
Allen stood out in a special way with Philadelphia Phillies and Chicago White Sox.
We mourn the passing of Dick Allen, an MVP and a 7-time All-Star. He was 78. pic.twitter.com/rCXgOoNrRM
– MLB (@MLB) December 7, 2020
The players union released Allen’s death, but it did not offer details about the causes that caused it.
Allen was one of Major League Baseball’s most feared sluggers in the 1960s and 1970s, hitting 351 home runs and hitting .292 in parts of 15 seasons with the Phiillies, White Sox, St. Louis Cardinals, Los Angeles Dodgers and Oakland Athletics.
SA seven-time All-Star, Allen was the American League’s Most Valuable Player (MVP) in 1972. when he led the Young Circuit with 37 home runs and 113 RBIs in his first season with the White Sox.
Allen was also the National League Rookie of the Year with the Phillies, in 1964, when he hit .318 batting average, in addition to hitting 29 home runs and 125 runs scored that allowed him to finish leader within that statistical section of the Old Circuit
Dick Allen was an underrated player who dominated parts of the ’60s and’ 70s. pic.twitter.com/uWtZ8QVdB1
– MLB Stats (@MLBStats) December 7, 2020
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