May 13, 1927 Matthews Montgomery County Alabama, USA
Jun. 17, 2009 Las Vegas Clark County Nevada, USA
Major League Baseball Player. Born James Lamar Rhodes, he played at the outfielder position for seven seasons (1952 to 1957, 1959) with the New York/San Francisco Giants. He was a member of the 1954 World Champion Giants' team. During the World Series, he appeared in 3 games recording four hits including two home runs with seven runs batted in and a .667 batting average. He enjoyed his most successful season in 1954, when he belted 15 home runs with a .341 batting average. In 576 career regular season games, Rhodes had 296 hits with a .253 lifetime batting average. He died from complications of diabetes and emphysema. (bio by: C.S.)
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Dusty Rhodes was a great baseball player. He was an exceptional father who loved his son Jeffrey and his daughter Helane. He was a proud grandfather who loved his grandchildren very much and always fussed over them when you spoke to him. He was funny an...(Read more) -
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