|Birth: ||May 13, 1927|
|Death: ||Jun. 17, 2009|
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.)
Gloria Rhodes (1926 - 2011)*
Davis Memorial Park
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Originally Created by: C.S.
Record added: Jun 18, 2009
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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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