bob ramazzotti, 1952 topps #184, cubs

Player: Ramazzotti, Bob

Card: 1952 Topps #184

Position: 2B, 3B, SS

Robert Louis Ramazzotti, the son of Italian immigrants, was born January 16, 1917 in Eleanora, Pennsylvania. He was an infielder who played from 1946 to 1953 with the Brooklyn Dodgers and Chicago Cubs, primarily as a second and third baseman.

Ramazzotti’s career began late, was interrupted by war during his prime years (1942-45), and was stifled by a mind-boggling string of serious injuries, one of which almost ended his life when he was hit in the temple with a fastball which resulted in a triple fracture of his skull. But Ramazzotti, although not particularly lucky, was well stocked with courage and grit, which he used to defy the fates and carve out a respectable seven-year major league career.

In 1988, he was elected to the Blair County Sports Hall of Fame.

(Excerpted from Wikipedia, BR Bullpen, and SABR)

1951 Bowman #247 (name misspelled)

Bob is part of the Topps Card Tour – 1952 Topps – Go to the Next Stop


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