- Part of organized baseball as a player, coach and minor league manager from 1932 through the early 1970s.
- Played all the infield postions except first base during his 15-year career.
- Led the Middle Atlantic League in fielding four times as a second baseman and once as a shortstop.
- Had a lifetime .297 batting average.
- After 18 years as a minor leaguer, he joined the Pittsburgh Pirates as a coach, serving multiple tenures from 1958 through 1972.
- Third base coach during Game 7 of the 1960 World Series as the Pirates Bill Mazeroski hit his Series-winning, ninth-inning homer against the heavily-favored New York Yankees.
- Part of coaching staff on the Pirates 1971 World Series winning team.
- Played in the minor leagues from 1932 through 1947, and became a minor league manager at age 25 in 1938.
- Career record as a minor league manager was 1,285 victories, and 1,386 defeats (.481).
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