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Born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
Birth NameAnthony Christopher Kubek
Height 6' 3" (1.91 m)

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Tony Kubek was born on October 12, 1936 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA as Anthony Christopher Kubek. He has been married to Margaret Timmel since October 21, 1961. They have four children.

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Margaret Timmel (21 October 1961 - present) (4 children)

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Outfielder with the New York Yankees, 1957-1965.
Made major league debut on 20 April 1957.
Finished 11th in voting for 1960 American League MVP for having .273 Batting Average (155 for 568), 77 Runs, 25 Doubles, 3 Triples, 14 Home Runs, 62 RBI, 3 Stolen Bases, 31 Walks, .312 On-base percentage, .401 Slugging Percentage, 228 Total Bases, 12 Sacrifice Hits, 4 Sacrifice Flies and 5 Intentional Walks in 147 games.
Finished 27th in voting for 1963 American League MVP for having .257 Batting Average (143 for 557), 72 Runs, 21 Doubles, 3 Triples, 7 Home Runs, 44 RBI, 4 Stolen Bases, 28 Walks, .294 On-base percentage, .343 Slugging Percentage, 191 Total Bases, 3 Sacrifice Hits, 2 Sacrifice Flies and 6 Intentional Walks in 135 Games.
Named to 3 American League All Star Teams (1958-1959 and 1961).
1957 American League Rookie of the Year and finished 26th in voting for American League MVP for having .297 Batting Average (128 for 431), 56 Runs, 21 Doubles, 3 Triples, 3 Home Runs, 39 RBI, 6 Stolen Bases, 24 Walks, .335 On-base percentage, .381 Slugging Percentage, 164 Total Bases, 13 Sacrifice Hits, 4 Sacrifice Flies and 3 Intentional Walks in 127 Games.
Member of 1957, 1960 and 1963-1964 American League Champion New York Yankees teams. Member of 1958 and 1961-1962 World Series Champion New York Yankees teams.
Winner of the 2009 Ford C. Frick Award, given annually to a broadcaster by the National Baseball Hall of Fame.
Was struck in the throat by a ground ball hit by Pittsburgh Center Fielder Bill Virdon in Game Seven of the 1960 World Series. This led indirectly to the Pirates' rally that won the series.
Inducted into the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame in 2016.

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