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Richard Leroy Adams

Birthplace: Tuolumne County, California, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Richard John Adams and Gladys Barbara Adams
Brother of Bobby Adams

Managed by: Tamás Flinn Caldwell-Gilbert
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About Dick Adams

Richard Leroy Adams (born April 8, 1920) is a former first baseman in Major League Baseball who played briefly for the Philadelphia Athletics during the 1947 season. Born in Tuolumne County, California, he batted right-handed and threw left-handed.

Coming from a baseball family, Adams is the older brother of second baseman Bobby Adams and uncle of outfielder Mike Adams. He started his professional career in 1939, spending three seasons in the minor leagues seasons before enlisting in the US Army Air Force in 1941. Discharged from the service at the end of 1945, he played and managed the Santa Ana, California Army Air Base team, for which Joe DiMaggio played.

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Dick Adams's Timeline

April 8, 1920
Tuolumne County, California, United States