Oscar Gamble, Recognized For His Afro And Lefty Energy, Lifeless At 68

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Oscar Gamble, the damaging left-handed hitter with a well-known Afro, died Wednesday. He was 68 years previous.

Gamble’s agent, Andrew Levy, confirmed the dying to MLB.com. The reason for dying wasn’t reported by the outlet.

The late outfielder and DH was with the Yankees for seven of his 17 seasons within the majors throughout the ‘70s and ‘80s.

There’s a well known 1976 baseball card of Gamble, together with his hair popping out from beneath his Yankees cap. When he joined the Bombers, he was pressured to get a haircut.

The pull hitter additionally performed for the Cubs, Phillies, Indians, White Sox, Rangers and Padres.

Gamble, who retired in 1985, batted .265 with 200 house runs and 666 RBI in 5,197 profession plate appearances.

 
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