BirthdayMarch 8, 1922

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Carl Furillo

    Full name: Carl Furillo
    Also known as: Carl Furillo, Furillo, Carl
    Professions: American baseball player

  2. Carl Furillo Measurements

    Height: 6' (1.83 m)

  3. Carl Furillo Death information

    Died: Saturday, 21st of January, 1989 (Age: 66)

  4. Carl Furillo Biography

    Carl Anthony Furillo (March 8, 1922 – January 21, 1989), nicknamed "The Reading Rifle" and "Skoonj," was a right fielder in Major League Baseball who played his entire career for the Brooklyn and Los Angeles Dodgers. A member of seven National League champions from 1947 to 1959 inclusive, he batted over .300 five times, winning the 1953 batting title with a .344 average – then the highest by a right-handed hitting Dodger since 1900. Noted for his strong and accurate throwing arm, he recorded 10 or more assists in nine consecutive seasons, leading the league twice, and retired with the fifth-most games in right field (1408) in NL history.

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