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Bob Aspromonte

Bob Aspromonte

  • Sport: Baseball
  • Decade Inducted: 00s

During his career, Aspromonte played first base, second base, shortstop, third base, and outfield. In 1971, he was the last Brooklyn Dodger player to retire. He appeared in 1,324 games, and came to bat 4,369 times.

A former utility player, Aspromonte born in Brooklyn, New York had a 13-year career in 1956 and from 1960 to 1971. Aspromonte played for NL teams including: the Brooklyn/Los Angeles Dodgers, Houston Colt 45’s/Astros, Atlanta Braves and New York Mets.

Bob is the younger brother of former MLB player Ken Aspromonte both of whom were inducted into the National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame in 2012.