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Ken Aspromonte

Ken Aspromonte

  • Sport: Baseball
  • Decade Inducted: 00s

A former second baseman and manager in MLB who had a seven-year career (1957-1963), a Brooklyn, New York native, Aspromonte played in the AL for the Boston Red Sox, Washington Senators, Cleveland Indians, and Los Angeles Angels, and in the NL for the Milwaukee Braves and Chicago Cubs. He also spent three years playing in Japan, spending 1964 and 1965 with the Chunichi Dragons and 1966 with the Taiyo Whales.

Aspromonte managed the Indians from 1972 to 1974 with a record as manager of 220-260.

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