YOUNGEST PLAYER ON THIS DAY IN 1943

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Carl Scheib, 1952 Topps, Card # 116

Scheib of the Philadelphia Athletics was youngest player to debut
in an American League baseball game. He was 16 years, eight
months and five days old. He led the American League in Wild
Pitches (9) in 1950 and was one of the best hitting pitchers of
his time. Carl Alvin Scheib turned 86 on January 1st.

         carl scheib signed ball

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