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Saturday, 29 March 2014
BLACK SOCIAL HISTORY : AFRICAN AMERICAN " GEORGE LEE ALTMAN " IS A FORMER MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL OUTFIELDER AND NIPPON PROFESSIONAL BASEBALL OUTFIELDER AND PLAYED FOR THE CHICAGO CUBS, ST LOUIS CARDINALS AND NEW YORK MET'S : GOES INTO THE " HALL OF BLACK GENIUS "
BLACK SOCIAL HISTORY George Lee Altman (born March 20, 1933 in Goldsboro, North Carolina) is a former Major League Baseball outfielder and Nippon Professional Baseball outfielder. Altman played for the Chicago Cubs (1959-1962, 1965-1967), St. Louis Cardinals (1963), and New York Mets (1964). He battedleft-handed and threw right-handed.
In a nine-season MLB career, Altman had a .269 batting average with 101 home runs and 403 RBIs, in 991 games played. He played professional baseball in Japan from 1968 through 1975, for the Lotte Orions and the Hanshin Tigers, where he had a .309 batting average with 205 home runs. He credited martial arts training for baseball success in Japan.