From SABR Encyclopedia
|Robert Royce Usher|
|Born:||1925-3-1 at San Diego, CA (US)|
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- Resided in Tampa, Florida in 1953.
- Was presented a check for $2,800.00 by the fans of Syracuse in 1949 after a "night" in his honor:
this "night" for this popular flyhawk was to help meet expenses for one of his twin daughters who need a expensive, serious heart operation that had only been performed less than 10 times before in the nation's history.
- Led the San Diego Post Number 6 team to the National American Legion title in 1942 beating Berwyn, Illinois for the crown.
Outside of baseball
- Served in the Armed Forces in 1944 and 1945.
- Was outstanding amateur player in the country in 1942 when Cincinnati signed him to his first pro contract.
- 1953 Pacific Coast League Sketch Book.