Frank DiPrima

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Frank DiPrima
Frank John DiPrima
Bat/Throw: R/R
Height: 5' 9"
Weight: 170
Born: 1926-12-13 at Philadelphia, PA (US)
Died: 2007-1-24 at Camp Hill, PA (US)
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Frank DiPrima was a professional player.

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Personal

  • Resided in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1953.
  • Self-identified as being of Italian ancestry.
  • Getting four hits in five trips, including a home run with the bases loaded to win the game for Winston-Salem against Danville on July 4, 1949 was his greatest thrill.

Pre-professional career

  • Attended Upper Darby High School.
  • Played baseball and basketball in high school.
  • Attended Saint Joseph's College.

Achievements

  • Tied for the lead for most doubles with 40 in the 1950 Southeastern League.

Outside of baseball

  • Was a salesman during the off-season.
  • Was a U.S. Navy Air Crewman from 1944 to 1946; did not play professional baseball those years.

Sources

  • 1953 Pacific Coast League Sketch Book.


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