Oakland A’s release veteran first baseman Dick Allen ending his 15-year career

Mar 28, 1978 | Transactions

On March 28, 1978, The Oakland A’s release veteran first baseman Dick Allen, ending his 15-year career. The Wampum, Pennsylvania native finishes his stormy relationship with major league baseball with 351 HRs, 1,192 RBIs, and a .292 batting average. The highlight of Allen’s career occurred in 1972, when he earned the MVP Award with the Chicago White Sox.

 

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