Pee Wee Reese

(Harold Peter Henry "Pee Wee" Reese)

Pee Wee Reese
Pee Wee Reese
  • Born: July 23, 1918
  • Died: August 14, 1999
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Athlete

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Harold Peter Henry "Pee Wee" Reese was an American professional baseball player. He played in Major League Baseball as a shortstop for the Brooklyn and Los Angeles Dodgers from 1940 to 1958. A ten-time All Star, Reese contributed to seven National League championships for the Dodgers and was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1984. Reese is also famous for his support of his teammate Jackie Robinson, the first modern African American player in the major leagues, especially in Robinson's difficult first years.

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