About Albie Pearson Autographed Memorabilia & Collectibles
Albie Pearson is a retired professional baseball player in the MLB and appeared during the late 1950s and the late 1960s. Pearson was a center fielder while he played in the Major League Baseball and was a left-handed player. In 1953, Pearson signed as an amateur free agent with the Boston Red Sox. However, Pearson never made in to the majors with the Red Sox. In 1957, Pearson was traded to the Washington Senators together with Norm Zauchin in exchange for Pete Runnels.
Pearson broke into the Senators roster in 1958 and played well enough to be named as the Rookie of the Year and was even named as the TSN Rookie of the Year. Pearson was sent to the Baltimore Orioles in 1959. However, he was not able to stay long in the Orioles roster. In 1960, the Los Angeles Angels was able to join the MLB and in that year’s expansion draft, Pearson was selected by the Angels.
Pearson’s best season in the league came in 1963. During this season, the center fielder was able to play in 160 games, had a batting average of .305 and was named into that season’s All-Star team. Pearson announced his retirement in 1966 following lingering back spasms.
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