Daryl Spencer, American baseball player, Died at 88


Daryl Dean Spencer was born on July 13, 1928, and died on January 2, 2017.

He was a professional baseball player.

Spencer was a utility infielder, playing shortstop, second base, and third base in the major leagues from 1952 to 1963.

Spencer played for the New York Giants, San Francisco Giants, St. Louis Cardinals, Cincinnati Reds, and Los Angeles Dodgers.

Spencer hit the first home run in San Francisco Giants history in an 8-0 victory over the Dodgers, on April 15, 1958

Later, Spencer played for the Hankyu Braves in the Pacific League in Japan between 1964 and 1972.

In 2004, Spencer was inducted into the Kansas Baseball Hall of Fame.

Daryl Dean Spencer passed away at 88 years old.