Cliff Aberson

Clifford Alexander Aberson (August 28, 1921 – June 23, 1973) was a Major League Baseball left fielder and American football player. Aberson played baseball for the Chicago Cubs for parts of three seasons, from 1947 to 1949. He hit .251 in 63 career games. He also played football for the Green Bay Packers, playing 10 games in 1946. During World War II, Aberson served in the United States Army with Company L, 314th Infantry Regiment, 97th Infantry Division.

Cliff Aberson
Left fielder
Born: August 28, 1921
Chicago, Illinois
Died: June 23, 1973 (aged 51)
Vallejo, California
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
July 18, 1947, for the Chicago Cubs
Last MLB appearance
May 9, 1949, for the Chicago Cubs
MLB statistics
Batting average.251
Home runs5
Runs batted in26
Teams
Cliff Aberson
Position:Tailback / Defensive Back
Personal information
Height:6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight:195 lb (88 kg)
Career information
High school:Nicolas Senn High School
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Rushing yards:161
Rush attempts:48
Passing yards:184
TDINT:0–5
Games played:10
Player stats at PFR

External links

1947 Chicago Cubs season

The 1947 Chicago Cubs season was the 76th season of the Chicago Cubs franchise, the 72nd in the National League and the 32nd at Wrigley Field. The Cubs finished sixth in the National League with a record of 69–85.

1948 Chicago Cubs season

The 1948 Chicago Cubs season was the 77th season of the Chicago Cubs franchise, the 73rd in the National League and the 33rd at Wrigley Field, as well as the first of many seasons to be broadcast on television on WGN-TV while keeping its separate WBKB telecasts. The Cubs finished eighth and last in the National League with a record of 64–90.

1949 Chicago Cubs season

The 1949 Chicago Cubs season was the 78th season of the Chicago Cubs franchise, the 74th in the National League and the 34th at Wrigley Field. The Cubs finished eighth and last in the National League with a record of 61–93.

Aberson

Aberson is a surname. Notable people with the surname include:

Cliff Aberson (1921–1973), American baseball player and American football player

Helen Aberson, American children's writer, known for writing Dumbo

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Thomason married Jean Pierce in 1951. They had one daughter. Both survived him, as, in 2013, he died of heart failure at the age of 85.

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As a baseball player, Purdy was an outfielder who batted left-handed and threw right-handed. His professional career extended from 1923 through 1938 and much of it was spent in minor league baseball in his native Nebraska, where he toiled in the Class A Western League and the Class D Nebraska State League. He compiled a lifetime minor league batting average of .328 in 1,437 games.Purdy also saw 181 games of Major League service with the Chicago White Sox (1926) and Cincinnati Reds (1927–1929), batting .293 with two home runs and 59 runs batted in.Meanwhile, he played in the National Football League for the Green Bay Packers in 1926 and 1927. At 5' 6", 145 pounds, Purdy is the lightest player to ever throw a touchdown pass in the NFL. He played at the collegiate level at Beloit College.

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Heath died at his home in Jesup, Georgia.

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