Aristotle George Agganis Net Worth

Aristotle George Agganis Net Worth is

Aristotle George Agganis Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

Aristotle George (Harry) Agganis (Greek: ??????????? ???????? ???????) (April 20, 1929 – June 27, 1955), nicknamed "The Golden Greek", was a former American first baseman and college football star who played two seasons with the Boston Red Sox of the American League (1954–1955), after passing a potential professional football career.Born in Lynn, Massachusetts from a large Greek family, Agganis first gained notice as a college football player at Boston University, becoming the first person in school history to be named All-American. He passed a professional career with the Cleveland Browns in order to play his favorite sport, baseball, close to his hometown. Agganis was signed to a bonus baby contract, and after one season playing minor league baseball, Agganis became the starter at first base for the Red Sox.In 1955, Agganis became gravely ill early in the season and was hospitalized for two weeks for pneumonia. He rejoined the Red Sox for one week before being re-hospitalized with a viral infection. After showing some signs of recovery, Agganis died of a pulmonary embolism on June 27. Agganis' sudden death is considered one of the greatest tragedies to hit Boston's sporting community.

Date Of BirthApril 20, 1929
Place Of BirthLynn, Massachusetts, USA
Height6' 2" (1.88 m)
Star SignTaurus
1Granduncle of Greg Agganis.
2Uncle of Mike Agganis.
3Agganis Arena at Boston University is named for him.
4Inducted into the Boston University Athletics Hall of Fame in 1959.
5Inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1974.
6Died of a blood clot that migrated from his leg to his heart.
7First baseman with the American League's Boston Red Sox, 1954-1955.
8Made major league debut on 13 April 1954.

Archive Footage

Agganis: The Golden Greek - Excellence to the End2012DocumentaryHimself
The Golden Greek: The Harry Agganis Story2010DocumentaryHimself
Boston Red Sox: 100 Years of Baseball History2001Video documentaryHimself
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