Red Wingo

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his had on Red Wingo Dies in Crash DETROIT (AP) - Absalom H. (Red) Wingo, .colorful and hard-hitting major league outfielder outfielder of the 1920s, was killed Friday when the truck he driving was struck from behind by-an automobile at an expressway expressway entrance in saburban Park. Wingo, '66, was thrown from the cab of his truck and under its wheels. . Wingo, a native of Norcross, Ga., became a major leaguer with the old Philadelphia Athletics Athletics in 1919 and Was with the Detroit Tigers from 1924 through- 1928. His lifetime batting batting average was .308. The driver of the car which collided with Wingo's truck, Richard S. Rummel, 22, pfi Dearborn, Mich., was serioustyi injured. i

Clipped from Express and News10 Oct 1964, SatPage 17

Express and News (San Antonio, Texas)10 Oct 1964, SatPage 17
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