Continuing my series on Illinois Born Major League Players.



Bret Prinz

Bert Randolph Prinz was born in Chicago Heights, Illinois on June 15, 1977. He made his pitching debut with the Diamondbacks on April 22, 2001. He was traded to the Yankees in 2003 where he want 1-0 with a 5.93 ERA. From there he went to the Angels, then the Rockies, White Sox, Cubs and Oakland. His career numbers show he was 5-4 with a 4.89 ERA and fanned 64 batters.



Norm Glockson

Norman Stanley Glockson was born on June 15, 1894 in Blue Island, Illinois. HE became a major league catcher and also played in the National Football League as a guard. In 1914 he played in deven games for the Cincinnati Reds and was 0-for-12 in his career. He died on August 5, 1955 and is buried in Maywood, Illinois


Eddie Malone

Born in Chicago, Illinois, Edward Russell Malone became a major league baseball catcher. He played many minor league games (1938-1954) but got a few games in the major leagues. In 1949 he started 48 games for the Chicago White Sox and had 170 at bats with a .271 batting average. He got in a few games in 1950 but had limited time. He died June 1, 2006 and is buried in Laguna Hills, California.