Charlie Shoemaker

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Charles Landis Shoemaker

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Charlie Shoemaker played in 1961, 1962, and 1964 for the Kansas City Athletics, hitting .258 in 89 at-bats. He was also a tremendous college player who was named the shortstop on the 1940s-1950s College World Series All-Decade Team chosen by a panel of 60 voters representing CWS head coaches, media, and chairs of the Division I Baseball Committee in 1996 as per this website.

In the majors, he was a second baseman.

He committed suicide by self-inflicted gunshot wound in 1990.

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