Johnny Rucker

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John Joel Rucker (The Crabapple Comet)

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Biographical Information[edit]

Johnny Rucker was born in the small town of Crabapple in the Georgia Hill country. On August 4th, 1939, the New York Giants purchased him for $45,000 - then the largest sum ever paid for a southern baseball player to that point.

Related Sites[edit]

See Life Magazine April 1, 1940