Paul Schaal

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1966 Topps

Paul Schaal

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Biographical Information[edit]

Paul Schaal was a good defensive third baseman who survived a serious beaning in 1968 as a member of the California Angels. In October of that year, he was selected by the Kansas City Royals in the expansion draft. Although he was generally a light hitter, Schaal had a better than average ability to draw walks.

In Kansas City, he was the starting third baseman before future Hall of Famer George Brett took over in 1974.

A member of the Baseball List of Rhyming Names, along with such notables as Don Hahn, Larry Sherry, Lu Blue, Still Bill Hill, Mark Clark, and Greg Legg.

His first Baseball Card appearance was in the 1965 Topps set.

Paul and Ed Sukla were both born on March 3, 1943, and both played for the Angels during 1964-66.

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Further Reading[edit]

  • Rustin Dodd: "Former Royal Paul Schaal, the man who George Brett replaced, dies at 74", The Kansas City Star, September 2, 2017. [1]

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