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Frequently Asked Questions

When was Sy Morton born?

Sy Morton was born on December 19, 1921.

Where was Sy Morton born?

Sy Morton was born in Washington, NC.

How tall was Sy Morton?

Sy Morton was 5-9 (175 cm) tall.

How much did Sy Morton weigh when playing?

Sy Morton weighed 165 lbs (74 kg) when playing.

How many seasons did Sy Morton play?

Sy Morton played 4 seasons.

Is Sy Morton in the Hall of Fame?

Sy Morton has not been elected into the Hall of Fame.

What position did Sy Morton play?

Sy Morton was a Shortstop, Second Baseman and Third Baseman.

How many hits did Sy Morton have?

Sy Morton had 31 hits over his career.

How many home runs did Sy Morton have?

Sy Morton had home runs over his career.

What was Sy Morton's average?

Sy Morton had a .183 average over his career.

How many teams has Sy Morton played for?

Sy Morton played for 3 teams; the Philadelphia Stars, Newark Eagles and Chicago American Giants.

When did Sy Morton retire?

Sy Morton last played in 1947.

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