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Johnny Callison Autograph on a 1971 Topps (#12)
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Age 67
Birthday 12 March, 1939
Birthplace Qualls, OK
Died 12 October, 2006
Place of Death Abington, PA
Height 5' 10" (178 cm)
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Nationality American
Occupation Baseball
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John Wesley Callison (March 12, 1939 – October 12, 2006) was an American professional baseball player. He played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for 16 seasons and is best known for his years with the Philadelphia Phillies as a right fielder from 1960 through 1969. He was an All-Star for three seasons and four All-Star games. He led the National League (NL) in triples twice and doubles once, and gained his greatest prominence in the 1964 season in which he was named the MVP of the All-Star Game and he was the runner-up for the NL Most Valuable Player Award. He also led the NL in outfield assists four consecutive times and in double plays once, and ended his career among the top five Phillies in home runs (185) and triples (84).

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