Major leaguer who played 16 seasons and won a Gold Glove at third base in 1969.He was signed by the Kansas City Athletics in 1955 and immediately thrust into major league competition, one of the rare instances of a player debuting in the big leagues without spending time in the minors.A good defensive third baseman with the Yankees, he still lost the AL Gold Glove on a yearly basis to defensive wizard Brooks Robinson. It wasn't until he switched to the National League that he finally won the award.BEFORE FAME
He played baseball at Alba High School in Missouri.PERSONAL LIFE
He was one of fourteen children of Chester Vern Boyer and Mabel Agnes Means.FUN FACTS
Baseball player Clete Boyer were born on Tuesday, birthstone is Amethyst, the seaon was Winter in the Chinese year of Ox, it is 20 days until Clete Boyer next birthday.