Take a look at this story from Sports Illustrated in April 1964, when Dick Allen was a prospect with the Phillies. Interesting read about his raw baseball skills. Notice the comparison to Hank Aaron.
Mitchell Nathanson, author of “God Almighty Hisself: The Life and Legacy of Dick Allen,” recently was a guest on the MLB Network and had the opportunity speak about Dick Allen’s legacy and his case for the Hall of Fame.
Here’s a review of Mitchell Nathanson’s new book about Dick Allen.
Mr. Nathanson will be appearing at the West Oak Lane branch of the Free Library (2000 Washington Lane – 74th Avenue and Washington Lane) on April 7 at 6:30 to talk about the book and sign copies ($34.95, cash only, please).
We’ll also have copies of the petition there for people to sign.
Thanks to Drew Davis for uncovering this nugget:
Over his entire career, Dick Allen’s teams were:
Thanks to Drew Davis for this interesting way to look at Dick’s career stats. This certainly shoots down the argument that he didn’t play enough games to warrant Hall of Fame inclusion.