Leo Durocher Biography

Leo Ernest Durocher, nicknamed Leo the Lip, was an American infielder and manager in Major League Baseball. Upon his retirement, he ranked fifth all-time among managers with 2,009 career victories, second only to John McGraw in National League history. Durocher still ranks tenth in career wins by a manager. A controversial and outspoken character, Durocher's career was dogged by clashes with authority, umpires, and the press.

Durocher was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1994. Source: Wikipedia

Biography Snapshot
Name:
Leo Durocher
Nationality:
United States of America
Profession:
Baseball player, Actor
Date of Birth:
July 27, 1906
Astrological Sign:
Leo
Date of Death:
October 7, 1991
Age at Death:
85
Marriages
  • 1934-09-27
    Baseball player and manager Leo Durocher (28) weds businesswoman Grace Dozier
  • 1948-02-16
    Baseball player and manager Leo Durocher (41) weds actress Laraine Day (27) in Santa Monica, California
  • 1969-06-19
    Baseball manager Leo Durocher (63) weds socialite Lynne Walker Goldblatt (40) at the Ambassador West Hotel in Chicago
Divorces
  • 1960-06-14
    Actress Laraine Day (39) divorces manager Leo Durocher (53) due to incompatibility after 12 years of marriage
Leo Durocher Timeline
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