Dick Allen

Birth Name: Richard Anthony Allen

Date of Birth: March 8, 1942

Place of Birth: Wampum, Pennsylvania, U.S.

Date of Death: December 7, 2020

Place of Death: Wampum, Pennsylvania, U.S.

Ethnicity: African-American

Dick Allen was an American professional baseball player. He was a first baseman. Dick played 15 seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB), most notably for the Philadelphia Phillies. His brothers, Hank Allen and Ron Allen, were MLB players as well.

Dick was the son of Era and Coy Allen. His father was born in Virginia, to a family from Rappahannock, King George County. His mother was from South Carolina.

Dick’s paternal grandfather was named Charles A. Allen. Charles was born in Virginia.

Dick’s paternal grandmother was Margaret Jane Winston (the daughter of Frederick Winston and Mary Eliza Goodwin). Margaret was born in Virginia.

Dick’s maternal grandparents were named James Rhodes and Sallie Ann Woodruff. James and Sallie were born in South Carolina.

Sources: https://sabr.org

Obituary of Dick’s father – https://www.findagrave.com

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