Birth Name: Louis Clark Brock
Date of Birth: June 18, 1939
Place of Birth: El Dorado, Arkansas, U.S.
Date of Death: September 6, 2020
Place of Death: St. Charles, Missouri, U.S.
Lou Brock was an American professional baseball player. He played 19 years for Major League Baseball (MLB), beginning with the Chicago Cubs, and mostly as a left fielder for the St. Louis Cardinals.
Lou was the son of Maud and Paralee Brock. His family were sharecroppers. He was raised in Collinston, Louisiana and Mer Rouge, Louisiana. Lou was married to Jackie, until his death. The couple were ordained ministers at Abundant Life Fellowship Church in St. Louis.
His son was professional football player Lou Brock, Jr.