This date in Kernels alumni history – September 12, 1963 – John Roseboro

On September 12, 1963, John Roseboro (Cedar Rapids Raiders 1955) went 2-4 at the plate with a HR and five RBI to lead the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 5-3 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates at Forbes Field.

John Roseboro won two gold gloves and was selected to the major league all-star squads four times during his 14 year MLB career playing for the Dodgers, Twins and Senators. Roseboro hit .249 with 104 HR and 548 RBI.

John Roseboro hit .235 with 5 HR in 55 games for the 1955 Cedar Rapids Raiders. The team finished with a record of 49-77 under manager Ray Perry.

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This date in Kernels alumni history – September 12, 1963 – John Roseboro (Cedar Rapids Raiders – 1955)

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