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Johnny Temple
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Birth Date:August 8, 1927
Astrology Sign:Leo
Chinese Sign:Rabbit - Yin
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Died Date:January 9, 1994

Occupation:Baseball Player

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Johnny Temple

Biography:Johnny Temple (August 8, 1927 - January 9, 1994) was a Major League Baseball second baseman who played for the Cincinnati teams Redlegs (1952-59) and Reds (1964); Cleveland Indians (1960-61), Baltimore Orioles (1962) and Houston Colt .45s (1962-63). Temple was born in Lexington, North Carolina. He batted and threw right-handed.

Temple was a career .284 hitter with 22 home runs and 395 RBI in 1420 games. A legitimate leadoff hitter and four-time All-Star, he was a very popular player in Cincinnati in the 1950s. Throughout his career, he walked more often than he struck out, compiling an outstanding 1.92 walk-to-strikeout ratio (648-to-338) and a .363 on base percentage. Temple also had above-average speed and good instincts on the base paths. Quietly, he had 140 steals in 198 attempts (71× Defensively, he showed great range with a strong and accurate arm.

Temple enjoyed his best year in 1959, with career-highs in batting average (.311), home runs (8), RBI (67), runs (102), hits (186), at-bats (598), doubles (35) and triples (6). At the end of the season he was sent to Cleveland for Billy Martin, Gordy Coleman and Cal McLish, in the first interleague trade in major league history (December 16, 1959). Temple also played with Baltimore and Houston, and again with Cincinnati for his last major season. He worked as a Houston sportscaster after his retirement.

Johnny Temple died in Anderson, South Carolina at age of 66.

Chinese Horoscope for Johnny Temple
Includes characteristics and Vices
Johnny Temple's Chinese Horoscope
Chinese Year: February 02, 1927 - January 22, 1928
Birthday: August 8, 1927

The Rabbit is a Yin,
and is the Fourth sign of the Chinese horoscope.


Personality and Character Cards:
Personality and character cards are identical!

Johnny Temple's Personality Tarot Card Strength - Personality Card

Birthday: August 8, 1927

A time for self-awareness involving courage, strength, and determination.

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Johnny Temple's Growth Tarot Card The World

Birthday: August 8, 2021

The realization of a prize or goal; success, triumph, achievement.




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