Tony Taylor Funeral

Tony Taylor Funeral

Tony Taylor Funeral, Service, Notices, Coffin, Obituary: Antonio Nemesio Sánchez Taylor played 19 seasons in Major League Baseball and a Cuban baseball second baseman, He also played for the Philadelphia Phillies, Chicago Cubs, and Detroit Tigers from 1958 until 1976. He batted and threw right-handed and also played third base and first base.

  • Died: July 16, 2020
  • Details of death: Died of complications of a stroke at the age of 84.

Tony Taylor Bio

Born: December 19, 1935 Central Álava, Cuba
Died: July 16, 2020 (aged 84)
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 15, 1958, for the Chicago Cubs
Last MLB appearance
September 29, 1976, for the Philadelphia Phillies
MLB statistics
Batting average .261
Hits 2,007
Home runs 75
Runs batted in 598
  • Chicago Cubs (1958–1960)
  • Philadelphia Phillies (1960–1971)
  • Detroit Tigers (1971–1973)
  • Philadelphia Phillies (1974–1976)
Career highlights and awards
  • 2× All-Star (1960, 1960²)
  • Philadelphia Phillies Wall of Fame


Taylor 18 years, A native of Cuba, signed as an amateur free agent with the New York Giants in 1954. He make his MLB debut in 1958, he signed with the Chicago Cubs and became starting second baseman. Taylor In 1960, was traded to the Philadelphia Phillies, and played with the National League All-Star. Taylor played 1003 games at second base setting a record with the Phillies, which was later broken. Taylor In 1971, was also traded to the Detroit Tigers, and was part of the division title-winning team in 1972. He later returned to the Phillies as a free agent in 1974, closing out his career there before his retirement in 1976. Taylor was later a coach for the Phillies, the Giants, and the Florida Marlins.


Tony Taylor was 84 years old during his time of death. July 16, 2020, Died of complications of a stroke.

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