We are collecting all sports trading cards, memorabilia and any photographs of George Strickland. He is a graduate of S. J. Peters High School in New Orleans, LA. He was signed as a shortstop by the Brooklyn Dodgers as an amateur free agent in 1943. He started off with the home team New Orleans Pelicans in 1943. After serving in the service, he returned to the New Orleans Pelicans in 1947 and was obtained by the Boston Red Sox from New Orleans Pelicans as part of a minor league working agreement. He stayed in the Red Sox minor league system till 1949. On November 17, 1949, he was Drafted by the Pittsburgh Pirates from the Boston Red Sox in the 1949 rule 5 draft. He played at the MLB level for the Pirates until August 18, 1952, when he was traded by the Pittsburgh Pirates with Ted Wilks to the Cleveland Indians for a player to be named later, Johnny Berardino and $50,000. The Cleveland Indians sent Charles Sipple (minors) (October 16, 1952) to the Pittsburgh Pirates to complete the trade. Strickland played for the Indians till 1960.
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