Dorrel Norman Herzog

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General Information

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Name: Dorrel Norman Herzog

Pen Name: Whitey Herzog

Genres: Non-Fiction

Born: 1931 in New Athens, Illinois


Email: N/A

Illinois Connection

Whitey was born Dorrel Norman Elvert Herzog in New Athens, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Dorrel Norman Elvert "Whitey" Herzog is a former professional baseball player and manager who was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame on July 25,2010.

He played for the:

  • Washington Senators (1956-1958)
  • Kansas City Athletics (1958-1960)
  • Baltimore Orioles (1961-1962)
  • Detroit Tigers (1963)

He was a Manager for the:

  • Texas Rangers (1973)
  • California Angels (1974)
  • Kansas City Royals (1975-1979)
  • St. Louis Cardinals (1980-1990)

His career highlights and awards as a Manager include:

  • 1982 World Series Championship
  • 3x National League Pennants
  • 3x American League West Division Championships
  • 3x National League East Division Championships

Published Works

  • White Rat: A Life in Baseball, Harper & Row, 1987
  • Seasons In Hell, Bison Books, 2005
  • Your Missin' A Great Game: From Casey to Ozzie, the Magic of Baseball and How to Get it Back, Simon & Schuster, 2007

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

White Rat

Release Date: 1987

Literary Awards

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

Speaking Engagement Availability: (No)

External Links

Dorrel Norman Herzog on WorldCat

Dorrel Norman Herzog on Amazon


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