Norman Dalton Cash was born November 10, 1934, in Justiceburg, Texas. Following graduation from high school, Cash was drafted in the 13th round as a halfback by the NFL’s Chicago Bears. Instead, he chose baseball, signing with the Chicago White Sox as an outfielder on May 21, 1955.
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Anthony Francis Cuccinello, nicknamed “Tony” or “Cootch” was born November 8, 1907, in Long Island City, New York. While playing in the minor leagues, Cuccinello caught the attention of Branch Rickey who purchased his contract for the Reds after the 1929 season. Tony made his debut on Opening Day, April 15, 1930, playing third base in a losing effort against the Pittsburgh Pirates.