1959 Topps #37 Gene Green
Gene Leroy Green was born in Los Angeles California on June 26, 1933. He played three seasons for the Cardinals from 1957 through 1959. In 1958, Green's best season as a big league ballplayer, he batted .281 with 13 home runs, 55 RBI, and 47 runs scored. Gene was traded to the Baltimore Orioles for Bob Nieman after the 1959 season. Mr. Green passed away on May 23, 1981 in St. Louis, Missouri.