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Chuck Hiller

Chuck Hiller
Hiller in 1961
Second baseman
Born: (1934-10-01)October 1, 1934
Johnsburg, Illinois
Died: October 20, 2004(2004-10-20) (aged 70)
St. Petersburg Beach, Florida
Batted: Left Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 11, 1961, for the San Francisco Giants
Last MLB appearance
June 2, 1968, for the Pittsburgh Pirates
MLB statistics
Batting average .243
Home runs 20
Runs batted in 152
Career highlights and awards

Charles Joseph Hiller (October 1, 1934 – October 20, 2004) was an American professional baseball player, coach and manager.

Born in Johnsburg, Illinois, Hiller attended the University of St. Thomas (Minnesota) and was signed by the Cleveland Indians as an amateur free agent in 1957. He began his major league career in 1961 with the San Francisco Giants. On October 8, 1962, Hiller hit the National League's first grand slam in World Series history in Game 4 of the 1962 World Series against the New York Yankees, off left-handed relief pitcher Marshall Bridges. Primarily a second baseman, Hiller hit .243 with 20 home runs in 704 games over eight major league seasons.

Hiller served as a coach under Whitey Herzog with the Texas Rangers, Kansas City Royals and [[St.

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