Donn Alvin Clendenon was an American professional baseball player. He played in Major League Baseball as a first baseman from 1961 to 1972. He is most notable for his performance during the 1969 World Series when he won the World Series Most Valuable Player Award by hitting three home runs to help lead the team known as the Miracle Mets to an upset victory over the Baltimore Orioles.
About Donn Clendenon
First baseman who was part of the World Series-winning 1969 New York “Miracle” Mets and was named World Series MVP.
He played multiple sports at Booker T. Washington High School in Georgia.
After his playing career was over, he got a Juris Doctor degree from Duquesne University and became a practicing lawyer.
His father Claude was a math and psychology professor.
Hall of Fame ace Tom Seaver was his teammate on the Mets.
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