Don Newcombe

Don Newcombe was born on June 14, 1926 in Madison, NJ. In 1956, he became the first pitcher to win the National League MVP and Cy Young in the same season.
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Currently, Don Newcombe is 97 years, 10 months and 7 days old. Don Newcombe will celebrate 98rd birthday on a Friday 14th of June 2024. Below we countdown to Don Newcombe upcoming birthday.

Popular As Don Newcombe
Occupation Baseball Player
Age 97 years old
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Born June 14, 1926 (Madison, NJ)
Birthday June 14
Town/City Madison, NJ
Nationality NJ

🌙 Zodiac

Don Newcombe’s zodiac sign is Gemini. According to astrologers, Gemini is expressive and quick-witted, it represents two different personalities in one and you will never be sure which one you will face. They are sociable, communicative and ready for fun, with a tendency to suddenly get serious, thoughtful and restless. They are fascinated with the world itself, extremely curious, with a constant feeling that there is not enough time to experience everything they want to see.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Don Newcombe was born in the Year of the Tiger. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Tiger are authoritative, self-possessed, have strong leadership qualities, are charming, ambitious, courageous, warm-hearted, highly seductive, moody, intense, and they’re ready to pounce at any time. Compatible with Horse or Dog.

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In 1956, he became the first pitcher to win the National League MVP and Cy Young in the same season.

Before Fame

He played a year in the Negro Leagues before breaking into the Majors.


He became the first African-American pitcher to start a World Series game in 1949.

Family Life

He had two sons named Gregory and Evit with his wife Freddie Cross.

Associated With

He was the first pitcher to win a Rookie of the Year Award, an MVP trophy, and a Cy Young award. Justin Verlander became the second.

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