A well-regard all-around athlete, Whitey Lockman was an outstanding outfielder and later first baseman for 15 major league seasons. He played 12 of his 15 years with the New York Giants and he's best remembered for his clutch-hitting against their rivals, the Brooklyn Dodgers. He helped the New York Giants win the 1951 pennant and played a leading role in the NY Giants 1954 World Series win over the Cleveland Indians.
Carroll Whitey Lockman also was a long-time coach, manager and later a director of player personel. And, proudly served in the US Military during World War II. Baseball History