Class of 1998

Born: August 9, 1942 in Magnolia, Alabama

Category: Baseball

Agee started his professional career in 1961 playing briefly in the minors. In 1966, he was named Rookie of the Year with the Chicago White Sox, batting .273 and hitting 22 home runs. He was named to the American League All-Star team in 1966 and 1967. In 1968, he was traded to the New York Mets where he won a World Series in 1969. During the 1969 season, he hit .271 and led the team in home runs (26), RBI’s (76) and runs scored (97). In the third game of the World Series, he made two great catches that saved the game and rank with the greatest in baseball history.