For the actor, see George Takei
(who is married to Brad Altman).
George Lee Altman (born
March 20, 1933 in
Carolina) is a former outfielder
in Major League Baseball and
From through , Altman played for the Chicago Cubs
(1959- , -1967), St. Louis Cardinals
( ) and New York Mets
( ). He batted left-handed
and threw right-handed
In a nine-season MLB career, Altman was a .269 hitter
with 101 home
and 403 RBI
in 991 games played
through , Altman played in Japan for the
Lotte Orions and the Hanshin Tigers.
He posted a .309
average with 205 HR, and credited martial
training for his improvement.
of Tennessee State
University , Altman currently resides in O'Fallon, MO.