The strong-armed journeyman outfielder and opposite-field hitter had a career-high
.293 BA for
the Dodgers in 1957. Cimoli went to the Cardinals in December 1958 for
Wally Moon and Phil Paine, but was traded to Pittsburgh after the 1959 season. A
fourth outfielder for the Pirates, he was a valuable replacement, especially when
Bob Skinner was hurt during the 1960 World Series. Cimoli's pinch-single in Game
Seven sparked a five-run rally that preceded Mazeroski's dramatic Series-ending homer.
Cimoli played regularly for the A's in 1962-63, and led the AL with 15 triples in