Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Al Rossi

Alfred Michael Rossi

November 27, 1925
Trenton, NJ

April 17, 2007
Hamilton, NJ

1944-45 Rider (College)
1945-46 Trenton Tigers (ABL)
1946-47 Trenton Tigers (ABL)
1947-48 Brooklyn Gothams (ABL)
1947-48 Trenton Cubs (Independent)
1948-49 Trenton Tigers (ABL)

Rossi was a New Jersey native who played both basketball and baseball professionally. After one year at Rider, Rossi left school to pursue athletics. He played basketball for four seasons in the ABL and six seasons in baseball's minor leagues, pitching in the Giants and Senators organizations. He took over the family restaurant, Rossi's Bar and Grill in Chambersburg, New Jersey,, in the 1940's. It was a restaurant renown for their hamburgers and was a favorite stop for many east coast celebrities like Joe DiMaggio and Mickey Mantle. Rossi died in 2007, but the restaurant lives on. In 2013, the restaurant moved from the its location since opening in 1933 to a new location in Hamilton.

Minor League Baseball Stats:

Rossi Bar and Grlll to Move


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