Frank Lary

Northport native Frank Lary (1930-2017) pitched in the minor leagues during the early 1950s before he was called up to the major leagues by the Detroit Tigers in 1954. He also played for the New York Mets, the Milwaukee Braves, and the Chicago White Sox before retiring in 1965. Lary was known as "The Yankee Killer" due to his career 28-13 record against the New York Yankees.

the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame