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Senate Resolution 7 Printer's Number 45

PENNSYLVANIA, January 20 - PRINTER'S NO. 45

THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF PENNSYLVANIA

SENATE RESOLUTION

No.

7

Session of

2021

INTRODUCED BY A. WILLIAMS, MARTIN, SANTARSIERO, KEARNEY,

BARTOLOTTA, BREWSTER AND COSTA, JANUARY 20, 2021

REFERRED TO RULES AND EXECUTIVE NOMINATIONS, JANUARY 20, 2021

A RESOLUTION

Remembering Richard "Dick" Anthony Allen of Wampum, Lawrence

County, for his prominence during 15 Major League Baseball

seasons in the 1960s and 1970s, with special recognition of

his two stints with the Philadelphia Phillies.

WHEREAS, A Wampum native, Richard "Dick" Anthony Allen was

born on March 8, 1942; and

WHEREAS, Making his Major League Baseball debut with the

Philadelphia Phillies in 1963, Mr. Allen led the league in 1964

in runs (125), triples (13), extra base hits (80) and total

bases (352); and

WHEREAS, Mr. Allen finished in the top five in batting

average (.318), slugging average (.557), hits (201) and doubles

(38), leading to his selection as 1964 National League Rookie of

the Year; and

WHEREAS, A seven-time All-Star, Mr. Allen also earned status

as the 1972 American League Most Valuable Player; and

WHEREAS, Mr. Allen's powerful bat awed Phillies fans of all

ages as he hit balls out of the park; and

WHEREAS, In 1965, an estimated 529-footer cleared the Coca-

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