I am a baseball player. I played for the Cubs, Dodgers, Braves, Angels, Indians, Orioles, White Sox, Giants, and Cardinals. In my first at bat in the majors I hit a home run. It was the only home run in my career.
Who am I?
CLUE ONE: In WWII I got a purple heart for injuries recieved during the Battle of the Bulge.
CLUE TWO: I wasn't a good batter, but I was a good pitcher. I threw a mean knuckleball, and once no-hit the Yankees.
CLUE THREE: I was elected to the hall of fame in 1985. I won 143 games in my 20 year career, unique because I didn't get to the majors 'til I was 28.
ANSWER: Hoyt Wilhelm