Costen Shockely

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Shockley lettered in football, basketball and baseball all four years at the old Georgetown High School. He signed out of high school with the Phillies and enjoyed a brilliant minor-league career.
He had four consecutive All-Star seasons in the minors before playing briefly in the major leagues with the Phillies in 1964 and the Los Angeles Angels. In 1961 he hit .360 for Twin Falls, Idaho
(Class “C”), finishing second in batting average and made Rookie of Year. He made  the All-Star team in 1962 (Williamsport, Pa Class A) and again in 1963 with Chattanooga, Tennessee (Class AA)
batting .335.  With Little Rock, Arkansas (Class AA) in 1964 he was Rookie of the Year and second in the leagues MVP award. In 1981 Costen coached the Georgetown, Delaware Senior League
 baseball team that won the Senior League World Series. He officiated High School basketball 20 years including state tournament games. Shockley was inducted into the Delaware Baseball Hall of
Fame 1976.



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