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Position: OF      Born: Apr 19, 1942      Bats: Right      Throws: Right

Signed by the Colt .45s in 1961, Pointer had brief trials with Houston during three big league seasons and hit .208 with two homers in 40 games. But his baseball record doesn't sum up the man's career.

The brother of the famed Pointer Sisters pop/soul act, Aaron made a name for himself as an NFL referee for many years and then worked in Parks and Recreation in Washington state.

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