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Born: December 25, 1904|
Died: April 13, 1962 (aged 57)|
|September 8, 1929 for the Detroit Tigers|
Last MLB appearance
|July 27, 1932 for the Boston Braves|
|Runs batted in||69|
Born in Chattanooga, Tennessee, Akers played in 174 major league games and hit .261 with 124 hits, 69 runs batted in (RBIs), 37 extra base hits, 63 bases on balls, a .349 on-base percentage, and a .409 slugging percentage. His best season was 1930 when he played in 85 games and had 40 RBIs, a .279 batting average, and a .375 on-base percentage. Over his career, Akers played 99 games at shortstop, 46 games at third base, and 7 games at second base.
Akers died in 1962 at age 57 in Chattanooga, Tennessee.