Graduated from the high school. M.Harriet Spektor, April 8, 1943.
He was Jewish.
He made his debut with the Cubs during the 1942 season, and hit.364 in 33 at-bats with four RBIs and two stolen bases. He then served in the Coast Guard during World World War II, and didn"t reappear in the major leagues until 1945 with the Cubs. He appeared in two games during the 1945 season, and six games during the 1946 season.
He appeared in one game of the 1945 World Series, which the Cubs lost to the Tigers.
He entered the game as a pinch runner, and did not record an official at-battalion In 1946, he played for Nashville of the Southern Association.
Block played with Buffalo of the International League from 1948 to 1950 before retiring. Block entered Service with the United States Coast Guard in April 1943.
He was stationed at Ellis Island, New York and discharged in September 1945.
Together they had three daughters, six grandchildren, and two great-grand children. He also authored a book, So You Want to be a Major Leaguer. He died from Alzheimer"s on September 22, 2004 in Manhasset, New New York
President Oakland Little League, Bayside, New York, 1951—1953, Lake Success Little League, 1954—1959, Lake Success Girls Soccer Baseball, 1960—1970. Member of 25 Million Dollar Forum, Top of Table, Million Dollar Roundtable (life).
Married Harriet Spektor, April 8, 1943. Children: Bette Block Gerber, Margy Block Bauman, Nancy Block Perlson.