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Old 07-26-2006, 06:43 PM   #55
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2B Rogers Hornsby

Rogers Hornsby (Rajah)




Bats Right, Throws Right
Height 5' 11", Weight 175 lb

Born April 27, 1896 in Winters, TX
Died January 5, 1963 in Chicago, IL

Debut September 10, 1915
Final Game July 20, 1937

Inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1942.
  • The greatest righthanded batter ever.

  • His .358 lifetime average is the best in National League history.

  • 15 seasons over .300.

  • Three seasons over .400.

  • His .424 average in 1924 is the highest mark in the modern era of baseball post-1900.

  • Over a five year stretch from 1921-1925 he averaged .402.

  • League leader in batting seven times.

  • League leader in home runs twice.

  • League leader in RBI four times.

  • Won the Triple Crown in 1922 and 1925.

  • Even though Hall of Fame rules state that a player must be retired for five years before he can be inducted, Rogers Hornsby received 105 votes during the inaugural year of voting in 1936 - one year before he retired.

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Code:
Year Ag Tm  Lg  G   AB    R    H   2B 3B  HR  RBI  SB CS  BB  SO   BA   OBP   SLG   TB   SH  SF IBB HBP GDP 
+--------------+---+----+----+----+---+--+---+----+---+--+---+---+-----+-----+-----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 1915 19 STL NL  18   57    5   14   2  0   0    4   0  2   2   6  .246  .271  .281   16   2           0    
 1916 20 STL NL 139  495   63  155  17 15   6   65  17     40  63  .313  .369  .444  220  11           4    
 1917 21 STL NL 145  523   86  171  24 17   8   66  17     45  34  .327  .385  .484  253  17           4    
 1918 22 STL NL 115  416   51  117  19 11   5   60   8     40  43  .281  .349  .416  173   7           3    
 1919 23 STL NL 138  512   68  163  15  9   8   71  17     48  41  .318  .384  .430  220  10           7    
 1920 24 STL NL 149  589   96  218  44 20   9   94  12 15  60  50  .370  .431  .559  329   8           3    
 1921 25 STL NL 154  592  131  235  44 18  21  126  13 13  60  48  .397  .458  .639  378  15           7    
 1922 26 STL NL 154  623  141  250  46 14  42  152  17 12  65  50  .401  .459  .722  450  15           1    
 1923 27 STL NL 107  424   89  163  32 10  17   83   3  7  55  29  .384  .459  .627  266   5           3    
 1924 28 STL NL 143  536  121  227  43 14  25   94   5 12  89  32  .424  .507  .696  373  13           2    
 1925 29 STL NL 138  504  133  203  41 10  39  143   5  3  83  39  .403  .489  .756  381  16           2    
 1926 30 STL NL 134  527   96  167  34  5  11   93   3     61  39  .317  .388  .463  244  16           0    
 1927 31 NYG NL 155  568  133  205  32  9  26  125   9     86  38  .361  .448  .586  333  26           4    
 1928 32 BSN NL 140  486   99  188  42  7  21   94   5    107  41  .387  .498  .632  307  25           1    
 1929 33 CHC NL 156  602  156  229  47  8  39  149   2     87  65  .380  .459  .679  409  22           1    
 1930 34 CHC NL  42  104   15   32   5  1   2   18   0     12  12  .308  .385  .433   45   3           1    
 1931 35 CHC NL 100  357   64  118  37  1  16   90   1     56  23  .331  .421  .574  205   5           0    
 1932 36 CHC NL  19   58   10   13   2  0   1    7   0     10   4  .224  .357  .310   18   0           2    
 1933 37 TOT     57   92   11   30   7  0   3   23   1  0  14   7  .326  .426  .500   46   0           2   3
         STL NL  46   83    9   27   6  0   2   21   1     12   6  .325  .423  .470   39   0           2   3
         SLB AL  11    9    2    3   1  0   1    2   0  0   2   1  .333  .455  .778    7   0           0    
 1934 38 SLB AL  24   23    2    7   2  0   1   11   0  0   7   4  .304  .484  .522   12   0           1    
 1935 39 SLB AL  10   24    1    5   3  0   0    3   0  0   3   6  .208  .296  .333    8   0           0    
 1936 40 SLB AL   2    5    1    2   0  0   0    2   0  0   1   0  .400  .500  .400    2   0           0    
 1937 41 SLB AL  20   56    7   18   3  0   1   11   0  0   7   5  .321  .397  .429   24   0           0    
+--------------+---+----+----+----+---+--+---+----+---+--+---+---+-----+-----+-----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 23 Seasons         8173      2930    169     1584     64     679  .358  .434  .577      216   0   0  48   3
               2259      1579      541    301      135   1038                       4712
+--------------+---+----+----+----+---+--+---+----+---+--+---+---+-----+-----+-----+----+---+---+---+---+---+

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