Rogers Hornsby

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Rogers Hornsby, Sr. (April 27, 1896 – January 5, 1963), nicknamed "The Rajah", was an American baseball infielder, manager, and coach who played 23 seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB). He played for the St. Louis Cardinals (1915–1926, 1933), New York Giants (1927), Boston Braves (1928), Chicago Cubs (1929–1932), and St. Louis Browns (1933–1937). Hornsby had 2,930 hits and 301 home runs in his career; his career .358 batting average is second only to Ty Cobb's average. He was named the National League (NL)'s Most Valuable Player (MVP) twice, and was a member of one World Series championship team.

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Age: 66 (age at death)
Nationality: American
Claim to Fame: One line executive summary

Batting

Year Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG
1915 STL 18 57 5 14 2 0 0 4 0 2 6 0.246 0.271 0.281
1916 STL 139 495 63 155 17 15 6 65 17 40 63 0.313 0.369 0.444
1917 STL 145 523 86 171 24 17 8 66 17 45 34 0.327 0.385 0.484
1918 STL 115 416 51 117 19 11 5 60 8 40 43 0.281 0.349 0.416
1919 STL 138 512 68 163 15 9 8 71 17 48 41 0.318 0.384 0.430
1920 STL 149 589 96 218 44 20 9 94 12 60 50 0.370 0.431 0.559
1921 STL 154 592 131 235 44 18 21 126 13 60 48 0.397 0.458 0.639
1922 STL 154 623 141 250 46 14 42 152 17 65 50 0.401 0.459 0.722
1923 STL 107 424 89 163 32 10 17 83 3 55 29 0.384 0.459 0.627
1924 STL 143 536 121 227 43 14 25 94 5 89 32 0.424 0.507 0.696
1925 STL 138 504 133 203 41 10 39 143 5 83 39 0.403 0.489 0.756
1926 STL 134 527 96 167 34 5 11 93 3 61 39 0.317 0.388 0.463
1927 NYG 155 568 133 205 32 9 26 125 9 86 38 0.361 0.448 0.586
1928 BSN 140 486 99 188 42 7 21 94 5 107 41 0.387 0.498 0.632
1929 CHC 156 602 156 229 47 8 39 149 2 87 65 0.380 0.459 0.679
1930 CHC 42 104 15 32 5 1 2 18 0 12 12 0.308 0.385 0.433
1931 CHC 100 357 64 118 37 1 16 90 1 56 23 0.331 0.421 0.574
1932 CHC 19 58 10 13 2 0 1 7 0 10 4 0.224 0.357 0.310
1933 SLB 11 9 2 3 1 0 1 2 0 2 1 0.333 0.455 0.778
1933 STL 46 83 9 27 6 0 2 21 1 12 6 0.325 0.423 0.470
1934 SLB 24 23 2 7 2 0 1 11 0 7 4 0.304 0.484 0.522
1935 SLB 10 24 1 5 3 0 0 3 0 3 6 0.208 0.296 0.333
1936 SLB 2 5 1 2 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0.400 0.500 0.400
1937 SLB 20 56 7 18 3 0 1 11 0 7 5 0.321 0.397 0.429
Career 2259 8173 1579 2930 541 169 301 1584 135 1038 679 - - -

Fielding

Year Team G GS Inn PO A E DP Fld%
1915 STL 18 - 48 46 8 12 0.922
1916 STL 139 - 325 315 45 35 0.934
1917 STL 145 - 268 527 52 82 0.939
1918 STL 115 - 211 434 46 55 0.933
1919 STL 138 - 233 367 34 39 0.946
1920 STL 149 - 343 524 34 76 0.962
1921 STL 154 - 340 487 27 62 0.968
1922 STL 154 - 398 473 30 81 0.967
1923 STL 107 - 323 299 21 61 0.967
1924 STL 143 - 301 517 30 102 0.965
1925 STL 138 - 287 416 34 95 0.954
1926 STL 134 - 245 433 27 73 0.962
1927 NYG 155 - 299 582 25 98 0.972
1928 BSN 140 - 295 450 21 85 0.973
1929 CHC 156 - 286 547 23 106 0.973
1930 CHC 42 - 44 76 11 16 0.916
1931 CHC 100 - 128 255 22 30 0.946
1932 CHC 19 - 17 10 4 0 0.871
1933 STL 46 - 24 35 2 7 0.967
1934 SLB 24 - 2 3 0 1 1.000
1935 SLB 10 - 38 5 0 1 1.000
1936 SLB 2 - 10 0 0 0 1.000
1937 SLB 20 - 30 41 4 10 0.947
Career 2248 - 4495 6842 500 1127 -

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