By John C. Skipper
In In January 1936, Ty Cobb, Babe Ruth, Honus Wagner, Christy Mathewson and Walter Johnson grew to become constitution participants in an unique membership: the nationwide Baseball corridor of reputation in Cooperstown, big apple. through 2008, the club had grown to 286 members, together with gamers, managers, coaches, umpires, executives, and pioneers. furthermore, the corridor of status has famous 32 broadcasters and fifty nine writers with its Frick and Spink awards. This greatly up-to-date and revised variation offers crucial details for each person commemorated by means of or elected to the corridor of popularity, together with the ancient classification of 2006, which observed enshrinement of 17 formerly missed greats from the Negro Leagues and pre-Negro Leagues. every one access comprises biographical details and profession highlights, in addition to the yr of induction or popularity. Year-by-year data are incorporated for the avid gamers, besides an inventory of transactions. greater than eighty pictures are new to the second one variation.
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373 WORLD SERIES Year 1980 1985 2 years Team KC KC G 6 7 13 AB 24 27 51 R 3 5 8 H 9 10 19 Brickhouse 38 Jack Brickhouse Broadcaster. Received Ford C. Frick Award: 1983. From 1948 to 1981 Jack Brickhouse was a broadcaster of Chicago baseball games, at one time for both the Cubs and the White Sox. He is primarily remembered as being the television voice of the Chicago Cubs, for whom he worked the longest. But he had the distinction of broadcasting the last pennant-winning victory of any Chicago baseball team until the White Sox won it in 2005.
328 Bell 26 Year 1896 1897 1898 1899 1900 1901 1902 1903 1904 1905 1906 1907 20 years Team Pitt-NY NY-Cin Cin Cin Cin Cin Cin Cin StL (N) StL StL StL G 105 114 118 134 141 140 129 120 140 134 87 22 2386 AB 399 433 459 513 558 580 532 459 551 514 320 115 9527 R 81 84 86 87 98 79 82 85 72 48 29 6 1600 H 110 143 135 171 190 178 176 150 179 147 79 24 2931 D 15 19 20 27 26 39 23 29 22 20 16 2 475 T 9 12 12 16 10 13 7 10 9 10 6 0 244 HR 8 8 4 3 2 3 5 2 1 1 0 0 88 RBI 70 87 72 99 94 79 69 81 67 57 44 7 1575 AVE.
Elected to Hall of Fame: 1953. Nickname: Chief — a common nickname for men of Indian descent; Bender was half Chippewa Indian. Chief Bender won 210 games in his 15-year Major League career that began in 1903. 623. 621. Bender won over 20 games in two seasons and had the best won-loss percentage in three seasons. He appeared in ﬁve World Series for the Philadelphia A’s, winning six games and losing four. He had nine complete games in World Series play. In 1910, he threw a no-hitter against the Cleveland Indians, winning 4–0.
A Biographical Dictionary of the Baseball Hall of Fame, 2d ed. by John C. Skipper