Babe Herman

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Birthdate 6/26/1903
Death Date 11/27/1987
Debut Year 1926
Year of Induction
Teams Cubs, Dodgers, Pirates, Reds, Tigers
Positions First Base, Right Field

Babe Herman hit .393 in 1930. With five more hits that season he would’ve hit .400 likely punching his ticket to the Baseball Hall of Fame.

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Babe Herman's finest season came in 1930 when he set still-standing Dodger franchise marks

Babe Herman's finest season came in 1930 when he set still-standing Dodger franchise marks

Babe Herman’s 1930 season was majestic: .393 average, 35 homers, 130 runs batted in. If Herman had tallied just five more hits that season he would’ve finished with a .400 average. That would’ve punched his ticket to Cooperstown. The outfielder’s .678 slugging percentage, 1
Babe Herman has outstanding career numbers - .324 average, .915 OPS, 141 OPS+

Babe Herman has outstanding career numbers - .324 average, .915 OPS, 141 OPS+

Floyd “Babe” Herman roamed the outfield for five different teams during his 13-year big league career. The first six season came in Brooklyn starting in 1926. In that half-dozen year span, Herman hit .340 with a .398 on-base percentage and a .559 slugging percentage. His OPS+ was 145, me
Former Dodger Babe Herman was a hero in his hometown of Glendale, California

Former Dodger Babe Herman was a hero in his hometown of Glendale, California

The image above shows the reverse of the government postcard signed by Babe Herman. The 13-year MLB veteran lived to the ripe old age of 84 and signed plenty of autographs. The postmark shown here reveals a mailing date of December 30, 1948 from Herman’s hometown of Glendale, California. Vinta
Riggs Stephenson (.336) and Babe Herman (.324) own high career batting averages

Riggs Stephenson (.336) and Babe Herman (.324) own high career batting averages

This 8×10 photo shows two players who’ve as yet fallen just short of Cooperstown inclusion. Riggs Stephenson retired with a .336 lifetime average. Among players not in the Hall of Fame, only Joe Jackson has a higher career mark. Babe Herman’s .324 mark over the course of his 13-year

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