Billy Herman

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Birthdate 7/7/1909
Death Date 9/5/1992
Debut Year 1931
Year of Induction 1975
Teams Braves, Cubs, Dodgers, Pirates, Red Sox
Position Second Base

Billy Herman reached the All Star game 10 consecutive seasons from 1934-43, 8 times for the Chicago Cubs and twice for the Brooklyn Dodgers.

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Billy Herman turns down an invitation to the Yankees Old Timers' game

Billy Herman turns down an invitation to the Yankees Old Timers' game

In this letter Billy Herman writes to Yankee manager Ralph Houk declining an invitation to the Yankees Old Timers game. The letter comes on Red Sox letterhead as Herman was in his final year as skipper of the Boston club. The ten-time All Star and stellar defensive second baseman managed the Sox for
Topps gave Billy Herman his own baseball card in 1955 - as a third base coach

Topps gave Billy Herman his own baseball card in 1955 - as a third base coach

After completing his Hall of Fame playing career Billy Herman stayed close to the game. His final season as a second baseman came as a player-manager in 1947 with the Pirates. From 1952-1957 he was a coach for the Dodgers before moving on to the Milwaukee Braves in 1958 and 1959. The next season Her

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