Bob Meusel

Bob Meusel
Birthdate7/19/1896
Death Date11/28/1977
Debut Year1920
Year of Induction
Teams Reds, Yankees
Positions Left Field, Right Field

One of only four players to hit for the cycle thrice, Bob Meusel had the second most RBI among American League right-handers in the 1920s.

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In his decade with the Yankees, Bob Meusel hit .309 and averaged more than 100 RBI per season

In his decade with the Yankees, Bob Meusel hit .309 and averaged more than 100 RBI per season

Bob Meusel had an outstanding 11-year Major League career. He burst onto the scene in 1920, hitting .328 with 11 homers and 83 RBI in just 119 games. Meusel spent the entire decade of the 1920s with the New York Yankees. Hitting behind Lou Gehrig and Babe Ruth, Muesel averaged more than 100 runs bat
Bob Muesel appeared as himself in Pride of the Yankees and The Babe Ruth Story

Bob Muesel appeared as himself in Pride of the Yankees and The Babe Ruth Story

Being a member of the great Yankee teams of the 1920s brought opportunity and fame to Bob Meusel. He appeared on the silver screen in three baseball movies. In the 1927 production Slide Kelly Slide, Meusel portrayed himself. It was a family affair as his brother Irish Meusel also appeared. Other bas

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