Bobby Veach

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Birthdate 06/29/1888
Death Date 08/07/1945
Debut Year 1912
Year of Induction
Teams Red Sox, Senators, Tigers, Yankees
Position Left Field

Once a pinch hitter for Babe Ruth, Bobby Veach led all of Major League Baseball in runs batted in and extra base hits from 1915-1922.

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Happy Chandler writes about Bobby Veach and the Hall

Happy Chandler writes about Bobby Veach and the Hall

In this letter of September 9, 1987 former commissioner Happy Chandler writes about Bobby Veach and the Hall. The letter reads, “Bobby Veach is certainly worthy of induction into the Hall of Fame. However, the 75% rule has kept many like Bobby out of the Hall of Fame. If we could get that rule
HoFer Joe Sewell thinks Bobby Veach belongs in Cooperstown

HoFer Joe Sewell thinks Bobby Veach belongs in Cooperstown

Does Bobby Veach belong in the Hall of Fame? Hall of Famer Joe Sewell says yes. In this handwritten letter, Sewell lends his support to the former outfielder, writing “Bob Veach was a great player…He should be in the Hall of Fame…” The two men played against each other in the

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