Carl Hubbell

Birthdate 6/22/1903
Death Date 11/21/1988
Debut Year 1928
Year of Induction 1947
Teams Giants
Position Pitcher

Carl Hubbell set the Major League record for consecutive wins when he went 24 straight decisions without a loss during the 1936 & 1937 seasons.

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Autographed original 1933 Goudey of Carl Hubbell

Autographed original 1933 Goudey of Carl Hubbell

Twice voted the Most Valuable Player of the National League, Carl Hubbell became known as the Giants “Meal Ticket”. Hubbell is perhaps best remembered for striking out Hall of Famers Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Jimmie Foxx, Al Simmons and Joe Cronin in succession in the 1934 All Star
3x5 index card note signed by Carl Hubbell

3x5 index card note signed by Carl Hubbell

Carl Hubbell’s signature did change a little over the years. In the previous image of the Goudey the space between the letters in his name is more pronounced. This example is from after his retirement from the game as evidenced by the letters being so close together. Hubbell writes, “If

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