Dusty Rhodes

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Birthdate 5/13/1927
Death Date 6/17/2009
Debut Year 1952
Year of Induction
Teams Giants
Positions Left Field, Pinch Hitter

Dusty Rhodes hit .341 for the 1954 Giants; in the World Series that year he hit .667 with 2 homers and 7 RBI to earn the Babe Ruth Award.

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Dusty Rhodes writes about Hall of Fame skipper Leo Durocher

Dusty Rhodes writes about Hall of Fame skipper Leo Durocher

Dusty Rhodes had a 15-year professional playing career that featured eight years in the minors and seven seasons with the New York Giants. Though he never had as many as 250 at bats in a big league season, Rhodes left his mark on baseball history in 1954. That year he had posted career highs in home

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