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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New York Giants World Series hero Dusty Rhodes writes about his career highlights

New York Giants World Series hero Dusty Rhodes writes about his career highlights

Dusty Rhodes’ 15-year professional playing career featured eight years in the minors and seven seasons with the Giants. Though he never had as many as 250 at bats in a big league season, Rhodes had some moments that will never be forgotten. He certainly left his mark on baseball history in 195
Dusty Rhodes writes about Hall of Fame skipper Leo Durocher

Dusty Rhodes writes about Hall of Fame skipper Leo Durocher

Hall of Fame skipper Leo Durocher was the manager of the New York Giants for the first four year of Dusty Rhodes’ career. Durocher managed 24 years and won his only World Series in 1954 – thanks in large part to Rhodes. In the regular season Rhodes played in just 82 games but made his presence felt. The 27-year old hit .341 with a 1.105 OPS. Rhodes

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