Eddie Mathews

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Birthdate 10/13/1931
Death Date 2/19/2001
Debut Year 1952
Year of Induction 1978
Teams Astros, Braves, Tigers
Position Third Base

Eddie Mathews and Hank Aaron combined to hit 863 homers to move ahead of Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig as the greatest HR-hitting teammates.

In the collection:

A pair of 1960 autographed Topps cards

A pair of 1960 autographed Topps cards

Shown here is a pair of baseball cards more than 60 years old. The National League Runs home run leader card features Ernie Banks (41 homers), Hank Aaron (40), Mathews (39), and Ken Boyer (32) and is signed boldly by Mathews. The other card is Mathew’s All Star card from the same season. The 1
Hall of Fame stationary signed by Eddie Mathews

Hall of Fame stationary signed by Eddie Mathews

The picturesque front of the Hall of Fame in Cooperstown provides a backdrop to Eddie Mathews’ signature. Mathews combined with Hank Aaron to become the most prodigious home run hitting teammates in the history of the game. From 1954-1966 Aaron hit 442 round trippers while Mathews
A trio of autographed Eddie Mathews Topps cards

A trio of autographed Eddie Mathews Topps cards

Shown here are three Topps baseball cards from 1958, 1961, and 1963. Eddie Mathews spent 15 years with the Braves, following the franchise from Boston to Milwaukee and finally Atlanta. Mathews finished his career with 512 homers, 1,453 RBI and 2,315 hits. The nine-time All Star was inducted into the

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