Eddie Murray

Eddie Murray
Birthdate 2/24/1956
Death Date
Debut Year 1977
Year of Induction 2003
Teams Angels, Dodgers, Indians, Mets, Orioles
Position First Base

Eddie Murray is one of only 5 players with 500 homers & 3,000 hits. The others are Hank Aaron, Willie Mays, Albert Pujols, and Rafael Palmeiro.

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Eddie Murray was the Rookie of Year in 1977 and an All Star in '78

Eddie Murray was the Rookie of Year in 1977 and an All Star in '78

Eddie Murray as a star immediately after reaching the big leagues. The 1977 Rookie of the Year, Murray hit .283 with 27 homers and 88 RBI in his first year. In ’78 Murray made the first of his 8 All Star teams. In his first dozen years in the majors – all with the Orioles – Murray
Eddie Murray was a first-ballot Hall of Fame selection in 2003

Eddie Murray was a first-ballot Hall of Fame selection in 2003

A high school teammate of Hall of Fame shortstop Ozzie Smith, Eddie Murray was one of the greatest players of the 1980s. During the decade Murray averaged 27 homers and 100 RBI per season. He hit .295. From 1982-1985 he was dominant. Murray finished in the top 5 of MVP voting each year, earning thre

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