Hal Trosky

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Birthdate11/11/1912
Death Date6/18/1979
Debut Year1933
Year of Induction
Teams Indians, White Sox
Position First Base

Hal Trosky was on his way to the HoF before being sidelined by chronic migraines. In 1936 he hit .343 with 42 homers, 162 RBI & 405 total bases

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Hal Trosky signed personal check from 1955

Hal Trosky signed personal check from 1955

For six seasons from 1934-1939, Hal Trosky was one of the most potent sluggers in the game. During that time he averaged 184 hits, 38 doubles, 30 homers, and 126 RBI per year while hitting .317. His greatest season came in 1936 when he ripped 42 homers, drove in 162 runs, hit .343, and 405 total ba
Hal Trosky Jr. signed questionnaire about he and his dad in MLB

Hal Trosky Jr. signed questionnaire about he and his dad in MLB

Baseball ran in the Trosky family. Not only was Hal a Major Leaguer, but so was his son, Hal Trosky Jr. who was born late in his father’s historic 1936 campaign. The younger Trosky pitched in two games in 1958, leaving the big leagues with an undefeated mark of 1-0. In the collection is this q
Hal Trosky Jr. signed 3x5 card

Hal Trosky Jr. signed 3x5 card

Here Hal Trosky Jr. signed a 3×5 index card who had fond memories of growing up in and around the game. In the questionnaire, he listed teammates of his father who were most memorable to the younger Trosky. “Kenny Keltner, Denny Galehouse, Bob Kennedy + Luke Appling. The first three because they were solid human beings + good family men. Luke Appling

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