Joe Medwick

Joe Medwick
Birthdate 11/24/1911
Death Date 3/21/1975
Debut Year 1932
Year of Induction 1968
Teams Braves, Cardinals, Dodgers, Giants
Position Left Field

Joe Medwick won the Triple Crown when he hit .374 with 31 homers and 154 RBI in 1937. He remains the last NL player to accomplish the feat.

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Joe Medwick is one of 19 men in big league history to record 400+ total bases in a season

Joe Medwick is one of 19 men in big league history to record 400+ total bases in a season

Joe Medwick’s big league debut came as a 20-year old for St. Louis’ Gas House Gang on September 4, 1932. In the Cardinals final 26 games of the season Medwick produced prolifically. The outfielder hit .349 with a .538 slugging percentage a 136 OPS+. In ’33 he became the team’
Joe Medwick was ejected for his own safety in Game 7 of the 1934 World Series

Joe Medwick was ejected for his own safety in Game 7 of the 1934 World Series

Nineteen-thirty-four was a momentous season for Joe Medwick. Just 22-years old, he made the first of seven consecutive All Star appearances. His 198 hits, 40 doubles, 18 homers, and league-leading 18 triples resulted in 328 total bases, good for fourth in the NL. Behind Medwick at the plate and 30-g

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