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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1939 World's Fair Laurel Card signed by Joe Medwick

1939 World's Fair Laurel Card signed by Joe Medwick

The 1939 World’s Fair in New York was attended by over 44 million people with countries from around the world participating. Among the exhibits was Academy of Sport and specifically the School of Baseball. Cardinal star and 1937 Triple Crown winner Joe Medwick was among the
Reverse of World's Fair Laurel Card

Reverse of World's Fair Laurel Card

A world champion with the 1934 St. Louis Cardinals Gas House Gang, Joe Medwick played 17 big league seasons with four different teams. Shown here is the back of the World’s Fair Laurel Card. It states in part, “A card similar to this one, is issue to every boy who registers and attends o
Joe Medwick signed 3x5 index card

Joe Medwick signed 3x5 index card

A ten-time All Star, Joe Medwick reeled off seven consecutive appearances in the Mid-Summer Classic from 1934-1942. The slugging left fielder played his best years with the St. Louis Cardinals during the first 11 seasons of his big-league career. A career National Leaguer, Medwick also suited up for

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