Lou Brock

Lou Brock
Birthdate 6/18/1939
Death Date 9/6/2020
Debut Year 1961
Year of Induction 1985
Teams Cardinals, Cubs
Position Left Field

Lou Brock broke Ty Cobb’s all-time stolen base record in ’77 & held it until Rickey Henderson broke it in ’91. Brock was inducted into the Hall in ’85.

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When Lou Brock moved from Chicago to St. Louis he ignited the Cardinals to the '64 World Series

When Lou Brock moved from Chicago to St. Louis he ignited the Cardinals to the '64 World Series

Lou Brock began his big league career by playing four games with the Cubs in 1961. In his first full season with Chicago in ’62 the team lost 103 games. The Cubs took a step forward in ’63 improving to 82-80. Going into the ’64 season the Cubs had high hopes. By the middle of June,
Speedster Lou Brock was a World Series hero, hitting .391 in 21 Fall Classic games

Speedster Lou Brock was a World Series hero, hitting .391 in 21 Fall Classic games

Shown above is a pair of Lou Brock autographed Topps baseball cards. The 1978 Record Breaker card commemorates Brock breaking Ty Cobb’s all-time mark for career stolen bases. Brock held the record from 1977 until Rickey Henderson broke it on May 1, 1991. The second card highlights Brock’
Lou Brock was inducted into the Hall of Fame with 3 others on Sunday, July 28, 1985

Lou Brock was inducted into the Hall of Fame with 3 others on Sunday, July 28, 1985

Baseball’s ultimate honor is induction into the Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York. After a 19-year big league career that included 3,023 hits and 928 stolen bases, Lou Brock earned the distinction. A first-ballot selection, Brock was joined by fellow writers’ selection, reliever extr

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