Riggs Stephenson

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Birthdate 01/05/1898
Death Date 11/15/1985
Debut Year 1921
Year of Induction
Teams Cubs, Indians
Positions Left Field, Second Base, Third Base

Riggs Stephenson’s .336 lifetime average is second only to Joe Jackson among players not enshrined at Cooperstown; his career OBP is .407.

 

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Riggs Stephenson autographed photo

Riggs Stephenson autographed photo

Riggs Stephenson retired with a .336 lifetime batting average. Among non Hall of Famers, that’s the highest career mark outside of Joe Jackson. Shown here is an autographed photo of Stephenson in a Cubs uniform. His best season came with Chicago in 1929 when he set career highs in homers, runs
Autographed 3x5 card of Riggs Stephenson

Autographed 3x5 card of Riggs Stephenson

Despite his gaudy career numbers, Riggs Stephenson only appeared on the writers’ ballot four time and never received as much as 2% of the vote. He appears occasionally on the Veterans Committee ballot but has not earned much support there either. Shown here is an autographed 3×5 card of t
8x10 photo signed by Riggs Stephenson and Babe Herman

8x10 photo signed by Riggs Stephenson and Babe Herman

This 8×10 photo shows two players who’ve as yet fallen just short of Cooperstown inclusion. Riggs Stephenson retired with a .336 lifetime average. Among players not in the Hall of Fame, only Joe Jackson has a higher career mark. Babe Herman’s .324 mark over the course of his 13-year

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