Sam Thompson

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Birthdate 3/5/1860
Death Date 11/7/1922
Debut Year 1885
Year of Induction 1974
Teams Phillies, Tigers, Wolverines
Position Right Field

Sam Thompson still holds the Major League record for most RBI during a single month with 61 in August, 1895 while playing for the Phillies.

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In 1894 Sam Thompson was part of the all .400-hitting Philadelphia outfield

In 1894 Sam Thompson was part of the all .400-hitting Philadelphia outfield

Sam Thompson enjoyed a 15-year Hall of Fame career. Born five years before the end of the Civil War, Thompson was the product of a military family. His great grandfather served in the American Revolution and his father was a Union solider in the Civil War. Thompson learned baseball from his father w

2 responses to “Sam Thompson”

  1. Dan McMartin says:

    19th century STUD!

  2. Alan Kayser says:

    Thanks for this great page on these Phillies HOF idols!

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